baseball

WATCH: Rome Tops Fireflies 4-1

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) — Joe Tuschak’s home run wasn’t enough for Columbia on Monday night, the Fireflies fell to the Rome Braves, 4-1, at Spirit Communications Park. The blast was Tuschak’s second of the season.   Columbia (32-32) starter Tyler Badamo (L, 3-4) outlasted Rome’s Touki Toussaint (W, 2-5) the last time the two squared off on the mound on…

Beer 1 of 4 Finalists For Golden Spikes Award

CLEMSON, S.C. (CAC) — Freshman outfielder Seth Beer (Suwanee, Ga.) was named one of four finalists for the Golden Spikes Award on Monday. The 2016 season marks the 39th consecutive year the Golden Spikes Award is awarded to the top amateur baseball player in the United States. Beer is a finalist for the award that former Tiger shortstop Khalil Greene won…

Hill And Webb Named Freshmen All-Americans

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) — Freshmen right-handed pitchers Adam Hill and Braden Webb were named to the 2016 Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-America team from Collegiate Baseball, as announced on Wednesday, June 8. Webb became the 31st pitcher in school history to reach 10 or more wins with a victory in the 4-2 win over Alabama on May 20.  He allowed…

Beer Named National Co-Freshman Of The Year

CLEMSON, S.C. (CAC) — Outfielder Seth Beer (Suwanee, Ga.) was named national co-freshman-of-the-year by Collegiate Baseball on Wednesday. He became the first Tiger freshman to win a national award. He joined Tennessee Tech’s Kevin Strohschein as recipients of the honor.   Beer batted .369 with 57 runs, 13 doubles, 18 homers, 70 RBIs, a .700 slugging percentage, 62 walks, 15 hit-by-pitches,…

Super Gamecocks! USC Wins Regional 10-5 Over UNCW

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Madison Stokes drove in three runs and South Carolina won its fourth straight to capture the NCAA Tournament’s Columbia Regional with a 10-5 victory over UNC Wilmington on Tuesday. The Gamecocks (46-16) host Oklahoma State, which ousted No. 7 national seed Clemson last weekend, in the best-of-three super regionals starting Saturday. That winner gets a spot…

Coastal Headed To Third Super Regional

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Seth Lancaster singled home the go-ahead run in the top of the ninth inning, and Coastal Carolina rallied past North Carolina State 7-5 Tuesday and advanced to the super regionals of the NCAA Tournament. The second-seeded Chanticleers (47-16) erased a two-run deficit with a four-run ninth, and will play either Rice or LSU on Saturday in…