Category: College

Dominican Republic’s Granados Takes Tourney MVP Award

Dominican pitcher Efrain Granados, who plays for Utah State’s Preachers normally, won Summer College MVP

With their championship win largely due to his effort, it was no surprise that the Dominican Republic’s ace starter Efrain Granados was named the MVP of the Summer College Tournament today.

During the tourney, the 20-year-old Granados, who normally plays for the CANAM’s Utah State Preachers, went 3-1, crafting a 0.96 ERA and tournament-best 0.89 WHIP. Continue reading “Dominican Republic’s Granados Takes Tourney MVP Award”

Dominican Republic Dominates in College Final

The Summer College Tournament, featuring the best and brightest international college and high school players, has finally come to a close in a grand finish that saw last year’s silver medal winner, Dominican Republic, take the gold in 2018.

The Dominicans defeated the team from South Korea 7-2 to take the gold medal game, and were crowned champions as a result. Continue reading “Dominican Republic Dominates in College Final”

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”