College baseball

May 31, 2019 - 10:55 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Rachel Garcia felt it was a matter of time before she got the run support she needed. UCLA came through. The Bruins scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning, and Garcia avenged her only loss of the season to help UCLA beat Pac-12 rival Arizona 6-2 in the Women's...
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May 30, 2019 - 5:08 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Arizona coach Mike Candrea wasn't sure how his team would handle the pressure of his program's first Women's College World Series game since 2010. Turns out, the Wildcats were just fine. Dejah Mulipola's two-run homer to center field in the top of the eighth inning powered...
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In this April 9, 2019, photo, Stanford catcher Maverick Handley prepares to bat against San Francisco during an NCAA college baseball game in San Francisco. Handley is preparing to get drafted in June, and he has quite a fallback plan: going to medical school one day to become an orthopedic surgeon. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 30, 2019 - 2:48 am
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Last summer in the Cape Cod League, when most everybody else focused on baseball and nothing more, Maverick Handley carved out extra time to work toward his pre-med path and future after sports. Observe a surgery in his spare time? Absolutely. Handley is a junior catcher at...
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April 07, 2019 - 12:06 am
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Penn and Dartmouth have completed the longest game in Ivy League history, with the Quakers using an eight-run 21st inning to beat the Big Green 21-15 Saturday. The game lasted 6 hours, 22 minutes. Penn's Josh Hood hit a three-run homer in his 11th plate appearance, keying the...
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Former Indiana men's basketball coach Bob Knight sits in the press box at Bart Kaufman Field during Indiana's baseball game against Penn State in Bloomington, Ind., Saturday, April 6, 2019. Knight made his first public appearance on campus since he was fired almost 19 years ago. The Big Ten Network was broadcasting the game when Knight made the impromptu golf cart ride to the field. (Alexis Oser/The Herald-Times via AP)
April 06, 2019 - 11:34 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Bob Knight returned to Indiana University on Saturday, the former basketball coach's first public appearance on campus since he was fired almost 19 years ago. Knight returned to watch the Hoosiers' baseball game against Penn State from the press box. The Big Ten Network was...
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March 18, 2019 - 1:43 pm
MONTICELLO, Ark. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a college baseball player from Oklahoma was seriously injured when he was struck by a vehicle in an apparent hit-and-run crash in Arkansas. Arkansas State Police say 20-year-old Joseph Cerda Jr. of San Antonio was hit by a dark-colored car...
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Kansas State's Cartier Diarra (2) knocks the ball away from Iowa State's Marial Shayok (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Big 12 men's tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 15, 2019 - 11:45 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Marial Shayok had watched shot after shot hit everything but net Friday night, and Iowa State's leading scorer and veteran leader could very well have grown hesitant and frustrated. Instead, he hit the two biggest shots of the game. Shayok rattled in a tying 3-pointer down...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, San Francisco Giants catcher Joey Bart, center, works out during a spring training baseball practice, in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Giants' Joey Bart already looks like a big leaguer in his first camp. The same with Nick Madrigal of the White Sox and the four college pitchers the Royals chose within the first 40 selections last season. Perhaps they are the beginning of a trend toward quick-to-the-bigs draft picks _ guys who can provide rather immediate help not unlike the NFL or the NBA. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
March 06, 2019 - 5:13 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Bart already looks like a big league hitter in his first major league camp, especially when the San Francisco Giants catcher sends a misguided pitch soaring over the centerfield fence. The same with White Sox shortstop Nick Madrigal every time he makes a spinning stab...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2018 file photo, Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann throws against the Chicago Cubs in the first inning of a baseball game in Detroit. Zimmermann and his wife are donating $500,000 to the baseball program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where both were student athletes. The university said Thursday, Jan. 7, 2019, that the gift is the largest of its kind to a Pointers athletic program. The school says the money will help upgrade University Field with a new scoreboard, backstop and batting cages. The field also will be renamed Zimmermann Field. Mandy Zimmermann played softball at UW-Stevens Point. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
February 07, 2019 - 5:02 pm
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) — Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann and his wife are donating $500,000 to the baseball program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where both were student athletes. The university said Thursday that the donation from Zimmermann and his wife, Mandy, marks...
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2018, file photo, Oakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie, right, lines an RBI-single off Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Yonny Chirinos as Rays catcher Nick Ciuffo, left, looks on during the third inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free agent Lowie and the New York Mets have agreed to a $20 million, two-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, because the agreement is subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
January 10, 2019 - 6:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Free agent infielder Jed Lowie and the New York Mets have agreed to a $20 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Thursday because the agreement is subject to a successful...
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