Category: College

Summer College Tourney’s First Games Played

The second annual Summer College Tournament is three days into its’ newly extended round-robin schedule, and so far there has been plenty of action for GM’s and scouts to salivate over. The tournament, which takes place in Yokohama, home of the PRCL’s Yokohama U Spirit, runs through the month of July.

The early power team to watch is the Dominican Republic, which is 3-0 but running up a +19 run differential, after routing the United States 7-0 on opening day, then dismantling South Korea yesterday, 13-4. Continue reading “Summer College Tourney’s First Games Played”

Aggies Stahl Gets the Axe

Texas A&M has fired manager Jon Stahl after a disappointing 8th place finish in the NCAA’s South East Conference, with players expressing mixed feelings about the sudden departure. Stahl was released back on May 1st, just after the NCAA playoffs wrapped up.

Stahl led the Aggies to a last-place 19-37 finish, the second-worst in Division I baseball this season. The Boston College Eagle were the only worse team, at 17-39. Continue reading “Aggies Stahl Gets the Axe”

NCAA Player Awards Announced for 2018

The inaugural NCAA Division I season has finally come to a close with the announcement of the league’s player awards, following last week’s Indiana Hoosiers victory over the UCLA Bruins to claim the College World Series.

The two Players of the Year were RHP T.J. Burlingame (USC) for the Southeast/Pac-12 region, and RF/SS John Housley (Iowa) for the Atantic Coast/Big Ten region. Continue reading “NCAA Player Awards Announced for 2018”

Hoosiers Clobber Bruins to Win NCAA World Series

The Indiana Hoosiers have won the inaugural Bull League NCAA Division I College World Series, soundly putting down the UCLA Bruins 17-2 in Game 3, in Los Angelesm, today.

The Bruins had evened the series in a similarly lopsided contest just one day prior, beating Indiana 12-4 in a game that included a 10-run 4th inning for UCLA. Continue reading “Hoosiers Clobber Bruins to Win NCAA World Series”

Playoffs Start for CAN-AM’s 2nd Season

The second season of the Can-Am College League has entered the playoffs, using their new best-of-seven format and no designated-hitter rule for the first time.

Among the match-ups are some of the new teams added for the 2018 season, but conspicuously absent are last year’s champions, Freeport University, which left the league, and the 2017 runner-up, Assiniboine University, which failed to qualify. Continue reading “Playoffs Start for CAN-AM’s 2nd Season”

Hoosiers Set to Face Bruins in NCAA World Series

The College World Series final is set, and it will feature the UCLA Bruins (36-21) and the Indiana Hoosiers (34-22) in what is sure to be a solid, run scoring match up.

Both teams advanced after series sweeps, and so they remain undefeated, making for an exciting pairing in the first NCAA Division I championships. Continue reading “Hoosiers Set to Face Bruins in NCAA World Series”