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New era underway: UM baseball wins three of four

The No. 12 University of Miami baseball team opened up its 2009 season at the newly renovated Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field by winning three-of-four games against Rutgers University.

Home for a Hurricane contrasts with common view of ‘Magic City’

The Miami sunshine has a way of hiding the dark spots of the city. Pitcher Anthony Nalepa is an example of how differently true Miamians view their city.

Shortstop solid both on and off the field

University of Miami shortstop Ryan Jackson is not entering the 2009 college baseball season empty-handed.

Revamped outfield still up for grabs

One of the biggest questions this year is in the outfield: how can Miami possibly replace a combined 27 home runs, 34 stolen bases, 123 RBI and on-base percentage over .400 from Major League Baseball draftees Dennis Raben, Blake Tekotte and Adan Severino?

Preseason All-American anchors infield

The University of Miami baseball team lost three of its five starters around the diamond, but they are still led by slick-fielding shortstop, junior Ryan Jackson.

Inexperienced bullpen still has talent

There are a lot of questions regarding a University of Miami baseball team that lost eight players to the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft last year. One of the few certainties is the closer, right-handed pitcher Kyle Bellamy.

Starting rotation led by preseason All-American

As the Hurricanes baseball season begins tomorrow against Rutgers at renovated Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field, questions remain with the starting rotation.

A-Rod stadium renaming, banquet go off without a hitch

As national and local media waited on the baseball diamond for Friday night’s preseason banquet for the 2009 University of Miami baseball team, many left disappointed.

Bunch: Friday’s stadium ceremony will be awkward, but provides opportunities

When I heard the allegation and subsequent admission of Alex Rodriguez’s steroid use last weekend, my first thought wasn’t about the damage it did to baseball. It wasn’t even about what A-Rod will do now, especially facing the New York media for the next nine years. My first thought? “Why couldn’t it have come out next week?”

University of Miami baseball coach Jim Morris reacts to A-Rod’s confession

Just 24 hours after South Florida native and New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs from 2001-03, University of Miami baseball head coach Jim Morris responded to the news.

Baseball earns preseason national ranking

The University of Miami baseball team received a No. 12 ranking by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association in a preseason poll.

Baseball team makes preseason poll

After making it to the College World Series this past summer for the 11th time in 15 years under head coach Jim Morris, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper ranked the University of Miami baseball team 18th in its preseason poll.