May 4, 2018 Collegiate Baseball

What’s In This Issue?

 Bold Tactics Separate Mike Gillespie: Hall of Famer who is set to retire explains how his teams were able to steal home 50 times with only two being caught and other fabulous tactics.

 Art Of Stealing Home: U.C. Irvine skipper Mike Gillespie explains in detail how his teams were so successful at pilfering home.

• Southern Nevada’s Remarkable Joey O’Brien: Gifted athlete from Okinawa, Japan has 94 mph FB with 5-pitch mix, can hit for average and power. 

• $9 Million Renovations Set: Georgia Tech. unveils plans for Phase II of renovations to Russ Chandler Stadium.

• Editorial: Freezing weather caused a world of problems for many schools this season. 

• All-Time College Dream Team: Remarkable group of players and coaches make up this team, including 16 Hall of Famers.

• NAIA Notes: Kiki Melendez of Texas Wesleyan hits 20 home runs and also is on 21-game hitting streak, Oklahoma City’s Lane Milligan ties NAIA triples record with 14th, plus much more.

• Junior College Notes: Catawba Valley LHP Julian Smith strikes out 15.6 batters per nine innings, RHP Tim Cramer of Hudson Valley C.C. tosses perfect game, plus much more.

 Collegiate Baseball NCAA Div. I Top 30 Presented By Big League ChewStanford (30-5) ranked No. 1 with 7 straight wins as Cardinal leads Pac-12 Conference with 12-3 record.

 NCAA Div. I NotesMiami (Fla.) rallies from 8-run deficit in ninth inning to pull off 12-11 victory over Clemson in 12 innings, Texas Tech’s Josh Jung hits for cycle in 20-9 win over New Mexico, plus much more.

 LSU’s Paul Mainieri celebrates 1,400th win: Remarkable Tiger skipper picks up milestone victory during 9-7 win over Tennessee as LSU stages amazing rally.

Collegiate Baseball’s National Players Of Week: David Garza of Tennessee Tech. belts 5 home runs with 10 RBI, Steven Wells of Florida State goes 14-for-17 at the plate and reaches base 22 of 24 plate appearances, plus much more.

 Collegiate Baseball’s National H.S. Poll Presented By Diamond ProCalvary Christian (Fla.) No. 1 with 53-game winning streak dating back to last season, plus much more.

• High School Notes: Josh Hall of Homewood H.S. (AL) breaks national high school career stolen base record with his 212th, Head Coach Eric Kibler of Horizon H.S. (Scottsdale, AZ), one of the top coaches in the nation for many years, will be let go at the end of the 2018 season, plus much more.

 NCAA Div. 2 Notes: Purdue Northwest’s Kyle Flessner mows down 16 batters in 7 innings, Ryan Murphy of Le Moyne tosses no-hitter, Spring Hill performs triple play, plus much more.

 Ruleball With Rich MarazziBatting out of turn rule can be highly confusing.

 NCAA Div. 3 Notes: Penn State Behrend LHP Jack Herzing sets career record with 257 strikeouts, six no-hitters are fired across the nation, plus much more.

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