Tag: Baseball America

Trio of UVA players named All-Americans by Baseball America

Three members of the UVA baseball team were named 2016 All-Americans by Baseball America Tuesday.

Virginia’s Connor Jones, Pavin Smith named Preseason All-Americans by Baseball America

Virginia’s Connor Jones (Jr., Chesapeake, Va.) and Pavin Smith (So., Jupiter, Fla.) have been named to Baseball America’s 2016 Preseason All-America Team.

Virginia tabbed No. 4 in preseason Baseball America poll

The Virginia baseball team is ranked No. 4 in the preseason Baseball America rankings for the 2016 season, the publication announced Monday.

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No surprise here: Baseball America names UVA’s Brian O’Connor as national coach of the year

Virginia head coach Brian O’Connor has been selected as the 2015 National Coach of the Year by Baseball America, as announced Friday by the publication. Baseball America is the fourth organization to honor O’Connor as its National Coach of the Year, joining Collegiate Baseball, D1Baseball and Perfect Game.

UVA baseball recruiting class ranked second nationally

The UVA baseball 2014-15 recruiting class has been tabbed second nationally by Baseball America, marking the best recruiting ranking in program history.

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Richmond Flying Squirrels edge Altoona, 2-1

Right-hander Kyle Crick dominated for six innings and the Richmond Flying Squirrels (21-18) hung on late to defeat the Altoona Curve (15-24), 2-1, on Friday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field.

Video: Three ACC baseball teams in Top 10

Baseball America has just released its new top 25. Three ACC teams are in the top 10. The Cavs are again number one in the poll and number one in RPI. The Noles fall from four to six and the Hurricanes move up five places to join the top ten, after sweeping Clemson.

Video: Who’s the best team in ACC baseball?

On ACC Baseball Weekly, we round the bases and give you all the must see video and info on 3 up, 3 down. Also, ACC Digital Network host Jeff Fischel chats with Baseball America’s Aaron Fitt about who’s the beat team in the conference, NC State’s struggles, the player of the year right now and which team has been the biggest surprise so far this season.

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Lynchburg Hillcats walk off with 4-3 win

Lynchburg Hillcats players are getting used to sprinting out of the dugout to maul one of their teammates rounding first base. One day after Daniel Castro delivered a game-ending RBI single in the 10th inning against Frederick, Kyle Wren provided a game-winning base hit in the ninth to give Lynchburg a 4-3 victory Saturday night at Calvin Falwell Field.

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#1 UVa. baseball nips East Carolina, 3-2

The top-ranked UVa. baseball team scored a 3-2 win over East Carolina Friday. Brandon Downes (Jr., South Plainfield, N.J.) hit a pair of solo home runs to support a strong UVa pitching effort, highlighted by 6 1/3 innings of two-run baseball from starter Nathan Kirby (So., Midlothian, Va.).

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Baseball America: UVa. baseball still #1

UVa. retained the top ranking in the Baseball America national poll despite losing its season opener against Kentucky on Friday.

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Four UVa. players named Baseball America Preseason All-Americans

Four members of the Virginia baseball team have been named to Baseball America’s 2014 Preseason All-America Team, released today by the publication. Virginia boasts the most players on the All-America team of any school.