Typically, we talk about major league ball in this space, or at least professional ball. Every once in a while, though, college baseball takes center stage, and this is the time of year for that to happen.
The draft is right around the corner, and all of this amateur talent is about to come into the forefront. Before that happens, we will see some of that talent on the big stage for the College World Series. The College World Series in Omaha is one of the most exciting events of the year, and before we can even get to that point, we have to go through the 64-team tournament, which is kicking off this weekend.
In light of the discovery that he’s a registered sex offender, Luke Heimlich, who plays for Oregon State, requested to be removed from the roster for his team’s upcoming appearance in the super regionals.
You thought we were done with NCAA baseball news? Nope! Davidson and Texas A&M played a 15 inning game on Friday, which is the longest in super regionals history.
Jace Peterson, who is currently playing for the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves, made an absolutely insane catch yesterday. Everyone says that you’ve gotta see it, but you’ve really gotta see it.
It’s only been a few months, but things are already getting awkward with Ian Desmond and his five-year contract with the Rockies.
Yoenis Cespedes will eventually be back with the Mets, and when he is, Curtis Granderson should play in right field.
A half-naked man ran onto the field during a game between the Giants and Brewers, and Grant Brisbee wrote about it because … well, how could he not?