CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Mike Fox has retired as North Carolina’s baseball coach after seven trips to the College World Series, with the school promoting longtime assistant Scott Forbes to take...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Bob Bennett, the winningest baseball coach in Fresno State history and a member of the College Baseball Hall of Fame, has died. He was 86.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A group of Power Five coaches led by Michigan’s Erik Bakich is proposing a later start to the college baseball season to trim expenses in the post-coronavirus era, make the game...
The Detroit Tigers can feel certain about one thing: They have the No. 1 pick in the draft.
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The Cape Cod League, the top summer competition for college baseball players, canceled its 2020...
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year C.J. Spiller is among eight people who have been named to the Clemson's Hall of Fame.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Bobby Winkles, the baseball coach who built Arizona State into a national power from scratch and went on to manage and coach in the majors, has died. He was 90.
As disappointing as it's been to have the college baseball season shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic, Michigan coach Erik Bakich sees a silver lining.
On this date one year ago, Long Beach State was 0-10 and on its way to a 14-41 record.
With most of the same players back, the Dirtbags are 8-3 and coming off three straight weekend series...
Michigan showed no signs of being a one-hit wonder on the first weekend of the college baseball season.
The 2019 national runner-up Wolverines knocked off top-10 opponents Vanderbilt and...
A new rule intended to help speed up the game also could thwart attempts to steal signs in college baseball.
The NCAA will allow a pitcher to wear a wristband with a signal card when the...
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OF-LHP Alec Burleson, East Carolina
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With almost all of its pitching staff back from the team that made the program's deepest postseason run, Louisville begins the season Friday ranked No. 1 in three of the six major...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The smiling faces of baseball coach John Altobelli, his wife, Keri, and daughter Alyssa shone in photos and videos cast on screens at Angel Stadium of them hitting the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A public memorial has been announced for three members of a family who died along with Kobe Bryant and others when a helicopter crashed in foggy weather last month outside Los...
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — John Altobelli’s team knew there was only one way to honor its late coach — by playing on his favorite day.
Altobelli’s Orange Coast College baseball team opened...
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — John Altobelli, the longtime baseball coach at Orange Coast College, was killed along with his wife and daughter in the helicopter crash Sunday that also took the lives of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the death of retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant (all times local):
A Southern California community college baseball coach, his wife and...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt topped off its dominant run through the Southeastern Conference with the national championship, and there may be no slowing down the Commodores.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College says its new indoor baseball and softball training facility will be named after the alumnus who helped popularize the ice bucket challenge.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State catcher and top overall draft pick Adley Rutschman is winner of the Dick Howser Trophy as college baseball player of the year.
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman has won the Golden Spikes Award as the nation's outstanding college baseball player.
Florida State's Mike Martin improbably has one last chance to capture a College World Series title that has eluded college baseball's winningest coach during his 40-year career.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Julian Infante tipped his cap to the applauding fans after being named MVP of the Nashville Regional following his impressive hitting performance.
NEW YORK (AP) — Former St. John's baseball coach and player Joe Russo, who captained the team to the College World Series in 1966 as a slick-fielding shortstop and returned twice as the program's...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State outfielder Jake Mangum won the Ferriss Trophy on Monday after a dominant regular season at the top of the Bulldogs' lineup.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Graduating students at a Connecticut college have been greeted with a surprise from their commencement day speaker: free tickets to a Boston Red Sox game.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police say the owner of a Lawrence towing company was crushed to death while changing a tire on a college baseball team's bus.
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Mike Sheppard Sr., who coached Seton Hall's baseball program for 31 seasons and had 30 players reach the major leagues — including Hall of Famer Craig Biggio — has died....
MONTICELLO, Ark. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a college baseball player from Oklahoma was seriously injured when he was struck by a vehicle in an apparent hit-and-run crash in...
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — As California baseball got started again, Andrew Vaughn wanted no part of putting pressure on himself to top a sophomore season during which he had one of the best years in...
With the exception of Spencer Torkelson's bat, things were pretty quiet the last couple years at Arizona State.
Not anymore: The Sun Devils are creating buzz as one of the two remaining...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Mike Martin of Florida State became the first coach in any college sport to win 2,000 games when his Seminoles baseball team beat Virginia Tech 5-2 on Saturday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Bart already looks like a big league hitter in his first major league camp, especially when the San Francisco Giants catcher sends a misguided pitch soaring over the...
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Fred Hill, who coached Rutgers baseball for 30 years and sent a dozen players to the major leagues, died Saturday. He was 84.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It wasn't a pop-fly that landed in shallow right field during the eighth inning of a college baseball game.
HOUSTON (AP) — Asked what attracted him to the Houston Astros, Wade Miley responded with a laugh and said: "Will Harris."
The pair played together for Arizona in 2013 and 2014 and lived together on multiple occasions. They come small Louisiana towns north of New Orleans, about an hour apart. Miley grew up in Loranger and played college baseball at Southeastern Louisiana; Harris is from Slidell and went to LSU.
CENTERVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Two former baseball coaches at an Iowa community college have been accused of misconduct by former players.
GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A former University of Delaware baseball player charged with raping six women is free on bail as he awaits trial.
The News Journal reports that 22-year-old Clay Conaway's parents put up four properties they own Monday to pay his $310,000 bail.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Dozens of prisoners serving no-parole sentences for killings they committed as juveniles are expected to get a chance for release, including the Oklahoma teenager convicted of shooting a college baseball player from Australia as he jogged down the street.
DETROIT (AP) — When a major league player hits his first home run, his team usually needs to negotiate with a fan to get the ball.
The Chicago White Sox didn't have that problem Tuesday night.
Ryan LaMarre's line drive to left field bounced off the top of the bullpen shelter and into the hands of a familiar face.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 12-year-old girl is hospitalized after being struck by a baseball at the College Home Run Derby over the weekend.
The Omaha World-Herald reports the girl was in critical condition Monday at the Nebraska Medical Center after being injured during Sunday's event.
Ashlyn Lutz of Lincoln was injured around 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Initially she was treated by workers at TD Ameritrade Park before paramedics arrived.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State has hired Indiana's Chris Lemonis to be its next baseball coach.
Lemonis, 48, has led the Hoosiers to the NCAA Tournament in three of the past four years. He was also an assistant at Louisville when the school made three trips to the College World Series.
The school announced Monday that Lemonis will replace interim coach Gary Henderson, who led the Bulldogs on a surprise run to the College World Series. He'll be introduced on campus Tuesday.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Major League Baseball will come to Omaha for a day next year as part of an initiative to take the product to new places, commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday.
As part of the buildup for the 2019 College World Series, the Detroit Tigers will play a regular-season game against the Kansas City Royals at TD Ameritrade Park on June 13. The CWS starts two days later.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Mike Martin will take one more shot at getting Florida State a national championship in baseball.
The university announced on Monday that 2019 will be Martin's 40th and final season as the Seminoles' coach. The 74-year old Martin, who became college baseball's career wins leader in May, has a 1,987-713-4 record and .736 win percentage.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It was a long time ago, but Washington teammates Joe DeMers and Willie MacIver once talked about playing together in the College World Series.
Here they are.
In 2010, the two played in a youth baseball tournament held in Omaha at the same time as the CWS. While here, their team attended some games at Rosenblatt Stadium.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Florida pitcher Brady Singer has been honored with the Dick Howser Trophy as college baseball's player of the year.
Singer, who received the award Friday, carries a 12-1 record and 2.30 ERA into the College World Series. The native of Eustis, Florida, was the No. 18 overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft by the Kansas City Royals.
Singer is the second Florida player to win the award, following Mike Zunino in 2012.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — If the College World Series is like the rest of the season, there will be lots of strikeouts when the final eight teams play for the national championship at TD Ameritrade Park.
Strikeout numbers are the highest on record in college baseball, and pitching staffs averaging nine or more Ks per nine innings have tripled the last two years.
What's happening in the college game mirrors the major leagues, where strikeouts are on track to set a record for the 11th straight year.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Casey Mize and Brady Singer expect to pitch under less stress than they did the last few weeks, maybe even months.
Mize and Singer will take the mound Saturday for the first time since becoming first-round picks in the Major League Baseball draft. Mize was the top selection out of Auburn, taken by Detroit, and Florida's Singer went 18th overall to Kansas City.