April 18, 2010

 

Lineup Card

 

Lineup Card is a feature highlighting notes from around college baseball.

 

April 12-18, 2010

 

Air Force head coach Mike Hutcheon has resigned effective at the end of this season. Hutcheon is in his seventh season leading the Falcons and will be reassigned within the department for the two years remaining on his contract. Air Force is 7-26 overall through April 16 and 1-7 in the Mountain West Conference.

 

The 10 finalists have been named for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award: Daniel Bibona of UC Irvine (left), Stephen Cardullo of Florida State, Blake Dean of LSU, Mike Donato of Massachusetts, Jim Klocke of Southeast Missouri State, Cory Dovanda of Ohio State, Tyler Lyons of Oklahoma State, Matt Payton of Western Kentucky, Tony Plagman of Georgia Tech and David Towarnicky of Appalachian State. Nationwide voting will continue until May 31 at www. seniorclassaward.com and will be combined with votes from coaches, media and sponsors to determine with winner.

 

Kansas junior reliever Brett Bochy will miss the rest of the 2010 campaign after undergoing successful Tommy John surgery last week. Bochy was 2-0 in 12 relief stints with five saves. He allowed two earned runs in 23 innings for a 0.78 ERA. The son of San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy, he plans to rehab in the Bay Area this summer.

 

Kentucky sophomore right-hander Alex Meyer is expected to miss three to four weeks with mononucleosis. Meyer was 4-2 with a 7.30 ERA with nine appearances and eight starts. He fanned 52 in 40.1 innings.

 

Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Leonard Alley, who passed away earlier this week. He formerly worked in the Sports Information Office at Virginia Commonwealth University and was the baseball contact. He was also the official scorer for the Richmond Braves for more than 30 years.

 

There are 95 nominees for the College World Series Legends Team, which will be recognized this year at the final College World Series at Rosenblatt Stadium. To vote, log on to ncaa.com/cws.

 

(photo courtesy of UCI Media Relations Offices)