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Yet Another USC Baseball Update

Texas baseball assistant coach Troy Tulowitzki is on campus today talking to USC about the baseball job. Sources tell me USC has met his salary demands and some minor details are being worked out. It’s still possible Texas could make a counter-offer. One interesting tidbit: I hear some ex-players have reached out to USC regarding the search but did not get any response back. Continue reading Yet Another USC Baseball Update

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USC Zeroes In On Baseball Coach

USC has zeroed in on Troy Tulowitzki to be its next baseball coach and a job offer is expected this week. Tulowitzki, who is an assistant coach at Texas, will receive a counter-offer to remain with the Longhorns, according to sources. The former major-league all-star gives USC a splashy hire although he has never been a head coach. However, he is a highly respected coach. In … Continue reading USC Zeroes In On Baseball Coach

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USC Baseball Coaching Update

I’m hearing UC Santa Barbara baseball coach Andrew Checketts has rebuffed USC’s efforts to hire him. If USC really wants Checketts, it will need to regroup and improve its package. And when I say package, I mean assistant coach salaries, staff positions, recruiting budget, etc. Meanwhile, former major-leaguer/Texas assistant coach Troy Tulowitzki told Austin-American Statesman columnist Kirk Bohls he will interview for the job. “I … Continue reading USC Baseball Coaching Update

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USC Baseball Candidates

So who will replace USC baseball Jason Gill? Gill was officially fired this morning. Here’s a look at some early candidates: Andrew Checketts, UC Santa Barbara: USC was interested in him three years ago but couldn’t offer enough money to entice him. Things were a lot more cost-conscious under Lynn Swann, however, so if Coach Bohn throws a lot of money at Checketts, he might … Continue reading USC Baseball Candidates

USC Saturday Buzz: Jason Gill On Way Out

USC will part ways soon with baseball coach Jason Gill, according to D1Baseball. This is no surprise because USC hasn’t had a good season in three years under Gill and just finished in last place. My thoughts on the baseball program are here. It’s going to be hard to lure a successful Big 12 or SEC baseball coach to USC, a private school that can’t … Continue reading USC Saturday Buzz: Jason Gill On Way Out