Tag: Nathan Kirby
As expected, UVA junior lefthander Nathan Kirby signed with the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday in advance of the 5 p.m. deadline set by Major League Baseball for 2015 draft picks to make a final decision.
If you tell UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor in January, Brian, you’re going to have Nathan Kirby on four days rest to give you two innings with a 4-2 lead to close out the final game of the College World Series, he says to you, Thank you.
UVA pitcher Nathan Kirby strikes out Vanderbilt pinch-hitter Kyle Smith for the final out in the Cavs’ 4-2 win in the deciding Game 3 of the 2015 College World Series.
Florida lit up Nathan Kirby and Johnny Allstaff for 10 runs in the Gators’ 10-5 victory over UVA on Friday in the College World Series. Here’s the takeaway for the ‘Hoos: fuhgeddaboutit.
UVA lefty Nathan Kirby pitched into the third inning with a lead, but the 2015 MLB Draft pick ran out of gas in his first start in nine weeks, and Florida took advantage in a 10-5 win on Friday in the College World Series in Omaha.
Nathan Kirby hasn’t thrown a baseball in anger in two months. On Friday, he gets his first game action since April 17 in the College World Series against the best offensive team in college baseball in recent memory. Good move?
Lefthander Nathan Kirby will get the start for UVA when the Cavs play Florida Friday in the 2015 College World Series.
UVA junior left-hander Nathan Kirby, out since April 17 with a strained lat muscle, threw 40 pitches to Cavs hitters on Monday, Virginia coach Brian O’Connor told reporters today, and “looked really good.”
UVA All-America lefty Nathan Kirby was taken by the Milwaukee Brewers with the 40th pick in the 2015 MLB Draft Monday night.
The weak point in UVA baseball’s underwhelming 2015 regular season was what has been the program’s strength since Brian O’Connor took the helm in 2004: pitching. But that’s so two weeks ago, to point that out.
It’s looking more and more likely that All-America lefty ace Nathan Kirby will be available for Virginia in Omaha next weekend in the 2015 College World Series.
UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor told reporters Thursday on the eve of Game 1 of the Cavs’ Super Regional series with Maryland that ace lefty Nathan Kirby has been medically cleared to pitch, but O’Connor says it is still doubtful that he will use Kirby this weekend.
Nobody who is a UVA baseball fan wants to hear this, but Cavs coach Brian O’Connor is obviously doing the right thing shelving All-America ace lefty Nathan Kirby for what is in effect the rest of his college career.
The best-case scenario for UVA baseball is no more, Coach Brian O’Connor confirmed to reporters Thursday in California that All-America ace Nathan Kirby will not be available to pitch this weekend.
Parsing words here, but UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor made it clear in talking with reporters this week that ace All-America lefty Nathan Kirby will not start Friday or Saturday when the Cavs take the field in the NCAA Tournament regionals this weekend.
UVA baseball entered 2015 with the highest of expectations. Preseason #1 in some polls, consensus top three across the board, coming off the deepest of runs in Omaha, it was College World Series-or-Bust for the Cavs, who brought back their top three starting pitchers from 2014 at the top of an embarrassingly deep pitching staff.
UVA starting pitcher Nathan Kirby (Jr., Midlothian, Va.) will miss approximately 6-8 weeks with a strain of his left latissimus dorsi muscle. An MRI confirmed the lat strain with no other associated injuries. Surgery will not be required.
UVA left-handed pitchers Nathan Kirby (Jr., Midlothian, Va.) and Brandon Waddell (Jr., Houston, Texas) have been named to the preseason USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award watch list, announced Tuesday by USA Baseball.
UVA assistant coach Karl Kuhn has been named Collegiate Baseball’s 2014 National Pitching Coach of the Year, as announced Monday by the publication.
The UVA baseball team’s 2014 Orange and Blue World Series begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Davenport Field. The seven-game intrasquad series runs through Oct. 18.
Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will lead a live blog during Game 3 of the 2014 College World Series between UVA (53-15) and Vanderbilt (50-21).