Cavaliers dethrone Commodores as college baseball champs

OMAHA, Neb. - OMAHA, Neb. - Pavin Smith homered and drove in three runs and Brandon Waddell turned in another strong performance, leading Virginia over Vanderbilt.


...to welcome him to the Clemson family,"Lee, 38, was named one of Baseball America's Top 10 head coaches in college baseball under the age of 40 in 2012. GolfAlabama junior wins in KentuckyIn Bowling Green, Ky., Turk Pettit won a sudden-death...

Vandy coach doesn't like timing of MLB draft

...I would say that's very difficult for any human. That part needs to be alleviated."Ideally, Corbin said, college baseball coaches would like the draft to be held after the CWS."But that doesn't benefit professional baseball," Corbin...

Virginia, Florida win opening games in College World Series

...innings to get the win.COACH OF THE YEAR NAMED: Paul Mainieri, of Louisiana State, has been named the National College Baseball Writers Association Coach of the Year.The national coach of the year designation is the fourth for Mainieri during...

College baseball coaches already seeing impact of new lower seam balls

...home runs were hit between the 2013-14 College World Series, leading to an increase in small-ball strategy.College baseball changed to bats with weaker sweet spots in 2011, meaning a slower exit velocity when balls travel off the bat...

Vanderbilt, Virginia among favorites in college baseball

OMAHA, Neb. - Vanderbilt is the defending national champion and unanimous preseason No. 1 team in college baseball. Virginia was national runner-up and enters the season well-stocked with starting pitching and one of the nation's best...

Feelings on parity in college baseball are mixed

...Neb. - The array of teams set for the College World Series beginning this week could leave the impression that college baseball has become an equal-opportunity sport.Whether it has evolved or devolved is a matter of opinion."I played...

Oklahoma State riding high in college baseball, Texas in rare swoon

Oklahoma State's first sweep of Texas in seven years and school-record 10th consecutive series win in conference have moved the Cowboys back to the top of the Big 12.

Offensive numbers up among SEC baseball teams

For a quick window into how much college baseball has changed over the past year, look no further...0x2014> had more than 10 homers last season.College baseball's home run rate is still much lower than its heyday...

Power numbers up as SEC baseball teams prepare to open conference play

...to win the SEC this season. They're also among many league teams that have seen a spike in power numbers after college baseball introduced a new ball this season with lower seams.Florida had 16 homers through 17 games as of Tuesday. The Gators...