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September 20-30, 2010
Curtis Brown has been promoted to associate head
coach at Georgetown. He has been pitching coach and recruiting
coordinator with the Hoyas for the past three years. Brown has
also coached at Radford, Wake Forest and his alma mater,
Former Pepperdine hurler Randy Wolf will be
inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame on Oct. 17. The lefty
was 25-8 in three seasons with the Waves with an ERA of 1.97 and
328 strikeouts in 315 innings. Wolf was drafted by the Phillies
in the second round of the 1997 draft and made his major league
debut two years later. Wolf is in his 12th season in the big
leagues, now pitching for the Milwaukee Brewers after being a
member of the Phillies, Dodgers, Padres and Astros.
Long Beach State has added Scott Lemone as
volunteer assistant and Justin Ramsey as director of operations.
Lemone has been director of operations at Cal Poly,
administrative assistant at Long Beach State and pitching coach
at Cal Poly-Pomona. Ramsey was an assistant for five years at
Sacramento City College.
Nachion Moore is the volunteer assistant at VMI.
Moore was a utility infielder and catcher at Radford. He
graduated in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in sports medicine.
Mississippi State has adjusted the schedule for
its Baseball Alumni Weekend on Oct. 2-3. Pre-game breakfast
tailgate will be held on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. prior
to the 11 a.m. kickoff of the football game between MSU and
Alcorn State. A post-game party and cookout will be held at the
home of head coach John Cohen following the game. The alumni
golf scramble will be Sunday at 8 a.m. at the Mississippi State
Baylor will hold its annual Burgers on the Berm
event on Friday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. at Baylor Ballpark. Admission
is free and donations are accepted with proceeds going to the
Diamond Girls. Fans will be able to meet the players and watch
an intrasquad scrimmage.
The Nebraska Baseball Breakfast will be on
Saturday, Oct. 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hawks Field.
Sponsored by the Husker Home Run Club, the event will allow fans
to meet the coaches and players as well as watch practice.
Philip Clark went 5 for 7 with three runs and one
RBI as East Carolina blanked the Ontario Blue Jays 24-0 in a
13-inning exhibition game this past Saturday. Timothy Younger
went 3 for 5 with two doubles, three runs and three RBI. Five
Pirate pitchers combined to hold Ontario to one hit with four
walks and 20 strikeouts.
Brent Porche has been hired as volunteer
assistant at Louisiana Tech. Porche began his collegiate career
with the Bulldogs before transferring to LSU in Shreveport.
Porsche was a student assistant and grad assistant with the
Pilots after exhausting his eligibility in 2008.
Carl Fraticelli has been named volunteer
assistant at Hawaii. He has coached for 18 years, including head
coach at Diablo Valley College and Los Medanos College.
Fraticelli also spent a year as an area scout for the Oakland
Athletics. He played at Loyola Marymount and spent three seasons
in the minor leagues. Fraticelli earned his master’s degree from
Randy Mazey was promoted to associate head coach
at TCU. A former head coach at East Carolina and Charleston
Southern, Mazey has worked with the Horned Frogs for the past
four seasons, helping TCU post a 186-65 record.
Former Cal State Fullerton All-American pitcher
Vinnie Pestano has been promoted to the major leagues with the
Cleveland Indians. He will become the 48th Titan to play in the
big leagues. Pestano was 8-8 in three seasons at Fullerton with
27 saves and a 2.93 ERA. He was drafted by the Indians in the
20th round of the 2006 draft. Pestano was 1-2 with 14 saves in
43 appearances with a 1.55 ERA and .202 opponent batting average
this season for the Triple-A champion Columbus Clippers.
Pepperdine’s annual fall fundraiser, the Patrick
Rooney Memorial Golf Tournament, will be held on Nov. 15 at
Moorpark Country Club. The shotgun start will be at 10 a.m. and
a silent auction will be held throughout the day.
South Carolina will hold three more scrimmages
this weekend (Sept. 24-26), open to the public: Friday at 3:30 p.m., Saturday
at 1 p.m. and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
Ole Miss will host the “Dash for Hash” on Oct. 9
at 9 a.m. The 5k run will raise money to help with the medical
costs for former Rebel Taylor Hashman, who was injured in late
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Former Tulane All-American first baseman Mark
Hamilton has been called up to the major leagues by the St.
Louis Cardinals. Hamilton was the 2006 Conference USA Player of
the Year and was a second-round pick of the Cardinals. Hamilton
has batted .302 with Triple A Memphis over the past two seasons.
Schlossnagle received a contract extension as head coach at TCU
through the 2016 season. Schlossnagle led the Horned Frogs to a
54-14 mark this past season, including their first trip to the
College World Series. He is 305-154 (.664) in seven seasons at
TCU, with seven straight conference championships and postseason
appearances. Schlossnagle has been named Mountain West
Conference Coach of the Year all five years TCU has been in the
Former Ole Miss staff member Rob Francis has been
named head coach at St. Petersburg College. Francis was director
of operations for two years and was a volunteer assistant with
the Rebels this past season. St. Petersburg is a
nationally-ranked junior college which played for the NJCAA
national title in 2005.
Members of the Georgia State baseball team
visited patients at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish
Rite this past Sunday. There were 13 student-athletes, along
with coaches and staff, who talked with children and parents.
They also participated in arts and crafts, played video games
with the children, shot hoops on the basketball court and played
putt-putt. Two more groups of Panthers will visit the hospital
over the next two weekends.