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Candidates to watch in Alabama baseball coaching search

It’s early in the college baseball coaching cycle, and early in the University of Alabama’s coaching search. First-year director of athletics Greg Byrne is looking for his first coaching hire after firing first-year coach Greg Goff on Wednesday. Alabama has...

CECIL HURT: How patient will Alabama baseball fans be?

In his first major act as University of Alabama director of athletics, Greg Byrne received Oscar-level reviews. He has been described as "bold" and "decisive," praised for not being a penny-pincher or a procrastinator. He certainly projected a strong,...

Dylan Duarte recovering from elbow injury

Sophomore left-handed pitcher Dylan Duarte will not pitch this summer as he recovers from an elbow injury, a team spokesman confirmed on Thursday. Duarte missed the final weekend series of the season against Vanderbilt with the injury as a precaution....

Greg Byrne addresses Greg Goff firing

Greg Goff was fired as University of Alabama head baseball coach Wednesday after leading the program for just one year. Director of Athletics Greg Byrne formally announced the decision in a news conference. The Tuscaloosa News first reported his...

Where does Alabama baseball go from here?

Where does Alabama baseball go from here? It’s a pertinent question for a proud program which has fallen on hard times. Consider these facts. It’s been more than a decade since Alabama won the SEC regular season title (2006).  It’s been more...

Alabama baseball coach Greg Goff dismissed

By Aaron Suttles and Ben Jones University of Alabama head baseball coach Greg Goff has been relieved of his duties, The Tuscaloosa News has learned. The Tuscaloosa News previously reported that Goff attempted to reduce or revoke scholarships for up to 10 players...

Goff tries to revoke baseball scholarships in violation of NCAA rules

University of Alabama baseball coach Greg Goff informed up to 10 players their scholarships would not be renewed, a violation of NCAA rules, The Tuscaloosa News has learned. According to NCAA bylaw 15.3.5.2, institutions cannot revoke or reduce a scholarship...

Chandler Taylor named second team All-SEC

Sophomore outfielder Chandler Taylor was named a second-team All-SEC selection, the league office announced on Monday. Taylor was Alabama’s lone representative on the two all-conference teams and the freshman All-SEC team. Taylor finished the year batting .282, including .295 in...

SEC Baseball Tournament Schedule and TV Times

Florida earned the top seed in the 2017 SEC baseball tournament, which will begin on Tuesday at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. It’s the third time the Gators have taken the top seed in the tournament since head coach Kevin O’Sullivan...

Alabama season finale ends with tie against Vandy

NASHVILLE – Alabama baseball team's regular-season finale against Vanderbilt finished in a 3-3 tie in eight innings on Saturday afternoon at Hawkins Field. With the tie, the Crimson Tide finishes the regular season 19-34-1 and 5-24-1 in the SEC. The...

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