college baseball

offensive
November 16, 2022

Baseball: Offensive Situational Execution Drills

This offensive drill series will allow all of our players an opportunity to practice many areas of the game that are vital to our offensive success. The following situations will be covered during this time period: the sacrifice bunt, safety squeeze,...


espn
June 6, 2022

ESPN Announcer Incorrectly Reports Tennessee Player Used PEDs

An ESPN announcer apologized over the weekend after falsely broadcasting that a Tennessee baseball player was suspended from the NCAA tournament for using performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). Troy Eklund, a former Arkansas baseball player turned ES...


vitello
April 22, 2022

Vitello Takes Part in ‘Chest Bumps for Charity’ Event

A University of Tennessee fraternity used the suspension of baseball coach Tony Vitello for chest-bumping an umpire as a chance to raise money last week for an organization serving active military members and veterans. Vitello offered a chest bump ...


vitello
April 19, 2022

Tennessee Baseball Coach Suspended 4 Games for Bumping Umpire

University of Tennessee head baseball coach Tony Vitello has been suspended for four games. Vitello, who was ejected in the Volunteers’ 9-2 win over Alabama Saturday night, was given a four-game suspension by the NCAA after being thrown out by t...


vanderbilt
February 21, 2022

Vanderbilt Baseball Debuts ‘Pitch-Signaling’ Wearable Devices

The Vanderbilt baseball team debuted a new wearable pitch-signal device this season. According to a recent report from CBS Sports, Commodore players wear the watch-like device on their glove hand to receive pitch selection information from the coa...


players
December 11, 2020

It’s Not Just Players Who Need to be Who They Are

As coaches, we often talk about the importance of our players being who they are and doing what they do. We want them to use their gifts, play with their personalities, and not try to be someone else. Players who truly know themselves have the best c...


mckeon park
December 3, 2020

McKeon Park Soaring to New Heights

One of the many charms exclusive to baseball parks is the ability to play around with its dimensions. Outfield fences come in all shapes and sizes, such as Fenway Park’s 37-and-a-half-foot Green Monster. Many parks have other endearing quirks, such...


bloomsburg
September 24, 2020

Bloomsburg U Athletics’ 40-Year Plan

College athletics is a dog-eat-dog environment.   The recruiting game features an ongoing arms race from facilities and amenities to scholarships and promises of a career upon graduation. How can an institution differentiate itself and offer som...