| Jun 14, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the College World Series. Check back throughout the day for more responses and weigh in with a comment of your own. Chris Foster, Los Angeles Times First, a shout-out to the California Golden......
| Jun 18, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Danny Hultzen called Virginia's 2009 march to the College World Series trip "a joyride." Brian O'Connor dubbed it "a perfect storm."
Such is life for a first-time CWS program and a coach who grew up a ground-rule double from the event's venerable home in...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 5:22 AM
During the last three postseasons, Virginia’s baseball team has conquered San Diego State’s Stephen Strasburg, record crowds at Ole Miss, and a down-to-your-last-strike ninth inning againstUC Irvine.
Tuesday night’s opponent in the...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 6:49 PM
Just before the season began, Virginia coach Brian O'Connor looked at Saturdays on his schedule with both excitement and intrigue.
He was excited about what he believed his new No. 2 starter would do for the pitching staff after watching the way the...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 10:13 PM
It hit him several minutes after Friday night's ballgame ended — Brian O'Connor had been here before.
The same emotions, the same frustrations the same disappointment and sadness that his Virginia players were feeling as he sat at a podium...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 5:26 PM
The shock of the moment was so unnerving that several players instantly fell to their knees and buried the sides of their faces in their hands.
Others, after several moments went by, leaned over to teammates and offered consoling hugs and burly, dirt-...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 2:37 PM
Danny Hultzen helped lead the Virginia Cavaliers baseball team to the College World Series for the second time in three seasons. Hultzen the number one starter for UVA on the mound also spent time at the plate for the Cavaliers. Due to his prowess in...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 3:52 PM
The Seattle Mariners Director of Amateur Scouting Tom McNamara announced today that the club has signed 4 more players from the 2011 First-Year Player Draft, including outfielder James Zamarripa (6th), left-handed pitcher Nick Valenza (18th), right-...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 3:47 PM
The Seattle Mariners Director of Amateur Scouting Tom
McNamara announced today that the club has signed 4th-round draft pick
catcher John Hicks out of the University of Virginia.
Hicks will report to the Mariners Single-A Clinton Lumberkings in the...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 9:30 PM
Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik and Director of Amateur Scouting Tom McNamara announced tonight that the club has agreed to terms with left-handed pitcher Danny Hultzen, the club’...