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Alex Mejia

Arizona baseball: Last year's CWS 'rock stars' move on

Last week, Kurt Heyer, Alex Mejia and Robert Refsnyder met for lunch at a Tampa, Fla., restaurant before playing in a minor-league baseball game.

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Arizona baseball: NCAA champs start title defense Friday against Coppin State

Andy Lopez’s first opening day as a coach is still the one he remembers most.

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Greg Hansen: Let's try the impossible: picking title teams' best

Greg Hansen: Let's try the impossible: picking title teams' best

This is college baseball's version of "Mission Impossible": Pick the best of Arizona's College World Series champions, 1976, 1980, 1986 or 2012. And, moreover, select an All-Star team from those four powerhouses.

July 06, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

Arizona Wildcats baseball: After title, players quickly make exodus to various leagues

Johnny Field and his Arizona Wildcats teammates arrived in Tucson at noon on Tuesday, where the 2012 NCAA national champions were greeted by 5,000-plus fans at McKale Center.

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Cats make it look easy

Cats make it look easy

Joe Maggi slides into home ahead of the tag attempt from Florida State's Stephen McGee in the first inning. Maggi's run made it 6-0.

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Cats make it look easy

Cats make it look easy

OMAHA, Neb. - Kurt Heyer was working fast, pumping strikes and sweating hard Thursday when Alex Mejia chirped from the shortstop position.

June 22, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Alex Mejia

Alex Mejia

Former Arizona Wildcats shortstop Alex Mejia is making his mark as a pro. His walk-off squeeze bunt helped the Peoria (Ill.) Chiefs win a game this week. 

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Arizona Wildcats baseball: Cats rout Florida State to advance to finals

OMAHA, Neb. — Kurt Heyer was working fast, pumping strikes and sweating hard Thursday when Alex Mejia chirped from the shortstop position.

June 21, 2012 8:45 pmLoading…
Among the hottest of the hot

Among the hottest of the hot

The Wildcats won five straight postseason games at Hi Corbett Field to advance to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb., where they are 2-0 so far.

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Arizona baseball: Among the hottest of the hot

Arizona baseball: Among the hottest of the hot

OMAHA, Neb. - The Arizona Wildcats have been on fire in the postseason, winning seven consecutive regional, super regional and College World Series games.

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Arizona Wildcats baseball: Pair of high-powered offenses hope to continue trend in CWS opener

OMAHA, Neb. — Alex Mejia stepped into the batter’s box and surveyed the green in front of him.

June 14, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…
Arizona Baseball: It's not about 'me' for Mejia

Arizona Baseball: It's not about 'me' for Mejia

During his three seasons with the Arizona Wildcats, Alex Mejia has become a master of fielding his position and a dean of driving in runs.

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Arizona Baseball: It's not about 'me' for Mejia

Arizona Baseball: It's not about 'me' for Mejia

Pac-12 coaches voted Arizona shortstop Alex Mejia the league's best defensive player. He's also hitting .367 with 51 RBIs.

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Arizona baseball: Wildcats plan to double down under bright lights of ESPN coverage

The ESPN network televised nearly 10 hours of Arizona Wildcats baseball last weekend, and will show even more during a sun-soaked super regional that starts Friday.

June 06, 2012 10:00 pmLoading…
Give 'em 5: Draft kind to Cats

Give 'em 5: Draft kind to Cats

UA shortstop Alex Mejia went to St. Louis in the fourth round, the highest of five Wildcats drafted Tuesday.

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Give 'em 5: Draft kind to Cats

Give 'em 5: Draft kind to Cats

Joey Rickard was shagging flies along the Hi Corbett Field warning track at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday when he was summoned back to the UA clubhouse.

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Mejia, Lopez take top honors

Mejia, Lopez take top honors

The Arizona Wildcats will open their NCAA regional Friday boasting a Pac-12 championship, renewed confidence -and two new pieces of hardware.

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Arizona Wildcats baseball: Mejia, Lopez earn Pac-12 honors

The Arizona Wildcats will open NCAA Regional play Friday boasting a Pac-12 championship, renewed confidence —and two new pieces of hardware.

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