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Kent One of Five Winners of the 2012 Tom Walter College Baseball Inspirational Award

August 22, 2012
Kent One of Five Winners of the 2012 Tom Walter College Baseball Inspirational Award

Clemson’s Rising junior righthander Mike Kent (Springfield, VA) was named one of five winners of the second-annual Tom Walter College Baseball Inspiration Award, announced on Tuesday by CollegeBaseballInsider.com. The award is named for Wake Forest Head Coach Tom Walter, who donated a kidney to outfielder Kevin Jordan prior to the 2011 season.  The other 2012…

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Women In The Golf Club

August 21, 2012
Women In The Golf Club

After 80 all-male years, Augusta National Golf Club has invited two women to join, and they said ‘yes.’ Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore will become the first women members, the club announced yesterday. The club’s controversial all-male policy was last challenged in April, when the club declined to…

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Braves Go 13 Innings, Fall to Nats

August 21, 2012
Braves Go 13 Innings, Fall to Nats

Atlanta second baseman Dan Uggla simply couldn’t get the ball out of his glove when trying to throw home on a grounder that was ruled an infield single and let the Nationals score the winning run and hand the Braves a heartbreaking 5-4 loss in 13 innings after Monday night turned into Tuesday morning at…

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Carson and Auguste Out Indefinitely

August 21, 2012
Carson and Auguste Out Indefinitely

South Carolina redshirt freshman running back Shon Carson and senior cornerback Akeem Auguste will both be sidelined indefinitely, it was announced Monday.  Carson, a 5-8, 192-pounder from Scranton, S.C., underwent a surgical procedure on his left wrist this morning to repair an injury suffered in practice on Friday.  Auguste, a 5-9, 188-pounder from Hollywood, Fla.,…

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Roger Clemens is Back

August 21, 2012
Roger Clemens is Back

Roger Clemens is returning to baseball, fresh off his acquittal on federal charges of lying to Congress about alleged steroid use. Clemens, who is 50, has signed a contract with the Sugar Land Skeeters, a Texas-based franchise in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. The deal was announced by Houston station Fox 26. The seven-time…

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Holbrooke Completes Staff with Esposito and Buscher

August 21, 2012

South Carolina head coach Chad Holbrook has announced the completion of his coaching staff for the 2012-13 season. Sammy Esposito has been named recruiting coordinator and Brian Buscher has returned to Gamecock Baseball as volunteer assistant.  Esposito has worked on the baseball staff since the fall of 2007 and has been a part of five…

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Clemson Baseball Gets Top Georgia Prospect

August 21, 2012

Clemson Sunday landed a commitment from highly rated junior infielder Michael Chavis (5-11 185) of Marietta, GA. The Tigers beat out Georgia and Georgia Tech for Chavis who also plays for the famed East Cobb travel team. Chavis has pop in his bat. He hit home runs in five different Perfect Game summer tournaments. Chavis…

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Melky Cabrera’s Weird Stunt

August 20, 2012
Melky Cabrera’s Weird Stunt

San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera and at least one of his handlers allegedly concocted a bizarre scheme to get him out of any punishment after he tested positive for use of the drug testosterone. The New York Daily News reports that the plot included buying a Web site and creating a fake advertisement to…

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Dodgers Blank Braves

August 20, 2012
Dodgers Blank Braves

Chad Billingsley combined with two relievers for a three-hit shutout to win his sixth straight start, rookie Luis Cruz homered for the second game in a row and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Sunday. The Braves are back on the road Monday to begin a three game series at Washington.…

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Clemson Adds JUCO Pitcher for 2012

August 20, 2012

Clemson has a late addition to its 2012 baseball class in sidearm pitcher Kyle Schnell of Lake Sumter JC, FL He’s a native of Alpharetta, GA and will have three seasons of eligibility with the Tigers. Last season Schnell was 4-1 with 4 saves and a 3.02 ERA. He struck out 37 batters in 44.2…

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