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Spratling’s West Coast Mega-Notebook
Shotgun Spratling filled up his notebook with information on Washington, USC, Cal State Northridge, Pepperdine and BYU.
What We’re Watching: Week Three
Travis Swaggerty and South Alabama hit the road for a showdown on the South Plains with Texas Tech. The headlines what we’re watching this weekend.
Battered Big West Runs Gauntlet
Clayton Andrews sparked Long Beach to a 16-run outburst Wednesday, and perhaps it will be a springboard. But the road doesn’t get easier for LBSU or fellow struggling Big West powers Fullerton, UCSB and Cal Poly.
Percival’s Day To Remember
Cole Percival had a day to remember as his dad’s team went against his former big league teammate, Darin Erstad, and Nebraska.
2018 Conference Previews: Big West
After vanquishing rival Long Beach State in super regionals last June, Cal State Fullerton heads into 2018 as the team to beat in the Big West.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 17 CS Fullerton
Colton Eastman and Cal State Fullerton reached the College World Series last season. Now, they want more. We grade out the Titans entering the 2018 season.
2018 D1Baseball Preseason Top 25
Florida finished the 2017 college baseball season atop the mountain. Now, the Gators are expected to repeat and headline our star-packed 2018 Top 25.
Fall Report: Long Beach State
After winning its first regional in 13 years, Long Beach State has returned to prominence, and its pitching and defense should make it a contender again.
Fall Report: Cal State Fullerton
Star closer Brett Conine is back to help lead a Fullerton pitching staff that should once again be among the nation’s best, but the lineup has big shoes to fill.
Fall Report: UC Santa Barbara
Tommy Jew returns to spearhead a UCSB offense that should be potent. Will the Gauchos improve their pitching and defense enough to get back into regionals?
Top 100 Program Rankings: 31-40
Sam Houston has evolved into a postseason mainstay and leads teams 31-40 in our program rankings.
Top 100 Program Rankings: 71-80
Surging West Virginia is one of the schools that joins our Top 100 Program rankings in the 71-80 range.
Draft Signing Deadline Takeaways
The situation surrounding Oregon State’s Drew Rasmussen and his status remains up in the air, while plenty of other interesting happenings occurred at the signing deadline.
Coaching Buzz Notebook: June 27
While the CWS is coming to an end, the searches at South Carolina and California, along with several assistant coach searches, are heating up. It’s time to get the scoop.
Titans Deviate From The Fullerton Way
Cal State Fullerton has established a reputation as a strike-throwing university, but the Titans deviated from the norm in a loss to Florida State.
‘Ridiculous’ Beavers Impose Their Will
Oregon State stayed in character even after falling behind by four runs, and the Beavers took advantage when Cal State Fullerton fell out of character.
2017 College World Series Breakdown
The stage is set in Omaha as the College World Series is set to get underway with a star-studded field. Our Aaron Fitt and Kendall Rogers grade out each team.
Titans Best Rivals to Return to Omaha
Cal State Fullerton used the classic good pitching and good defense formula to knock off rival Long Beach State in a classic 2-1 game to send the Titans back to Omaha once more.
Gavin Pitches Fullerton To Victory
Fullerton lefty John Gavin picked a good time for his first complete game, shutting out Long Beach State to force a super regional Game 3, which should be the biggest game in the rivalry’s history.
Long Beach State Finally Super Again
Everyone pitched in as Long Beach State rose from the loser’s bracket to win the Long Beach Regional with a second victory over Texas.
Dirtbags Deny Longhorns
Catcher David Banuelos shifted the momentum Long Beach State’s way twice with defensive gems to help the Dirtbags force a winner-take-all with Texas.
Thrilling Finishes Grace Long Beach
Texas and Long Beach State played the game of the NCAA postseason thus far and Shotgun Spratling covered it all.
Dirtbags Throw Off With Success
Dave Smith’s gem on the mound allowed Long Beach State to save ace Darren McCaughan for Saturday for a big matchup with Texas in the Long Beach Regional.
Stanford Regional Breakdown
Stanford is trying to send Mark Marquess out with a deep run, but the pitching of Fullerton and the bats of BYU will make this regional interesting.
West Coast Postseason Primer
Shotgun Spratling looks at how the West fared on selection day, and takes a peek ahead at the outlook for West teams heading into the tournament.
Eastman’s Return Boosts CSF’s Fortunes
Colton Eastman’s return from a long lay-off makes Cal State Fullerton even more formidable heading into the stretch run.