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Northwestern one win from reaching NCAA baseball tournament – Chicago Tribune

Monday, May 29, 2017

Northwestern came up one victory short of its first NCAA baseball tournament berth in 60 years, losing 13-4 to Iowa in Sunday’s Big Ten championship game in Bloomington, Ind. The Wildcats had reached the final by defeating Maryland 6-5 on Sunday morning. Northwestern never has won the Big Ten tournament and last qualified for the NCAAs in 1957. The surprising run to the championship game began with wins over Michigan…

Arkansas tripped by LSU in SEC Baseball title game – SECcountry.com

Monday, May 29, 2017

HOOVER, Ala. — Arkansas baseball’s first SEC Tournament title will have to come another year. LSU stayed the king of the league Sunday. A stellar start from freshman Eric Walker was the LSU highlight as the Tigers won their 12th SEC title, 4-2. Arkansas fell to 0-4 in the baseball championship since joining the league in 1992. Matters little, really, other than for record books. Arkansas already had done enough during…

Xavier baseball wins back-to-back Big East Tournament championships – Cincinnati.com

Monday, May 29, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share Xavier’s Zac Lowther had his coming out party during the 2016 NCAA Tournament, and later in the 2016 Cape Cod Baseball League. Now, he attracts regular attention from scouts and scouting services. The Enquirer/Patrick Brennan Xavier players celebrate after winning the Big East Championship against Creighton on Sunday.(Photo: Jason DeCrow/AP) Xavier baseball is going back to the NCAA Tournament. The Musketeers (32-25) upset 42-win St….

SEC Baseball Tournament 2017: LSU holds off Arkansas to win championship – AL.com

Monday, May 29, 2017

A three-run fourth inning and a dominant performance by starting pitcher Eric Walker propelled LSU to a 4-2 win over Arkansas in the SEC Baseball Tournament championship at the Hoover Met on Sunday. It was LSU’s sixth SEC Baseball Tournament championship in the last 10 years, but first since 2014. “That was a thrilling game today,” LSU head coach Paul Mainieri said. “Two teams really going after each other.” Walker, a…

Rewinding LSU’s 4-2 win over Arkansas in SEC Baseball Tournament championship – AL.com

Monday, May 29, 2017

LSU has topped Arkansas 4-2 to win the SEC Baseball Tournament championshp. GAME STORY: LSU holds off Arkansas to win championship. Here is how the game unfolded. LSU got here with an 11-0 win over South Carolina and Arkansas dismantled Florida in a 16-0 win. WP Eric Walker (7-1), LP Kevin Kopps (3-1), S – Hunter Newman (10) HR: Arkansas’ Eric Cole (5)  FINAL SCORE: LSU 4, Arkansas 2  NINTH INNING…

Texas & Oklahoma State Clash For Baseball Championship Crown – Big12Sports.com

Sunday, May 28, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY — It’s championship day at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark as No. 6 Texas and No. 8 Oklahoma State clash for the 2017 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship game at 1 p.m. CT today. The Longhorns and Cowboys advanced out of their divisions to secure a spot in the final game, going a combined 6-1 vs. the league’s other six participants. Here are a few notes heading into today’s Championship:…

CCS baseball: Menlo revels in emotional title for coach – The Mercury News

Sunday, May 28, 2017

SAN JOSE — The spirit of Calvin Riley was present at San Jose Municipal Stadium. After Menlo School’s dramatic 1-0 victory over No. 8 Burlingame in the Central Coast Section Division II baseball title game on Saturday, Menlo coach Sean Riley couldn’t help but think of his son, Calvin. A former star baseball player at Serra High in San Mateo and the College of San Mateo, Calvin Riley was taken…

UNC advances to ACC baseball championship game – News & Observer

Sunday, May 28, 2017

North Carolina is headed back to the championship game of the ACC Baseball Tournament for the first time since the Tar Heels won the title in 2013. And this time, the Tar Heels did it coming from behind. Miami jumped ahead 3-0 in the first inning, but North Carolina got the bats going after a nearly two-hour rain delay to score three runs in the fourth and sixth innings and…

Baseball advances to championship game with 9-3 win over No. 6 TCU – TexasSports.com

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Box Score | Quotes OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.—Texas Baseball took down No. 6 TCU, 9-3, on Saturday night to stave off elimination and advance to the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship game on Sunday against Oklahoma State.   After dropping game one to the Horned Frogs on Saturday (and dropping three in Fort Worth earlier this month), the Longhorns came out hot to start game…

Daily Fantasy Baseball Advice for May 28 – FOXSports.com

Sunday, May 28, 2017

My Lineup: P – Lance McCullers P – Andrew Triggs C – Jett Bandy 1B – Kendrys Morales 2B – Jose Ramirez 3B – Evan Longoria SS – Jean Segura OF – Marcell Ozuna OF – Mookie Betts OF – Carlos Gonzalez

Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame baseball pitcher and former US senator, dies at 85 – Washington Post

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Jim Bunning, a hard-throwing Hall of Fame pitcher who once threw a perfect game and who took his intimidating, combative style from the baseball diamond to Capitol Hill as a Republican member of the House of Representatives and later as a two-term U.S. senator from Kentucky, died May 26 at a hospice facility in northern Kentucky. He was 85. His former chief of staff, Jon Deuser, confirmed the death. The…

Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras on baseball’s unwritten rules – ESPN

Sunday, May 28, 2017

8:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment This interview was conducted in Spanish and has been translated. Read in Spanish here. Cubs catcher Willson Contreras made his MLB debut last summer after seven years in the Cubs’ Dominican and minor league system. Since then, he has hit a home run in his first at-bat, caught a Cy Young finalist every five games and played in (and…

Former Laguna Niguel player wins Ivy League championship with … – OCRegister

Sunday, May 28, 2017

It’s been a big year for Laguna Niguel native Harrison White. An alumnus of St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in 2013, White, 22, graduated from Yale University with a bachelor’s in political science while helping his team win the Ivy League Baseball Championship. He led his team with an on-base percentage of .479 in his senior year. As he prepares for the NCAA Regional Championships beginning Friday, June 2, White spoke with…

Woo hoo! Homer Simpson ‘inducted’ into Baseball Hall of Fame – Washington Post

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Welcome to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Homer Simpson. Yes, you read that correctly. Homer Jay Simpson, the cartoon character from “The Simpsons,” has become an inducted member of baseball’s most hallowed halls, plaque and all. Okay, not really. The induction ceremony, which took place Saturday morning in Cooperstown, N.Y., was part of an event to kick off a Simpsons-themed exhibit that will open inside the shrine celebrating the 25th anniversary…

On deck in Sunday’s SEC baseball tournament title game: LSU vs. Arkansas – The Advocate

Sunday, May 28, 2017

WHO: LSU (42-17) vs. Arkansas (42-16) WHEN: 2 p.m. Sunday WHERE: Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, Hoover, Ala. TV: ESPN2 RADIO: WDGL-FM 98.1; WWL-AM, 870; KLWB-FM, 103.7 RANKINGS: LSU is ranked No. 8 by Baseball America. Arkansas is No. 13 SUNDAY’S LIKELY STARTERS: LSU, Fr. RHP Eric Walker (6-1, 4.04 ERA, 78.0 IP, 22 BB, 62 K) vs. Arkansas Sr. RHP Dominic Taccolini (4-1, 4.78, 43.1 IP, 25 BB, 38…

Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras on baseball’s unwritten rules – ESPN

Saturday, May 27, 2017

8:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment This interview was conducted in Spanish and has been translated. Read in Spanish here. Cubs catcher Willson Contreras made his MLB debut last summer after seven years in the Cubs’ Dominican and minor league system. Since then, he has hit a home run in his first at-bat, caught a Cy Young finalist every five games and played in (and…

Homer Simpson’s Baseball Hall of Fame plaque calls him ‘inept’ and ‘girthy’ – For The Win

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Members of the 1992 Springfield Nuclear Plant softball team now in the Baseball Hall of Fame: Ken Griffey Jr., Wade Boggs, Ozzie Smith and … Homer Simpson. Yes, Homer Jay Simpson beat out Roger Clemens, Darryl Strawberry and Don Mattingly to induction in Cooperstown, N.Y.  The Hall of Fame gave the star of The Simpsons his own plaque Saturday as part of a Simpsons-themeed exhibit in the museum. Homer Simpson, welcome to “immortality.”…

Willson Contreras on baseball’s code and the Cubs clubhouse – ESPN

Saturday, May 27, 2017

8:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment This interview was conducted in Spanish and has been translated. Read in Spanish here. Cubs catcher Willson Contreras made his MLB debut last summer after seven years in the Cubs’ Dominican and minor league system. Since then, he has hit a home run in his first at-bat, caught a Cy Young finalist every five games and played in (and…

Wilton wins FCIAC baseball championship over Ridgefield – The Advocate

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Caption Close BRIDGEPORT—Wilton pitcher Billy Black is scheduled for surgery on his pitching elbow next week. Before he goes under the knife, the Warriors ace threw one last gem and it was a game neither he nor anyone associated with Wilton baseball will soon forget. Black struck out 10 batters, including the last batter he will ever face in a Wilton uniform, allowing only three hits as the No. 2…

Baseball: City championship result – Los Angeles Times

Saturday, May 27, 2017

BASEBALL CITY Division III Championship, Friday •Valley Arts/Sciences 4, Sherman Oaks CES 3