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Monday, May 27, 2013

NCAA Baseball Division I Tournament OMNICHATTER

Selection show is at noon today. Top 8 seeds and full bracket will be announced

Sixteen regional hosts are:

Cal State Fullerton
Florida State
Indiana
Kansas State
LSU
Louisville
Mississippi State
North Carolina
NC State
Oregon
Oregon State
South Carolina
UCLA
Vanderbilt
Virginia
Virginia Tech

Four team double-elimination this weekend, followed by eight super regionals which will be best-of-three between the sixteen survivors. CWS starts the weekend after next.

The automatic bids:

America East: Binghamton
Atlantic 10: Saint Louis
Atlantic Coast: North Carolina
Atlantic Sun: East Tennessee State
Big Ten: Indiana
Big 12: Oklahoma
Big East: Connecticut
Big South: Liberty
Big West: Cal State Fullerton
Colonial Athletic: Towson
Conference USA: Rice
Horizon: Valparaiso
Ivy League: Columbia
Metro Atlantic: Canisius
Mid-American: Bowling Green
Mid-Eastern Athletic: Savannah State
Missouri Valley: Wichita State
Mountain West: San Diego State
Northeast: Bryant
Ohio Valley: Austin Peay
Pac-12: Oregon State
Patriot: Army
Southeastern: LSU
Southern: Elon
Southland: Central Arkansas
Southwestern Athletic: Jackson State
Summit: South Dakota State
Sun Belt: Florida Atlantic
West Coast: San Diego
Western Athletic: Texas-San Antonio

Mike Emeigh Posted: May 27, 2013 at 11:30 AM | 308 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   301. Mike Emeigh Posted: June 21, 2013 at 04:39 PM (#4475364)
Hunter Renfroe with a three-run bomb. Jace Fry comes on for Oregon State, but MSU leads 4-0 after 5.

Yes, it IS possible to hit a home run in TD Ameritrade.

-- MWE
   302. Mike Emeigh Posted: June 21, 2013 at 04:50 PM (#4475381)
Beavers pick up a run in the 6th, but Ross Mitchell comes in to squelch the threat.

-- MWE
   303. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: June 21, 2013 at 05:10 PM (#4475397)
Should have been called safe at first. Make up call for the play at home, though.
   304. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: June 21, 2013 at 05:26 PM (#4475411)
Tyler Smith you ducking loafer! That should have been a hit.
Edit: lol at the autocorrect on my phone.
   305. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: June 21, 2013 at 05:42 PM (#4475425)
Oh well. It was a nice run while it lasted.
   306. Mike Emeigh Posted: June 23, 2013 at 02:09 PM (#4476166)
Mississippi State vs UCLA in the final, starting tomorrow. For what it's worth, in the pre-CWS podcast Baseball America's Aaron Fitt rated the Bulldogs and Bruins fourth and last in their respective brackets. I think the fact that these two teams pulled through is a tribute to the value of (1) pitching depth and (2) not making mistakes.

I think UCLA has the advantage. Plutko and Vander Tuig are well-rested, while MSU used Graveman twice and their other starting pitchers are fairly ordinary. The Bruins have ridden their pitchers all year and they've shown an ability to take advantage of every mistake made by the opponents while making very few themselves. MSU's been playing extremely well and I think they match up about as well as anyone with UCLA, but I'll take the Bruins.

-- MWE
   307. Der-K is at half whelm. Posted: June 25, 2013 at 09:11 PM (#4477873)
UCLA won game 1 (3-1) in the best-of-three series and is up 1-0 and threatening in the third. The Bruins can't hit, but pitching and defense is working for them.
EDIT: squeeze makes it 2-0.
EDIT2: now 3-0.
   308. Der-K is at half whelm. Posted: June 25, 2013 at 10:09 PM (#4477931)
This game is boring. 5-0 UCLA in the 5th.
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