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Tennessee white team's Wyatt Evans (26) pitches during the Tennessee baseball intrasquad scrimmage for the Orange & White World Series at Smokies Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023.

South Carolina Baseball Lands Transfer Commitment from SEC Rival

Wyatt Evans returns to his home state team after entering the transfer portal earlier this month.

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Tennessee white team's Wyatt Evans (26) pitches during the Tennessee baseball intrasquad scrimmage for the Orange & White World Series at Smokies Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023.

South Carolina Baseball Lands Transfer Commitment from SEC Rival

Wyatt Evans returns to his home state team after entering the transfer portal earlier this month.

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South Carolina's Cole Messina Projected as Second Round Pick for MLB Draft

South Carolina Gamecock Cole Messina has been projected as a second-round pick for the 2024 MLB Draft.

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South Carolina Commit Named Standout at MLB Draft Combine

PJ Morlando was listed as one of the day one standouts of the MLB Draft Combine for his performance in the batting cage.

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Gamecocks land JUCO Infielder Jase Woita

Former Kansas City Kansas Community College infielder, Jase Woita, is the second transfer added under new Gamecocks head coach Paul Mainieri.

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Cole Messina, Eli Jerzembeck, Eli Jones, and Roman Kimball make up the Gamecocks MLB Draft Combine attendees.

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South Carolina Gamecocks Catcher Cole Messina Named All-American

It’s official, Gamecock junior catcher Cole Messina is an All-American. ABCA/Rawlings released their All-America teams this morning and honored Messina on the 2nd team.

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South Carolina head baseball coach Paul Mainieri Enjoys his new dugout / Photo - South Carolina Athletics

South Carolina Baseball Players In Middle Of Tough Decisions Amidst Hiring Paul Mainieri

As the 2024 MLB Draft approaches, several key players from the South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team face important decisions about whether to enter the draft or return for another season.

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New South Carolina head coach Paul Mainieri at the podium during his introductory press conference / Photo  - South Carolina Athletics
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South Carolina AD Ray Tanner Reveals How Paul Mainieri Was Offered Gamecocks Job

South Carolina athletic director Ray Tanner was very open about how the hiring of Paul Mainieri went down.

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April 24, 2011; Nashville, TN, USA; LSU Tigers head coach Paul Mainieri in the dugout during the first inning against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Hawkins Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

What did Paul Mainieri Say at the Introductory Press Conference

The University of South Carolina held an introductory press conference for new baseball head coach, Paul Mainieri.

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LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Alexandria's luncheon Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.

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How to Watch: Paul Mainieri's Introductory Press Conference

The University of South Carolina is set to introduce new baseball head coach, Paul Mainieiri, live on YouTube.

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Jun 26, 2017; Omaha, NE, USA;  LSU Tigers head coach Paul Mainieri watches the military flyover during the National Anthem prior to the game agianst  the Florida Gatorsin game one of the championship series of the 2017 College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports
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South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball Payroll Under Paul Mainieri Shows Major Investment

The South Carolina Gamecocks have hired Paul Mainieri and have invested heavily in the coaching staff.

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Paul Mainieri takes the field as The LSU Tigers take on Southern Miss in the 2019 NCAA Regional Tournament in Baton Rouge, LA. Sunday, June 2, 2019.

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Social Media Reacts to Paul Mainieri Hiring For South Carolina Gamecocks

South Carolina baseball announced new head coach Paul Mainieri as their next baseball coach. Here's what social media's response was to the news.

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Gamecocks Baseball Earns Commitment from Panhandle Player of the Year

Infielder Cayden Gaskin makes his transfer destination known by committing to South Carolina.

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May 23 2024; Hoover, AL, USA; South Carolina batter Cole Messina (19) celebrates his grand slam against LSU at the Hoover Met during the SEC Tournament.
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South Carolina Baseball Has Two Players Receive Postseason Awards

Two South Carolina baseball players have been named to the All-Atlantic Team. Ethan Petry and Cole Messina's 2024 season is celebrated.

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Mainieri Expects the Gamecocks Back "in Omaha and in the College World Series"

Paul Mainieri is officially announced as the next baseball head coach at the University of South Carolina.

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Jun 27, 2017; Omaha, NE, USA; LSU Tigers head coach Paul Mainieri (1) answers questions after the loss against the Florida Gators in game two of the championship series of the 2017 College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Mandatory Credit: Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

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Paul Mainieri takes the field as The LSU Tigers take on Southern Miss in the 2019 NCAA Regional Tournament in Baton Rouge, LA. Sunday, June 2, 2019.

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Baseball America Report: South Carolina Tabs LSU's Paul Mainieri as Next Head Coach

According to a report by Baseball America, Teddy Cahill, Paul Mainieri is targeted as the next head coach for South Carolina Baseball.

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May 23, 2024; Hoover, AL, USA; South Carolina Gamecocks catcher Cole Messina (19) celebrates a two RBI single against the LSU Tigers during the SEC Baseball Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Vasha Hunt-USA TODAY Sports
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South Carolina Baseball's Cole Messina Named Hitter of the Month Following College World Series

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) has honored South Carolina’s standout catcher Cole Messina with the prestigious Dick Howser Trophy National Hitter of the Month award for May.

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During the offseason, the USC coaching staff spoke to several MLB teams to stay a step ahead, not a step behind, on what the latest ideas are, as baseball coach Mark Kingston put it.

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The South Carolina Baseball roster is seeing a tremendous amount of turnover amidst the coaching search after the firing of coach Mark Kingston.

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South Carolina Baseball Lands Commit In Middle Of Coaching Search

The South Carolina Gamecocks have managed to flip a Vanderbilt Baseball commit despite being in the middle of a coaching search.

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South Carolina Signee Receives Special Recognition

Incoming freshman, Dalton Wentz, is the 2024 Gatorade Virginia Baseball Player of the Year.

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Discover the leading contenders to helm the Gamecocks baseball program as they seek to bounce back from a coaching change. Explore the coaching pedigrees, track records, and potential fits for South Carolina's storied baseball legacy.

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South Carolina Baseball Signee PJ Morlando Wins Gatorade Player of the Year

South Carolina baseball signee OJ Morlando has been awarded the Gatorade Player of the Year for the State of South Carolina.

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Gamecocks Eliminated: South Carolina Falls to James Madison in NCAA Baseball Tournament

The South Carolina Gamecocks baseball season has come to an end following their loss to the James Madison Dukes.

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