The anatomy of a postseason regional host isn't always crystal-clear, but as Mark Etheridge breaks down, there are important factors for and against teams this season.

Scouts entered the spring searching for some big-time college bats, and they've found them by way of Louisiana-Lafayette's Blake Trahan and many other rising commodities.

The series opener between No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Texas A&M couldn't have been hyped up much more, and though it wasn't pretty at times, it ended with plenty of unexpected drama.

Grayson Long competed hard and gave Texas A&M a chance to win, which was one of several overshadowed storylines in Aaron Fitt's notebook from Thursday's gem at LSU.

Another exciting weekend is here, and our preview focuses on George Iskenderian and Miami hosting Florida State, upstart South Florida, and five teams needing wins.

Texas A&M and LSU will clash in the series of the year in college baseball, and our in-depth breakdown features takes from opposing coaches, scouts and our editors.

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Scouts entered the spring searching for some big-time college bats, and they've found them by way of Louisiana-Lafayette's Blake Trahan and many other rising commodities.

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UCLA has yet to lose a weekend series this season, and moved up to the top national seed in our latest projections. That change is one of many in this week's Field of 64.

Two-way star Anthony Sequeira and Oral Roberts have built a nice postseason resume by knocking off some heavyweights, and they have the balance to make noise in regionals.

Justin Paulsen and Missouri State stormed back from behind to beat in-state rival Missouri in the midweek, while Oklahoma State, UCLA and others grabbed big victories.

Arkansas draft-eligible outfielder Andrew Benintendi is having one of the nation's most impressive turnaround seasons with his combination of speed, power and athleticism.

San Francisco swept USD on the road to take over the top spot in the WCC and earn Shotgun Spratling's Best of the West in Week 10. Catch up on all the West Coast action with his rundown.

All eyes might be on newly No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Texas A&M this week, but new Top 25 entrant Taylor Clarke and College of Charleston are catching plenty of attention, too.

Another exciting weekend of college baseball action is in the books, and Aaron Fitt and Kendall Rogers, as usual, took your questions Monday afternoon.

San Diego was swept at home by San Francisco, likely dashing its at-large regional hopes. Eric Sorenson looks at the Toreros and other teams that had rotten weekends.

After a tough weekend at Notre Dame, DJ Stewart and Florida State responded in impressive fashion with a perfect week. The Seminoles weren't the only team to catch our attention.

Power programs Virginia and South Carolina each captured big series wins on Saturday, as Connor Jones threw a gem. We highlight those two teams and much more.

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Today's Scores / 2015 Calendar Historical Information

D1Baseball Top 25

Updated: April 20 -- Detailed rankings view
2Texas A&MTexas AM logo
4LouisvilleLouisville lgoo
5Arizona StateArizona State Sundevils logo
6FloridaFlorida Gators logo
7TCUTCU logo
8UC Santa BarbaraUCS Santa Barbara logo
10Southern CaliforniaUSC
11Florida StateFloridaState
12MiamiMiami Florida logo
13VanderbiltVanderbilt University logo
14MissouriMissouri Tigers logo
15Oklahoma StateOklahoma State logo
16Florida AtlanticFlorida Atlantic Owls logo
17Missouri StateMissouri State logo
18Dallas BaptistDBU logo
20MarylandUniversity of Maryland, College Park logo
21UC IrvinUC Irvine logoe
22UNC WilmingtonUNCWLogo
23College of CharlestonCollege of Charleston Cougars logo
24Coastal CarolinaCoastal Carolina Chanticleers logo
25ArkansasArkansas Razorbacks logo