Sept. 23, 2012
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Sept. 17-23, 2012
LSU junior right-hander Joe Broussard will miss
the 2013 season after surgery on his right elbow. He suffered an
ulnar collateral tear while pitching in the Cape Cod League this
past summer. Broussard was 4-1 with a 3.73 ERA in 2012 with 19
appearances and six starts. He fanned 45 and walked 12 in 41
Eric Duncan has been named the volunteer
assistant at Seton Hall. He just completed a 10-year
professional career after a four-year stint at Seton Hall Prep
from 2000-03. Duncan was a first-round pick of the New York
Yankees in 2003, the 27th pick overall.
Stephanos Stroop has been hired as a volunteer
assistant at George Washington. He currently is a baseball
operations advance scouting trainee with the Washington
Nationals. He played four years at Claremont McKenna College,
graduating in 2010. He is working on a master’s degree in sports
industry management from Georgetown.
Cal State Fullerton will start fall practice on
Sept. 26. The Titans will have a pair of scrimmages at UNLV on
Oct. 20 and 21, while hosting UC Santa Barbara on Nov. 3 at 2
p.m. at Goodwin Field. That day will also be Family Fun Day,
with a free youth clinic for kids 13-and-under from 9 to 10:30
Virginia will host the Ontario Blue Jays in a
fall exhibition game on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 1 p.m. at
Davenport Field. There will be no admission fee for the
Western Carolina will scrimmage this weekend at
10 a.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday at Childress Field/Hennon
Southeastern Louisiana will scrimmage at 12:30
p.m. on Sunday as well as 2 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. All are
open to the public.
Georgia Southern will hold its annual Family Day
at J.I. Clements Stadium on Oct. 20 at 11 a.m. The Eagles will
scrimmage first, followed by a low country boil.
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi will hold its second
annual golf tournament on Oct. 20 at Gabe Lozano Sr. Golf
Center. The Islanders Alumni Game will take place at noon on
Oct. 21, with breakfast at 10 a.m. and batting practice at 10:30
Davidson head coach Dick Cooke was involved in an
auto accident on Sept. 18. According to the Davidson Media
Relations Office, Cooke suffered serious injuries but is
expected to recover. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Cooke,
his family and his Davidson family.
Purdue head coach Doug Schreiber has promoted
Jeff Duncan to associate head coach. Duncan enters his fourth
year with the Boilermakers, serving as hitting coach while also
working on team defense, outfield play and base running. Duncan
also coordinates recruiting. Purdue is 115-58 (.665) over the
past three seasons, with a program-record 45 wins in 2012.
Missouri State will have a pair of fall
exhibition games. The Bears will host Drury on Sept. 29 at 6:30
p.m. in the Battle for Bell. Proceeds will benefit former MSU
shortstop and Glendale High School head coach Howard Bell in his
battle against ALS. Missouri State will entertain the Ontario
Blue Jays on Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. The Fall World Series will begin
on Oct. 4 and extend to Oct. 23.
Creighton hold its annual Alumni Game on Sept. 22
at noon. The Parents Weekend scrimmage will be on Sept. 29 at 10
a.m. The Bluejays will face Iowa in a pair of exhibitions on
Oct. 6 and 7, both starting at 10 a.m.
Arkansas will have three scrimmages this weekend
at Baum Stadium: Friday at 3 p.m., Saturday at 11 a.m. and
Sunday at 1:30 p.m. All are open to the public.
South Carolina will hold three scrimmages this
weekend at Carolina Stadium: Friday at 4 p.m., Saturday at 10:30
a.m. and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
head coach Brian Cleary (left) will reunite with former Bearcat
catcher Ryan Baker as members of the Great Britain national team
at Qualifier 2 of the World Baseball Classic. Cleary is an
assistant coach for Great Britain, serving primarily as hitting
coach. Baker played for the Bearcats from 2007-08 and is
currently in the New York Yankees system, finishing 2012 with
the Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre Yankees. Great Britain will
compete against Canada, the Czech Republic and Germany in a
double-elimination tournament Sept. 20-24 at Armin-Wolf Baseball
Arena in Regensburg, Germany. The winner will advance to the
World Baseball Classic, to be held in March 2013.
Former Cal State Fullerton All-American and
current Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Ricky Romero has been named
one of 30 nominees for the 2012 Roberto Clemente Award for the
second straight year. The award honors the player who best
exemplifies the game of baseball, sportsmanship, community
involvement and contribution to his team. Romero is active in
the Jays Care Foundation and Toronto Blue Jays Community
Relations Department. He is an honorary division captain for the
Jays Care Foundation Rookie League, supporting youth from
Toronto Community Housing.
North Carolina will hold its Fall World Series
Oct. 8-10 and Oct. 12-14, with the championship game on Oct. 16
at 2:15 p.m.
Middle Tennessee will hold its annual Grand Slam
Fish Fry on Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Livestock Center on campus.
It will be the 29th season for the Fish Fry.
Pacific will hold its annual Alumni Reunion on
Oct. 12-13 along with the softball team. A golf outing will be
held at noon on Oct. 12, followed by a 6 p.m. social. The
baseball and softball alums will combine against the current
squad in a slow pitch co-ed softball game at Klein Family Field
on Oct. 13 at noon.
Louisville will have three open scrimmages this
weekend at Jim Patterson Stadium. The Cardinals will play Friday
at 2:45 p.m. and both Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.
(photo courtesy of UC Media Relations Office)