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October 25-31, 2010
Former VCU standout Brandon Inge of the Detroit
Tigers was named Marvin Miller Man of the Year by his peers in
the annual Major League Baseball Players Choice Awards. Inge,
who signed a two-year contract extension a week ago, was
recognized for his work on the field and in the community,
including at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Kevin Patterson belted 11 home runs to claim the
individual title for Auburn’s Home Run Derby, which raised
$2,060 for the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Lee County. Nearly
1,000 fans attended the event.
Maryland will hold its three-game Red & Black
Super Regionals this weekend: Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and
Sunday at noon. All games are open to the public and free of
charge. The teams will take batting practice in costumes on
Sunday for Halloween.
Southern Miss will receive its 2010 Conference
USA Championship rings on Saturday and will be introduced during
halftime of the football game with UAB.
Matt Rademacher has been added as volunteer
assistant coach at Georgia Southern. He held the same position
at Air Force this past season. A native of Bay City, Michigan,
Rademacher played three seasons at Michigan before transferring
to Coastal Carolina, where he was a First Team All-Big South
catcher as a senior in 2007.
NC State will hold its three-game Fall World
Series this weekend at Doak Field at Dail Park: Friday, Oct. 29,
at 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. All games are open to
the public with no admission fee. For Halloween, the Wolfpack
will take costumed batting practice on Sunday.
Memphis will host Lunch and Lockers with men’s
basketball coach Josh Pastner on Saturday, Oct. 30, at noon at
FedExPark for $5. In conjunction with the annual Blue-Gray Game,
it is a fund-raiser for the Tiger Baseball Locker Campaign for
upgrades at FedExPark.
Former Connecticut All-American Charles Nagy has
been named pitching coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He held
the same position for Cleveland’s Triple-A affiliate in
Columbus. Nagy pitched in the major leagues for 14 seasons from
1990-2003, posting a record of 129-105 with 1,242 strikeouts. He
was a first-round pick of the Indians in the 1988 draft.
Ryan McCurdy has returned to Duke as a volunteer
assistant coach. A 2010 graduate, McCurdy will direct all Duke
Baseball Academy camps, work with the catchers and run the
bunting program. A four-year starter for the Blue Devils,
McCurdy played second base as a freshman, third base as a
sophomore and junior, and catcher as a senior. McCurdy signed
with the Houston Astros this past summer and was a catcher at
the Rookie and Class-A levels. He will continue his professional
career in 2011 and will remain with the Blue Devils until spring
training commences in February.
The Citadel will hold its 14th annual golf
tournament on Friday, Nov. 5, at 9 a.m. at the Legend Oaks Golf
Club. Proceeds will benefit the baseball scholarship fund and
the baseball travel budget. The event precedes the Homecoming
football game on Saturday against Elon.
Kansas will hold its Crimson and Blue World
Series this weekend: Friday, Oct. 29, at 4:15 p.m., Saturday,
Oct. 30, at 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 31, at 2:30 p.m. All
games will be played at Hoglund Ballpark and are open to the
Southeastern Louisiana will hold its three-game
Fall World Series this week at Alumni Field: Thursday, Oct. 28,
at 6 p.m., Friday at 2:30 p.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m. The
winners will earn a dinner of steak and potatoes at the team’s
Christmas party, while the losers get beans and hot dogs.
New Mexico will have its three-game Cherry and
Silver World Series at Lobo Field from Nov. 2-4. Each contest
will start at 2 p.m.
Mississippi State will hold its four-game Bulldog
World Series at Dudy Noble Field this week: Wednesday, Oct. 27,
at 3:30 p.m., Friday at 4 p.m., Saturday at 12 p.m. and Sunday
at 3:30 p.m. Games are open to the public.
Kameron Brunty went 3 for 6 with four runs and
two RBI to lead Southern Miss past William Carey 20-9 Saturday
at Pete Taylor Park. Ashley Graeter went 2 for 2 with two runs
and two RBI, while Jared Bales added two hits and three RBI for
the Golden Eagles.
Georgia Southern will conclude fall practice with
a cookout and scrimmage at J.I. Clements Stadium on Nov. 5. The
cookout begins at 6 p.m., followed by the scrimmage at 7 p.m.
The cookout is $10 for adults and $5 for children. The scrimmage
is free and open to the public.
William and Mary will hold a free Youth
Appreciation Camp at Plumeri Park on Nov. 13 from 1:30 to 3:30
p.m. for students in first through eighth grades. Contact
assistant coach George Fisher at
firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm attendance.
Georgetown recently played its annual Blue-Gray
Scrimmage at Nationals Park, the home of the Washington