Virginia Tech Baseball

Tech Wrestles The Bearcats In Baseball Tournament

The Hokies host UMass-Lowell and Cincinnati in a round robin tournament this weekend. If Tech can go 4-0 it will go a long way towards becoming a consistent team.

Tech Baseball Brings A Mixed Bag To The AL Minors

Let's check in on former Hokie baseball players with American League affiliates in the minor leagues, and which ones have the best shot at taking the next step.

It's Better To Burn Out Than To Fade Away

Five years ago, I stumbled upon a site that offered Virginia Tech sports coverage and a community experience that was unrivaled on the internet. It was a site that allowed me the opportunity to...

Which Former Hokie Is Closest To The Majors?

Despite some rather sad baseball-related news at Virginia Tech in the last month, with the departure of head coach Pete Hughes, there is plenty of reason to feel good about the current crop of...

Coach Hughes Was Father Figure For Tech Baseball

"Well...coach...coach Hughes...um...you uh...oh, God." "Casey, it's alright bud. Take your time." That--roughly paraphrased--was the opening exchange between Coach Pete Hughes and myself in my...

Pete Hughes Leaves Virginia Tech For Oklahoma

Today Hokie Nation received unwelcome news that Pete Hughes, the baseball coach of Virginia Tech since 2006, is leaving the program for the vacant head coaching position at Oklahoma. For

How Are Former Hokies Doing In The Minor Leagues?

With all of Tech's baseball success over the last few years, particularly last month, I became curious when thinking about who the next Hokie to join long-tenured major leaguer and the only Hokie...

Update On All Six Hokies Drafted In MLB Draft

The 2013 MLB Draft was a memorable one for the Virginia Tech baseball program. The Hokies saw six players drafted, the second-most in the program's history behind the nine that were drafted in...

Tech Athletic Teams Post Phenomenal APR Numbers

The NCAA released its annual Academic Progress Rate (APR) findings yesterday, and once again Virginia Tech athletic teams passed with flying colors. What is Academic Progress Rate? Well, according...

Which Hokies Will Hear Their Name Called And When?

We'll start this post out by providing a list of Hokies who have been previously drafted, either out of high school or in a previous season at Tech. Just like in the Hokies In The Minor Leagues...

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Pinder Drafted No. 71 By Athletics In MLB Draft

Virginia Tech junior infielder Chad Pinder was drafted Thursday night by the Oakland Athletics with the 71st pick in the supplemental Competitive Balance B round of the Major League Baseball...

Perspective On Hokies' Blacksburg Regional Loss

Though Virginia Tech lost in the championship game of the Blacksburg Regional, not everything should be gloom and doom. There were some good things to come from this past weekend and the season as a whole. Trevor attempts to shed light on them.

Regional Recap: Hokies Win 2, But Fall To Oklahoma

When the Virginia Tech baseball team lost 5-2 to Connecticut in their opening game of the Blacksburg Regional on Friday, not many gave them much of a chance to make it out of the tournament and...

Hokies flat against Connecticut in regional opener

The Hokies had a prime opportunity to showcase their strength with a first-game match up against Big East Champion Connecticut Huskies, but fell short in a 5-2 loss. Tech had some issues in every...

Hokies Drop Blacksburg Regional Opener To UConn

On a day when the Hokies' starting pitcher Joe Mantiply did not have his best stuff, the Tech batters only amplified the problems, as they left runners all over the bases (12) and in scoring...

NCAA Blacksburg Regional Primer

For the first time in Virginia Tech history, the Hokies are hosting a NCAA Regional in Blacksburg this weekend. Despite an issue with stadium capacity and facilities, Tech promised the NCAA that if...

Virginia Tech Baseball: Chasing History

For the first time ever, Virginia Tech's baseball team gets to host a regional playoff in Blacksburg and they have the chance to make history in their own town.

VT vs. UVA ACC Tournament highlights

Video highlights of today's 10-1 win over Virginia in the ACC Tournament.

How Are Hokies Faring In The Minor Leagues?

At the end of the 2006 baseball season, hall of famer Chuck Hartman, a 47-year veteran of coaching, including 28-years as the head man of the Hokie program, retired from coaching. That season saw...

Tech to play Virginia in the first ACC game

The ACC Tounament seedings were announced last night, but the schedule for the teams wasn't announced until this morning. In the tournament, there are two pools--Pool A and Pool B. Each team plays...

Hokies sweep Wake Forest in shortened series

Virginia Tech wrapped up its regular season with a two-game sweep of Wake Forest. With the wins, the Hokies locked up their first 35-win season since 1999 and their fourth straight in-conference...

Hokies down Marist, and other goodies

This was a good, good weekend for the Tech baseball. The Hokies picked up a mid-week win over High Point on Wednsday and a pair of wins over Marist on Saturday and Sunday. Also, by virtue of Duke's...

No. 25 Hokies take two of three from Eagles

After taking two of three from a Top-5 Virginia program, the Hokies were rewarded by being ranked 25th in the most recent poll. This marks the fourth separate time this year that the Hokies have...

Tech baseball takes series from No. 5 Virginia

Virginia Tech welcomed in-state rival Virginia to English Field for a three-game set and the results, though a bit unexpected, were phenomenal. The Hokies have been hard to predict this year,...

Tech takes two from Maryland

Last time I left you, we had just taken two of three from No. 4 Florida State. The Hokies were at 20-9 overall and 7-5 in the ACC at that time, but have gone 4-8 in the stretch since the win over...

Hokies take series from No. 4 FSU

Virginia Tech welcomed No. 4 Florida State to Blacksburg in a big test for the team. After a sub-par performance against Miami a week ago and a horrendous outing against a bad VMI team earlier in...

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