Nov. 30, 2011
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Nov. 14-30, 2011
Mark Anderson allowed two hits in five innings
and Jaycob Brugman smacked a two-run homer in the seventh as BYU
defeated the Ranger club team 8-2 Tuesday in its second game in
the Dominican Republic. Chase Frampton had a triple in the
second inning, a frame which was delayed as a swarm of killer
bees flew over the field.
Buck Showalter, manager of the Baltimore Orioles,
will headline the 2012 Maryland Baseball Leadoff Banquet on Jan.
21 at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center. A 6 p.m. reception will
precede the dinner and program. Showalter has also managed the
New York Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks and Texas Rangers,
compiling a record of 985-949 over 13 seasons.
The eighth annual Charleston RiverDogs Hot Stove
Banquet will feature former major league pitcher John Smoltz. It
will be held on Jan. 27 at The Crystal Ballroom of the
Charleston Marriott and will benefit College of Charleston
Baseball, MUSC Storm Eye Institute and The Citadel. A 6 p.m.
reception will precede dinner. Smoltz pitched the majority of
his big league career with the Atlanta Braves and won the Cy
Young Award in 1996. Smoltz is currently a broadcaster with WTBS
BYU posted a 6-3 win over the Yankee club team on
Monday in its first game in the Dominican Republic. Dillon
Robinson had a two-run double in the ninth to snap a 3-3 tie and
scored on a sacrifice fly. Following the game, the Cougars
visited an orphanage in San Pedro de Macoris. They participated
in baseball activities and played pickup soccer with 150
children. They delivered baseball gear including bats, gloves,
cleats and jerseys for the children as well as three large boxes
of hygiene kits.
Former Miami Hurricanes and current Milwaukee
Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun won the National League MVP Award.
Braun batted .332 with 33 hone runs, 111 RBI and an on-base
percentage of .397. Former Old Dominion and current Detroit
Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander won both the AL MVP and Cy Young
Bryant University is installing new permanent
seating and new press boxes at its baseball and softball fields.
Both projects should be completed prior to the start of the 2012
The William and Mary baseball team joined the ARC
of Williamsburg to host a pair of Fitness Nights, showing proper
stretching techniques, baseball-related drills and some friendly
competition. The ARC works to improve the quality of life for
people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.