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Edgewood Baseball hosts First Pitch Banquet with keynote speaker, Auburn’s Butch Thompson

  ELMORE, AL – Auburn University’s head baseball coach, Butch Thompson, will be the keynote speaker for Edgewood Academy’s First Pitch Banquet scheduled for Thursday, January 9, at the Millbrook Civic Center in downtown Millbrook.  Thompson, considered one of the top recruiters in the country, has led the Tigers since 2015, including this past season’s historic appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Also speaking…

Auburn Baseball comes in at No. 8 in Preseason Poll

TUSCON, Ariz. – The Auburn baseball team checked in at No. 8 in Collegiate Baseball’s Fabulous 40 NCAA Division I preseason poll, it was announced Monday. The No. 8 national ranking matches the team’s final ranking a year ago, which was tied for the third-highest final ranking in program history. Auburn is one of five Southeastern Conference teams that appeared in…

Foul Ball Safety at Riverwalk Stadium

There’s growing concern about foul ball safety in baseball stadiums across the country.  Already this season, multiple fans have been injured by foul balls at Major League games. The protective netting at Riverwalk Stadium extends to the end of the dugout protecting the majority of seats.  That was recommended by Major & Minor League Baseball, but Biscuits Chief Operating Officer…

Tim Tebow shows solid power, shaky skills in MLB workout

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Tim Tebow has taken his first big swing at a baseball career, showing off a powerful bat and a few areas of needed improvement in a workout for dozens of major league scouts. The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback worked out at the University of Southern California’s Dedeaux Field on Tuesday. Scouts and reporters tracked, timed and recorded…

Biscuits Drop 14-Inning Thriller to Shuckers

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (biscuitsbaseball.com) – The Biscuits lost their longest game of the season on Wednesday night, falling to the Biloxi Shuckers 3-2 in 14 innings in a contest that lasted almost four hours. Jake Faria (1-5) got the start for the Biscuits, and besides a first inning that saw the All-Star walk two and allow an RBI-single to Garrett Cooper,…

Biscuits Drop Shuckers, 6-3

MONTGOMERY, Ala.(biscuitsbaseball.com) – The Biscuits won their first game of their five-game home stand against the Biloxi Shuckers, taking Tuesday night’s contest, 6-3, over their South Division rivals at Riverwalk Stadium. Hunter Wood (2-0) was making just his second start at the Double-A level after starting for the first time on June 2 in a 1-0 win at Jacksonville and…

Biscuits Drop Sixth Straight Game

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (biscuitsbaseball.com) – The Biscuits lost their sixth-straight game on Tuesday night, falling to the Jacksonville Suns 6-4 at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. The six-game losing streak is the team’s longest of the season, as the Biscuits let a couple of leads slip through their fingers on the way to the defeat. Left-hander Chris Kirsch (3-1) got the…

First pitch before game in Cuba? Obama leaves it to the pros

HAVANA (AP) – President Barack Obama let some actual aces take care of the first pitches in Cuba. Obama watched from the seats Tuesday when former stars Luis Tiant and Pedro Luis Lazo tossed out the ceremonial balls before the Tampa Bay Rays took on the Cuban national team. And that was totally fine with the president. “Nothing is more…

Tuskegee baseball falls 9-5 to Georgia Southwestern

AMERICUS, Ga. (goldentigersports.com) —  After falling behind early Tuesday afternoon, the Tuskegee University rally came up short as they fell 9-5 to Georgia Southwestern State University at Hurricane Stadium in the Susan K. Smith Baseball and Tennis Complex. Georgia Southwestern (15-10) scored six of their runs in the first two innings off of Tuskegee starter Joseph Mauldin (1-4), including four in…

Davenport lifts AUM to 12-5 win in series finale against Georgetown

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (aumathletics.com)—- Junior Houston Davenport drove in six runs, including four on a grand slam, and helped the No. 13 Auburn Montgomery baseball team to a 12-5 victory over visiting Georgetown College Tuesday.  NOTES • With the win, the Warhawks improved to 22-6 on the year. • Georgetown fell to 16-12 overall. • The six runs batted in by Davenport…