With the NCAA college baseball season approaching it’s end, there are dozens of CP athletes who played in conference tournaments this weekend. When all was said and done, we saw 12 members of the #cpfamily earn spots in the Division 1 NCAA tournament. Check out the complete brackets here.
A BIG Congratulations to the following CP current clients and alumni:
- Tom Crispi (Columbia University)
- Derek Lowe (William & Mary)
- Billy Bereszniewicz (Binghamton University)
- John Magliozi (Florida)
- Kevin Brown (Bryant)
- Carl Anderson (Bryant)
- Dan Cellucci (Bryant)
- AJ Zarozny (Bryant)
- Dan Muscatello (Bryant)
- Tyler Beede (Vanderbilt)
- Adam Ravenelle (Vanderbilt)
- Mike Yastrzemski (Vanderbilt)
Best of luck to all of you guys!
Another good weekend of baseball is in the books and the CP community didn’t fail to make big contributions to their teams. Here’s a look at some notable performances:
Corey Kluber (Indians) improved his record to 2-0 in 2013 with an impressive start on Sunday night. Corey held the Royals to just 2 runs in 7 solid innings, striking out 6. Box Score
Steve Cishek (Marlins) earned his 3rd save of the season in a 6-4 win over the visiting Cubs. Box Score
Tyler Beede (Vanderbilt) won his 11th consecutive start to begin the 2013 season, tying David Price’s school record. Ty allowed 2 runs in 6 innings of work, striking out 7 Mississippi State batters. Box Score
Mike Yastrzemski (Vanderbilt) helped lead the Commodores at the plate, going 5 for 13 with 4RBI in the weekend series. Mike took a moment to speak with the media following the 3-1 win on Friday night. Video
Ryan Reid (Pirates AAA) earned a win and lowered his ERA to a 0.60 through 15+ innings of work in 2013. Ryan allowed 1 hit and no runs in 3 strong innings in a 5-2 win over the Gwinnett Braves. He is now 4-0 on the season in relief. Bio
It was a great weekend for the CP baseball family. With the list of CP athletes stepping on to baseball fields everyday growing quickly, it is getting tough to highlight all of the great performances each weekend! For those interested in keeping tabs on our entire professional baseball crew, check out the new CP Pro Family page here.
For those of you who’d rather just have a few links thrown your way, here are a couple of noteworthy performances from MLB, Milb, NCAA and high school baseball:
Steve Cishek (Marlins) earned his first save of the season with a scoreless 9th at Cincinatti on Friday night. Box Score
Corey Kluber (Indians) earned his first win of the season after 4IP of scoreless relief in a 19-6 win over the Astros. He struck out 4 and allowed just 2 hits on the day. Box Score
Cory Gearrin (Braves) extended his streak of 8.2IP of scoreless relief with 2 solid outings this weekend. Cory’s Bio
TJ McFarland (Orioles) struck out 3 more in 2.2 innings of relief on Sunday against the Dodgers. He has now struck out 14 batters in 10.1 innings of work during his rookie season. TJ’s Bio
Burke Badenhop (Brewers) threw a perfect 9th inning in a 5-1 win over the Cubs on Saturday. Box Score
John Andreoli (Cubs-A) went 4-4 with a walk, a RBI and a pair of runs scored in a tough loss on Saturday to the Tampa Yankees. John is batting an impressive .356 on the season. Box Score
Tyler Beede and Mike Yastrzemski (Vanderbilt) helped #3 Commodores win 2 of 3 in a weekend series at Georgia. Tyler improved his ’13 record to 10-0 with another strong start on Saturday and Mike put together an impressive weekend at the plate, going 6 for 11 with 2BB, 3RBI and 3 runs scored.
Tim Corey (Colby) had a big Saturday, finishing 4-for-4 with a pair of runs and two RBI in the opening game of a doubleheader against Tufts, followed by a game-tying RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning of the nightcap. Recap
Ryan Pocock (Westford HS) hit a game-winning 8th inning solo HR to snap a 3-3 tie against Westboro. Recap
The 2013 NCAA Baseball season has begun and CP athletes are already off to a good start in some of the highest-profile collegiate conferences in the country. Have a look at some Opening Day highlights from the #cpfamily:
Travis Dean (Kennesaw State) earned an opening day win in a start for the Owls. Travis allows a single earned run on four hits through four innings of work. Full Recap
Sahil Bloom (Stanford) recorded a scoreless inning of work in his first appearance of 2013 for the Cardinal. Stanford was defeated 5-1 by #17-ranked Rice. Box Score
Mike Yastrzemski (Vanderbilt) was two for four at the plate with a pair of RBI and a run scored in an opening day win over visiting Long Beach State. Box Score
Jeff Burke (Boston College) threw a scoreless inning, retiring all three batters he faced in his collegiate debut. Boston College was defeated by Virginia Commonwealth University by a score of 4-1. Box Score
We’re proud to say that 13 athletes with CP ties have been taken in the MLB First-Year Player Draft. A big congratulations goes out to:
Dan Langfield (Memphis) – Drafted in the 3rd Round by the Reds (109th overall)
Brett Mooneyham (Stanford) – Drafted in the 3rd Round by the Nationals (111th overall)
Ronnie Freeman (Kennesaw) – Drafted in the 5th Round by the Diamondbacks (183rd overall)
Tim Flight (Southern NH) – Drafted in the 17th Round by the Yankees (547th overall)
Travis Dean (Kennesaw) – Drafted in the 22nd Round by the Rangers (696th overall)
Dennis Torres (U-Mass) – Drafted in the 28th Round by the Orioles (852nd overall)
Josh Carr (Kennesaw) – Drafted in the 28th Round by the Tigers (874th overall)
Mike Yastrzemski (Vanderbilt) – Drafted in the 30th Round by the Mariners (911th overall)
Trent Giambrone (Grace King HS) – Drafted in the 30th Round by the Dodgers (926th overall)
Kyle Helisek (Villanova) – Drafted in the 30th Round by the Cardinals (930th overall)
Andrew Ferreira (Harvard) – Drafted in the 32nd Round by the Twins (970th overall)
Jon Leroux (Northeastern) – Drafted in the 32nd Round by the Mets (980th overall)
Rob Finneran (Bentley) – Drafted in the 37th Round by the Rays (1,142nd overall)
Mike Yastrzemski (Vanderbilt) was 2-2 with a double and an RBI in a 8-2 win over UNC Wilmington in the opening game of the NCAA Raleigh Regional Tournament. Recap
John Andreoli (Cubs A) went 2-4 with 2 RBI and a walk in the Daytona Cubs 16-7 win over Fort Myers. Box
Bryan LaHair (Cubs) delivered in a pinch-hitting appearance with a double in the ninth inning of a 4-3 loss to the S.F. Giants. Box
Anthony Seratelli (Royals AAA) was 3-5 with a HR, a double and 2RBI in a 4-3 Omaha win. Box
Tyler Beede and Mike Yastrzemski (Vanderbilt U) key contributors to a 5-4 victory over the #3 LSU Tigers in Baton Rouge, LA. Tyler got the start, allowing three runs on five hits, with three strikeouts on the day. Down 4-3 in the ninth, Mike Yastrzemski hit a solo homerun to send the game to extra innings. Recap
Bryan LaHair (Cubs) earned a walk in an 8-2 Cubs victory over the Brewers. Bryan has now reached base safely in all thirty games he’s played in 2012.
Tim Collins (Royals) dropped his ERA to 3.71 through 17 innings of work by once again retiring the only batter he faced in a 9-1 Royals win over the White Sox. Stats
Tyler Beede (Vandelbilt) threw 7 scoreless innings against #3 Kentucky in a game that Vandy would go on to win 4-3.
Sahil Bloom (Stanford) threw 5 scoreless innings against UCLA to earn a win. Bloom: 5IP, 2H, 0ER, 0BB
Mike Yastrzemski (Vandelbilt U.) went 3-4 at the plate in Vandy’s 6-1 win over #3 ranked Kentucky. Recap
Steve Cishek (Miami Marlins) earned a win on Saturday with a scoreless inning of relief against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Steve has an impressive 0.96ERA so far in 2012.
Bryan LaHair (Chicago Cubs) continues to impress offensively, going 3-4 at the plate in Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Box
Longtime CP athlete and Vanderbilt Baseball freshman Tyler Beede has been named the starting pitcher for Saturday night’s contest at Stanford University. Other CP athletes involved in this weekend series include: Vanderbilt – Adam Ravenelle and Mike Yastrzemski — Stanford: Sahil Bloom, Justin Ringo, Elliot Byers, Christian Griffiths, Chris Jenkins and Brett Mooneyham.
Tyler took some time to answer questions regarding his selection and outline his thoughts going into his first career college start. See the full interview here.