SEC Baseball Tournament – The Final Report

SEMI-FINALS LSU 11 – SOUTH CAROLINA 0 Tiger shortstop Kramer Robertson belted a lead off home run to open the game, setting the stage for an easy victory over the Gamecocks.   Greg Deichmann provided additional power belting two home runs.   Deichmann and Robertson combined to score five runs and drive in five runs.   Jared [ . . read more . . ]

SEC Baseball Tournament, Day 4

FLORIDA 12 – MISSISSIPPI STATE 3 The top-seeded Florida Gators used an 11-Run eighth inning rally to defeat the Bulldogs.   The Bulldogs were on cruise control through seven innings behind Cole Gordon, who was baffling Gator hitters.   Gordon pitched a season high seven shutout innings, before leaving in the eighth.   The [ . . read more . . ]

SEC Baseball Tournament, Day 3

MISSISSIPPI STATE 4  – ARKANSAS 3 Brent Rooker doubled home Ryan Gridley in the top of the ninth to tie the score at 3-3 and the Bulldogs then drew a bases loaded walk to take the lead.   It was the 22nd time the Bulldogs used a late rally to win a game.   The Razorbacks had built a 3-0 lead, thanks in part to a two=run homer [ . . read more . . ]

SEC Baseball Tournament, Day 2

MISSISSIPPI STATE 3 –  GEORGIA 0 SEC player of the year Brett Rooker, blasted his 21st home run of the year in the bottom of the first, setting the stage for State.  Konnor Pilkington was lights out on the bump, tossing a five-hitter over eight innings.   It was the seventh time in tournament history that Georgia was shut out. [ . . read more . . ]

Touching’ em all—SEC set for a wild ride

What a weekend it was in the top 25.   Several teams played crucial series that went extra innings and featured dramatic come from behind victories.   The top 10 stayed pretty much in tact.   Auburn was the only casualty falling from 5 to 14.   Mississippi State jumped all the way to seven.   Texas was swept by TCU and was the [ . . read more . . ]

Touching’ em all—Tar Heels making case for #1

North Carolina moved their winning streak over the weekend to six, with a sweep over rival Clemson.   The Tar Heels needed two late come from behind rallies to topple the Tigers.   The Wins moved the Tar Heels to 37-9 on the season and to #3 in the polls.   I fully expect the Heels to reach the 45 win plateau by seasons end.   A [ . . read more . . ]

Touching’ em All – Top-10 teams struggle over the weekend

It was a wild weekend for teams in the Top 10, as seven teams suffered at least two losses.  Arizona and Cal-State Fullerton each dropped three, taking them out of the Top-10.   Oregon State remained at No. 1, with a series win over UCLA.  At 32-3, the Beavers also maintained the top spot in the RPI.   Auburn and Florida both moved [ . . read more . . ]

Touching ’em all – College baseball update

With the college baseball season moving past the halfway point, it is time to start thinking about post-season play.  During the next eight weeks,  I will dive into what to look for, as teams make their push to reach the College World Series.  It’s not to early to start thinking about joining me in Omaha for the CWS, which [ . . read more . . ]