Monday, February 6, 2017

News digest, Feb. 6

Four earn preseason A-A honors
Clemson infielder Seth Beer and South Carolina pitcher Tyler Johnson were first-team selections on the pre-season all-American team named by today.

USC's Clarke Schmidt and Coastal Carolina's Andrew Beckwith were second-team picks.

Glavine speaks Wednesday
Baseball Hall of Famer Tom Glavine will be the featured speaker for the Upstate Diamond Classic Wednesday night at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Greenville.  I'm not sure if tickets remain for sale, but you can check through at link at the story featured in the below link.

Bulldogs meet fans
The Citadel's Meet the Bulldogs event will be at noon Sunday at Joe Riley Park.

Gamecocks set rotation
South Carolina coach Chad Holbrook has set the pitching rotation for the Gamecocks' season-opening series with UNC Greensboro beginning Feb. 17. Clarke Schmidt will start on Friday, with Wil Crowe goijng on Saturday and Adam Hill going on Sunday.

USC's Cortes ambidextrous
Highly touted South Carolina freshman Carlos Cortes throws with his right hand when playing infield and with his left hand when pitching and playing outfield.

* Anderson has posted preview information on its Tuesday season-opener against North Greenville at Municipal Stadium.

* Lander has posted preview information for Tuesday's home opener against Newberry. It will be first-year Bearcats coach Jason Burke's first game at Dolny Stadium.

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