Cutters looking to avoid sweep vs. Bombers

After allowing double-digit run totals on consecutive days, the Acadiana Cane Cutters will look to bounce back and avoid a sweep as they take the field against the Brazos Valley Bombers this evening. First pitch against the Texas Collegiate League south division-leading Bombers (9-5) is set for 7:05 p.m. at Fabacher Field. The Cane Cutters (5-11), losers of three straight and four of their last … Continue reading Cutters looking to avoid sweep vs. Bombers

LSUA’s Meche leading Texas League in ERA

Louisiana State University of Alexandria’s Hunter Meche continued his summer league success this evening. Tossing three scoreless innings, the LSU-A junior has allowed just one earned run in 13.1 innings pitched for the Acadiana Cane Cutters of the Texas Collegiate League. Friday’s appearance, resulting in a 15-12 loss to the Brazos Valley Bombers, marked the second consecutive relief outing in which Meche pitched three scoreless … Continue reading LSUA’s Meche leading Texas League in ERA

UL’s Robichaux to be inducted into ABCA Hall of Fame

Press release from ragincajuns.com: Longtime Louisiana Baseball head coach Tony Robichaux will be inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Hall of Fame in January 2021, the national baseball organization announced on Tuesday morning. Robichaux spent 25 seasons at the helm of the Ragin’ Cajuns’ Baseball program and 33 seasons overall at the Division I level. During his run as a head coach, Robichaux … Continue reading UL’s Robichaux to be inducted into ABCA Hall of Fame

Cane Cutters’ series opener against San Antonio rained out

Unfavorable playing conditions have wiped out the series opener for the Acadiana Cane Cutters of the Texas Collegiate League Tuesday night. The Cane Cutters (1-5) were set to open a three-game home stand against the San Antonio Flying Chanclas (4-2) tonight before the team announced via its official Twitter account that the game had been canceled due to heavy rainfall this afternoon. Due to unfavorable … Continue reading Cane Cutters’ series opener against San Antonio rained out

Tulane’s Pellerin signs with Yankees

Connor Pellerin became the second Tulane University baseball player in the last week or so to join the Major League Baseball ranks. Pellerin made the decision to forgo his senior season after signing a contract with the New York Yankees. After going undrafted in the annual MLB Draft, Pellerin was one of five undrafted right-handed college pitchers signed by the Yankees, the team announced yesterday. … Continue reading Tulane’s Pellerin signs with Yankees

UL’s Young signs pro contract with Orioles

Over 24.2 innings pitched, Brandon Young allowed just a trio of earned runs in his four appearances this spring. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette ace will now get his chance to prove himself at the professional level. The 6-6/210-pound right handed ace went undrafted in the five-round MLB Draft, but was given the opportunity to sign a free agent contract with the Baltimore Orioles. … Continue reading UL’s Young signs pro contract with Orioles

UL’s Cantrelle selected in 5th round of MLB Draft

The shortened 2020 college baseball season didn’t stop Hayden Cantrelle from grabbing the attention of MLB scouts. The University of Louisiana shortstop was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the fifth round (151st overall pick) of the 2020 MLB Draft Thursday night. Cantrelle hit just .136 in his 17 starts as a junior this spring, but led the team with 10 runs, stole four bags … Continue reading UL’s Cantrelle selected in 5th round of MLB Draft

MLB Draft Day 2: LSU’s Henry, Cabrera selected in 2nd round

Day 2 of the annual MLB Draft kicked off this evening. With zero LSU Tigers being taken in last night’s first round, it didn’t take long into the night before a Tiger was taken off the board Thursday. The defending champion Washington Nationals selected LSU right-hander Cole Henry with the 55th overall pick. Just seven picks later, Henry’s teammate Daniel Cabrera was nabbed by the … Continue reading MLB Draft Day 2: LSU’s Henry, Cabrera selected in 2nd round

Tulane’s Jannetta earns Freshman All-America honors

After posting a 3-0 record with an impressive 1.37 earned run average (ERA) in seven appearances (two starts, five relief appearances), Tulane University’s Luke Jannetta has been named to the Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America team for the shortened 2020 season. According to tulanegreenwave.com’s press release, Jannetta is the first Tulane pitcher to earn freshman All-America honors since Ross Massey in 2016. In his 19.2 innings … Continue reading Tulane’s Jannetta earns Freshman All-America honors

La. Tech to host 2021 C-USA baseball tourney

It’s been a while since Louisiana Tech baseball hosted a league championship. Next year’s Conference USA baseball championships, set for May 25-30, 2021, will take place in Ruston, as announced on latechsports.com this afternoon. LA Tech’s JC Love Field at Pat Patterson Park, which is currently under construction and set to open next February, will be hosting the six-day tournament for the first time — … Continue reading La. Tech to host 2021 C-USA baseball tourney