COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Daulton Jefferies limited Coastal Carolina to a run over seven innings and third-seeded California beat the second-seeded Chanticleers 9-3 on Friday in their NCAA regional opener.
Jefferies (6-5) allowed three hits, including a solo home run by Tyler Chadwick in the second inning.
The Golden Bears (35-19) scored two runs in the fifth on RBI doubles by Aaron Knapp and Devin Pearson for a 3-1 lead. Mitchell Kranson had two...
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Andrew Benintendi doubled down the right-field line in the bottom of the sixth inning to give Arkansas the lead and the Razorbacks went on to beat Oral Roberts 8-6 on Friday in the their opening NCAA regional game.
Benintendi, named the player of the year by Collegiate Baseball on Thursday, put the Razorbacks ahead 4-3. Then, with Oral Roberts threatening to rally in the top of the eighth, All-SEC reliever Zach Jackson came on and worked out of a...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds have moved struggling starter Jason Marquis to the bullpen, leaving them with three rookies in the starting rotation for now.
Marquis signed with the Reds in the offseason, continuing his comeback from Tommy John surgery. He went 3-4 with a 6.46 ERA in nine starts, prompting manager Bryan Price to rearrange his rotation for a series against the Washington Nationals on Friday.
Marquis gave up four runs and 10 hits during 5 2...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic have hired former player Scott Skiles as their next head coach.
General manager Rob Hennigan announced the hiring Friday. An introductory news conference was set for later in the day. The 51-year-old Skiles becomes the 12th coach in franchise history. He follows Jacque Vaughn, who was fired in February.
In a statement Hennigan lauded Skiles's 13 years as an NBA head coach.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Erven Roper hit a two-out homer in the bottom of the 11th inning Friday, leading second-seeded College of Charleston past Auburn 7-6 in first-round NCAA regional play.
Roper's rising line drive to right off Izaac Yarbrough (0-2) sends the Cougars (44-13) into Saturday's winner's bracket against the winner of Friday's late game between top-seeded host Florida State and fourth-seeded Mercer (Georgia).