Last Build Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:42:17 EDT
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:36:00 EDTAfter an All-American career in which he helped South Carolina win the 2010 College World Series, Blake Cooper (2007-2010) enjoyed six years of professional baseball and was fortunate enough to retire from the game on his own terms. Now he's carving a new a path as an aspiring coach, and South Carolina's Degree Completion Program is helping him get there.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:33:00 EDTSouth Carolina junior right-handed pitcher Clarke Schmidt will miss the remainder of the 2017 season after an MRI revealed a torn ulnar collateral ligament to his right elbow. Surgery date has yet to be determined.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:21:00 EDTSouth Carolina is 24-15 and 9-9 in the SEC. The Gamecocks are tied for third in the SEC Eastern Division and tied for eighth overall in the league.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 15:27:00 EDTNo. 18 South Carolina led No. 9 Florida 5-3 entering the bottom of the eighth inning, but a grand slam homer by JJ Schwarz lifted the Gators to a 7-5 win on Saturday at McKethan Stadium in the rubber game of a three-game SEC baseball series. South Carolina is now 24-15 and 9-9 in the SEC with Florida 27-13 and 10-8 in league play.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:04:00 EDTJunior right-hander Wil Crowe allowed just one run in seven-plus innings of work and freshman outfielder Carlos Cortes hit his fifth homer of the year as 18th ranked South Carolina defeated 9th ranked Florida 4-2 on Friday night at McKethan Stadium to even the series. The Gamecocks are 24-14 and 9-8 in the SEC with Florida 26-13 and 9-8 in league play.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 22:56:00 EDTAlex Faedo pitched 8.2 scoreless innings and a two-out RBI single by Keenan Bell in the bottom of the fifth inning was enough to lift ninth ranked Florida to a 1-0 win over 18th ranked South Carolina on Thursday night at McKethan Stadium. Florida is 26-12 and 9-7 in the SEC with South Carolina dropping to 23-14 and 8-8 in league play.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:02:00 EDTSouth Carolina (23-13, 8-7 SEC) heads on the road for a three-game conference series at Florida (25-12, 8-7 SEC). Thursday’s first pitch is 7:30 p.m. on ESPNU with Friday’s game at 7 p.m. on the SEC Network and Saturday’s series finale at Noon on ESPN2. All three games will also be available on the Gamecock IMG Network including flagship station, 107.5 FM, “The Game.”
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:09:00 EDTJonah Bride broke a 2-2 tie with a RBI double in the bottom of the eighth inning and junior right-hander Tyler Johnson struck out three batters in the top of the ninth inning against the top of the Davidson batting order as 18th ranked South Carolina rallied to defeat the Wildcats 3-2 on Tuesday night at Founders Park. The Gamecocks are 23-13 on the year, with Davidson moving to 18-16 overall.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 16:43:00 EDTSouth Carolina (22-13) closes out its homestand with a Tuesday night non-conference tilt vs. Davidson (18-15). First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast on SEC Network Plus and can be heard on the Gamecock IMG Network including flagship station, 107.5 FM, "The Game."
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 08:59:00 EDTSouth Carolina is 22-13 and 8-7 in the SEC after going 1-3 last week. The Gamecocks are tied for second in the SEC Eastern Division and tied for sixth overall in the league.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 20:16:00 EDTSophomore right-hander Adam Hill limited 13th ranked Mississippi State to just one run on four hits and a five-run eighth inning was enough to lift eighth-ranked South Carolina to a 6-1 win over the Bulldogs. The Gamecocks improve to 22-13 on the year and 8-7 in league play with MSU falling to 25-13 overall and 10-5 in the SEC.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 20:18:00 EDTAfter trailing by three runs entering the ninth inning, eighth ranked South Carolina fought back as Carlos Cortes hit his second homer of the game to bring the Gamecocks within one, but 13th ranked Mississippi State held on for a 5-4 win on Saturday afternoon at Founders Park. Carolina is now 21-13 on the year and 7-7 in SEC play with MSU 25-12 overall and 10-4 in the league.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 23:08:00 EDTEighth ranked South Carolina fought and rallied to score four in the bottom of the seventh inning but fell short as 13th ranked Mississippi State edged the Gamecocks 7-4 on Friday night at Founders Park. Carolina is now 21-12 on the year and 7-6 in league play, while the Bulldogs improve to 24-13 overall and 9-4 in the SEC.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 14:50:00 EDTSouth Carolina head baseball coach Chad Holbrook will be featured on Carolina Calls from Wild Wing Café (729 Lady Street) in the Vista on Thurs. April 13. The show, hosted by Derek Scott, will air live from 7-8 p.m. ET on 107.5 The Game and the Gamecock Radio Network.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:38:00 EDTA pair of nationally ranked teams meet at Founders Park this weekend as South Carolina (21-11, 7-5 SEC) hosts Mississippi State (23-12, 8-4 SEC). The series begins Friday at 7 p.m. with Saturday's contest at 4 p.m. and Sunday's series finale at 4 p.m. as well. Friday and Saturday's games will be broadcast on SEC Network Plus with Sunday's game televised on the SEC Network. All three games can also be heard on the Gamecock IMG Network including flagship station, 107.5 FM, "The Game."