March 7, 2014 Edition

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• Former Stanford pitcher Matt Manship, now a skilled fighter pilot for the Navy who was just deployed to the Middle East, explains his precision training which directly correlates to training pitchers.

• Minnesota State RHP Jason Hoppe explains his incredible changeup which allowed him to set an NCAA mark of 55 1/3 scoreless innings in 2013.

• Dr. Peter Fadde of Southern Illinois University, who has researched pitch recognition for over 15 years, comes up with protocol that will help batters recognize more pitches.

• NCAA rules that Oregon State LHP Ben Wetzler must sit out 20 percent of games during 2014 baseball season.

• Dr. Bill Harrison, who has tested the athletic vision of thousands of Major League players over the years, says that Barry Bonds was without equal with his vision skills.

• Editorial: Administrators must wield power carefully, fairly when dealing with coaches. Trio of college baseball coaches were manhandled over the years by cancers in profession.

• Craig Keilitz named new executive director of American Baseball Coaches Association.

• National College Baseball Hall Of Fame Names 2014 Inductees, including Demie Mainieri, Gene Stephenson, Bill Bordley, Alex Fernandez, Mike Fiore, Mickey Sullivan and William Matthews.

• San Francisco wins wild 19-inning game against Cal. St. Fullerton. Neither team scored for 12 consecutive innings prior to 19th inning as game featured 36 combined strikeouts by pitchers.

• NCAA Division 2 Notes: Concord’s Bret Blevins kicks off 2014 season with 5 hits in game.

• NCAA Division 1 Notes: Brain training research improves vision at U.C. Riverside as 4.4 percent fewer strikeouts take place.

• NCAA Division 3 Notes: Guilford pitchers nearly post back-to-back no-hitters.

• Louisville Slugger National Players of The Week features 7 amazing players.

• European League seeks talented American baseball players for summer teams.

• Fred Hill resigns at Rutgers University after superb 37-year-career and 1,089 victories at collegiate level.

• High School Notes: Terrific high school tournaments are scheduled across USA this spring.

• Ruleball With Rich Marazzi: Poor vision habits can cause big trouble in games.

• College recruiting with Tom Kovic: Navigating this difficult maze can be a challenge.

• Instructional clinic with Charlie Greene: Making important adjustments are vital for success.

• NAIA Notes: Concordia RHP Keegan Yuhl fires first no-hitter in school history with 12 strikeouts.

• Junior College Notes: Unbelievable 21-inning game between Sacramento City and Fresno City Colleges lasts nearly 7 hours as Sacramento ultimately wins, 11-6.

• U.C. Irvine’s Mike Gillespie celebrates 1,000th career NCAA Division I victory with 7-2 win over Long Beach St. In addition, other milestone victories are recognized by UAB coach Brian Shoop, Dave Jarvis of Belmont and Baylor skipper Steve Smith.

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