France: Montpellier Leads League Standings

France: Montpellier Leads League Standings

19 June 2014

In the French Division 1 Baseball League, the Montepellier Barracudas currently lead the league in a tense four-way battle for the lead. Montpellier has a slim lead over Senart. Both teams have the same number of loses, but Montpellier has two more wins. Not far behind are both Paris UC and Rouen. The rest of […]

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College: Tim Tadlock Wins Skip Bertman Award

College: Tim Tadlock Wins Skip Bertman Award

19 June 2014

Press Release College Baseball Hall of Fame Texas Tech skipper named National Coach of the Year LUBBOCK, Texas — The National College Baseball Hall of Fame is proud to announce Texas Tech coach Tim Tadlock as the 2014 Skip Bertman National Coach of the Year. Tadlock will be honored at the Hall of Fame’s annual […]

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Germany: Solingen and Heidenheim Continue To Lead Divisions

Germany: Solingen and Heidenheim Continue To Lead Divisions

19 June 2014

The Solingen Alligators and the Heidenheim Heidekopfe still lead their respective divisions in the German Bundesliga. The Alligators are dominating the North Division with a 19-1 record leading by a full five games over the two teams tied for second. Heidenheim’s lead is not quite as big as they lead the Regensburg Leagionaere by only two games.  […]

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Independent Baseball: Niagara New Team for Can-Am League in 2015

Independent Baseball: Niagara New Team for Can-Am League in 2015

19 June 2014

The Niagara Professional Baseball Group has been given provisional approval to field a team in the Can-Am League for the 2015 season. They will join the current four team league giving them another Canadian team to go with Quebec and Trois-Rivieres. The league will be six teams as Niagara and Ottawa will both be joining […]

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A Few Thoughts on the Great Tony Gwynn

A Few Thoughts on the Great Tony Gwynn

19 June 2014

For the past few days we have all seen some great tributes to the great Mr. Padre, Tony Gwynn. He will definitely be missed but I feel a lot of the tributes are overlooking one thing. His impact at the amateur level. As we all know now, and many may not have known before, Gwynn […]

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Is the IBL Shutting Down the Season Already?

Is the IBL Shutting Down the Season Already?

14 June 2014

It is not an easy task to run a start up business. We see it everyday when different businesses in every town in America go under. It’s even harder to start a professional baseball league. Without the backing of Major League Baseball teams fight for fans on budgets that are razor thin. There have been […]

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MLB Draft: Should the Astros Draft Rendon or Aiken #1 Overall?

MLB Draft: Should the Astros Draft Rendon or Aiken #1 Overall?

05 June 2014

The Houston Astros aren’t the doormat of the American League anymore. Okay let’s not get carried away, because they still aren’t very good. They still might be one of the worst teams in baseball, but don’t count them out forever. They are putting together a lot of good young talent which comes when you have […]

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Independent Baseball League Teams with the Most Titles

Independent Baseball League Teams with the Most Titles

04 June 2014

In my continuing infatuation with independent baseball, I decided to take a look at the most successful teams in independent baseball. There are many ways in which you can determine success, but here I am looking at success in terms of championships. Now you can argue that some championships are bigger than others, but a […]

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Switzerland: Zurich Barracudas Tame the Zurich Lions

Switzerland: Zurich Barracudas Tame the Zurich Lions

04 June 2014

By Christopher Byrnes The Zurich Barracudas have won 10 in a row and moved to 10-1 on the season sweeping the Zurich Lions 16-7 and 13-1. The Barracudas lead the second place Therwil Flyers by 3.5 games in the standings. The Barracudas once again played solid defense and delivered timely hitting to support the pitching […]

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Independent Baseball League Stadium Ratings Part 2

Independent Baseball League Stadium Ratings Part 2

31 May 2014

We are back with Part 2 of our ratings. This time we take a look at the American Association, United League Baseball, and Pecos League. Not all of the stadiums for these leagues are available via StadiumJourney.com, so we are basing it on what we do have. There are a few other leagues we did […]

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Independent Baseball League Stadium Ratings Part 1

Independent Baseball League Stadium Ratings Part 1

30 May 2014

Independent baseball leagues often get overlooked when fans are looking to spend their  money. However, sometimes they are a great deal and ,depending on the league, there are some really nice stadiums that fans can see. I have been fascinated with indy leagues since reading a few books on them. So I thought we could […]

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France: Four Way Battle for First in Division 1 Standings

France: Four Way Battle for First in Division 1 Standings

30 May 2014

The first two months are over in the French Division 1 league and surprisingly the Rouen Huskies are not leading the league. Rouen, who have won eight straight titles, sits in fourth place currently. However, they are not far out of first. Both the Montpellier Barracudas and the Senart Templiers are leading the league with […]

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Netherlands: Three Way Race for Top Two Spots Heading into Last Weekend of First Half

Netherlands: Three Way Race for Top Two Spots Heading into Last Weekend of First Half

30 May 2014

The first half of the Dutch Major League is about to conclude in the Netherlands. The race for the top spot is still up for grabs even with just a few games left in the first half. The Vaessen Pioniers lead the league so far with a record of 14-2-1 just a single point ahead […]

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Italy: Stage One is Nearing an End with Bologna and Rimini Leading

Italy: Stage One is Nearing an End with Bologna and Rimini Leading

30 May 2014

The Italian Baseball League is nearing the end of the first stage round robin play. This year the IBL was split into two groups that played a round robin for the stage one.  Each division has four teams. In Group A are defending champion T&A San Marino, Unipol Bologna, Godo Knights, and newbie Padua. Group B […]

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Germany: Solingen and Heidenheim Lead Divisions

Germany: Solingen and Heidenheim Lead Divisions

30 May 2014

With only about six weeks to play in the German Bundesliga, the Solingen Alligators are dominating the competition in the North Division. The Alligators lead the North with a record of 15-1, with the only loss coming to the Paderborn Untouchables 4 to 3. Since the loss the Alligators have run off seven straight wins […]

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College: Top 8 Seeds Fight for Spot in Omaha

College: Top 8 Seeds Fight for Spot in Omaha

30 May 2014

The Road to Omaha kicks off today as the regional round starts today at sixteen different spots around the country.  As the rounds progress you can follow the bracket here. The top eight seeds were announced earlier this week with the Oregon State Beavers (42-12) picking up the top seed. In the top eight there […]

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College: 2014 Olerud Award Watch List Released

College: 2014 Olerud Award Watch List Released

30 May 2014

Press Release College Baseball Hall of Fame Small schools well-represented among 10 honorees LUBBOCK, Texas – As postseason play begins for many teams across the country, the National College Baseball Hall of Fame has released the initial watch list for the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award. The award, named for the Washington State star […]

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College: Semifinalists Announced for Brooks Wallace Award

College: Semifinalists Announced for Brooks Wallace Award

30 May 2014

Press Release College Baseball Hall of Fame ACC, SEC continue to dominate watch list for nation’s top shortstop LUBBOCK, Texas – The Southeastern Conference dominated the bids for NCAA regional play with 10 teams, and it also, along with the Atlantic Coast Conference, dominates the semifinalist list for the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award. The […]

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Switzerland: Zurich Barracudas Defeat Lucerne Eagles in Battle for First Place

Switzerland: Zurich Barracudas Defeat Lucerne Eagles in Battle for First Place

27 May 2014

By Christopher Byrnes The second place Lucerne Eagles travelled to Zurich to take on the first place Zurich Barracudas. Both ball clubs made key offseason aquistions and are much improved this season.  The Eagles were looking to swep the Barracudas and take over first place but the Barracudas were triumphant winning both games by a […]

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Switzerland: Zurich Barracudas Sweep the Bern Cardinals

Switzerland: Zurich Barracudas Sweep the Bern Cardinals

15 May 2014

By Christopher Byrnes The Zurich Barracudas travelled to Bern to face the defending champions with both teams fighting for first place.  The Barracudas prevailed in game 1 with great pitching from Andi Rüesch by a score of 2-0 and took the night cap with Chris Michaels throwing a 3 hit 15 strike out performance to […]

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Spain: Defending Champs Tenerife Marlins Leading Division de Honor

Spain: Defending Champs Tenerife Marlins Leading Division de Honor

17 April 2014

The Division de Honor in Spain has finished Week 5 of the season. Last season’s champions, the Tenerife Marlins, are off to another great start with a current record of 8-0. So far in the season they have only been challenged in a couple of games. They lead the league in most offensive categories including […]

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Photos of New Baseball Complex in Hooddorp, Netherlands

Photos of New Baseball Complex in Hooddorp, Netherlands

16 April 2014

The Royal Dutch Baseball and Softball Association held a press conference at the new stadium in Hooddorp, Netherlands recently. Photographer Rob Jelsma was there and was able to snap a few photos of the new facilities. You can check out the photos here at www.robjelsma.nl

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USA Baseball Unveils Midseason Golden Spikes Award Watch List

USA Baseball Unveils Midseason Golden Spikes Award Watch List

16 April 2014

Press Release USA Baseball DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball released its 50-man midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Thursday, bringing the organization one step closer to naming the top amateur baseball player in the country. The watch list will continue to be a “rolling” list until May 27 — when the semifinalists for the […]

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Kauffman Stadium to Host Game Benefiting College Baseball Hall of Fame

Kauffman Stadium to Host Game Benefiting College Baseball Hall of Fame

15 April 2014

Wichita State, Missouri to play April 22 at home of Kansas City Royals Kansas City Royals Press Release Kauffman Stadium will soon be the site of a college baseball border clash. The National College Baseball Hall of Fame “Classic at The K” will feature a matchup between the Wichita State Shockers and the Missouri Tigers […]

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