| Nov 5, 2010
George "Sparky" Anderson, baseball's first manager to lead teams from both the National and American leagues to World Series titles, died Thursday. He was 76.
Anderson died at his home in Thousand Oaks of complications from dementia, family spokesman Dan...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 11:30 AM
At first glance, there's little about Ben Delgado that screams "catcher." He stands 5-foot-8 and weighs 170 pounds, size usually reserved for a middle infielder … or a place-kicker.
Then you see him on the field. He throws out 71 percent of would-...
| May 23, 2011
| 2:11 PM
Seven members of the Virginia baseball team have been named to the 2011 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Team, announced Monday by the league office after voting from the 12 conference coaches. With seven All-ACC honorees, UVa tied a program record which was...
| May 10, 2011
| 12:14 PM
Zach Beringer will get the start tonight for Wichita State as the Shockers host Oral Roberts in a mid-week non-conference matchup. Beringer is 2-3 on the season with a 4.34 ERA.
The Shockers beat Oral Roberts the first time around this season, 7-2,...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 7:43 AM
Wichita State baseball student-athletes Chris O’Brien and Charlie Lowell have been named to the Louisville Slugger Collegiate Baseball All-America team. O’Brien was named to the second team and Lowell to the third team.
| Jun 7, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Wichita State junior catcher Chris O'Brien has been selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers with the 554th overall pick in this year's Major League Baseball Draft. O'Brien was taken in the 18th round.
O'Brien hit .410 with 56 runs, 100 hits, 25 doubles,...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 12:03 PM
Seven Wichita State baseball student-athletes were drafted in the first 30 rounds of the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
Tyler Grimes, a junior shortstop from Wichita, was drafted in the fifth round by the Minnesota Twins, Charlie Lowell, a junior...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 5:08 PM
Seattle Mariners Director of Amateur Scouting Tom McNamara announced today that the club selected 30 players on the second day of Major League Baseball’s annual June draft. Rounds 2 to 30 were conducted today. The draft will conclude with...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 9:12 AM
Wichita State Shocker catcher Chris O'Brien was named a First Team All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Asociation on Wednesday.
O'Brien, a junior catcher from Tulsa, Okla., is the first position player to be named to the first team...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:15 PM
The Shocker's will be hunting for a new catcher next spring as Chris O'Brien signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers today, skipping his senior season.
The Johnny Bench Award finalist and third-team All American was picked by the club in the 18th round of...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:06 PM
Vic Zodda still knows talent when he sees it.
About three weeks shy of 90, this Peninsula baseball pioneer watched the hometown team Tuesday at War Memorial Stadium, and when Pilots catcher Chris Cowell uncorked a throw to second base, Zodda took...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 3:16 PM
This year's winner of the Johnny Bench Award for the nation's best collegiate catcher is Jake Lowery of James Madison University.
Lowery finished the season with a .359 batting average in 61 games played. He recorded 24 home-runs and 91 runs batted in. ...