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ALCS, NLCS both looking to provide interesting baseball

ALCS, NLCS both looking to provide interesting baseball

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Oct. 11, 2018 Baseball is not generally thought of as exciting to watch, but the Major League Baseball postseason provides some of the most heart-racing moments in all of sports. After a surprising short Division Series where no series went the full five games, it’s on to the American League […]

Despite bitter temps, baseball season is well underway

Despite bitter temps, baseball season is well underway

Andrew White | Staff Writer 04/19/2018 The first three weeks of the MLB season have come and gone, and there have been plenty of storylines already. If you are just the casual fan who doesn’t pay too much attention to the regular season, or have been preoccupied with the recent starts to the NHL and […]

2018 MLB Preview: Top teams get stronger

2018 MLB Preview: Top teams get stronger

David Borne | Staff Writer 04/05/2018 Although the weather may not show it, spring is here. Most importantly, that means it is finally baseball season. The offseason seemed slow at times, but still, plenty of moves were made. It’s a long year, and plenty can happen during the 162-game season. In the meantime, I took […]

Astros, Dodgers have given baseball fans a Series to remember

Astros, Dodgers have given baseball fans a Series to remember

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/02/2017 Admittedly, I’m not the Chicago Cubs’ biggest fan, so I was glad that I could watch the World Series in objective peace this year when they were bounced in the N.L.C.S. in Game 5 by the Dodgers. I’m not the world’s biggest baseball fan, either, and I haven’t paid […]

Little League teaches MLB players a big lesson

Little League teaches MLB players a big lesson

Bryanna McDermott | Assistant Photo Editor The spectacle is viewed by millions at home annually on ESPN, in-person at the beautiful complex in Williamsport and even inside clubhouses across Major League Baseball. This year, the bright colors and big smiles that have become synonymous with Little League Baseball were adopted by MLB for both the […]

Pirates’ playoff hopes dimming

Pirates’ playoff hopes dimming

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor On Wednesday night at PNC Park, Dodgers’ pitcher Rich Hill threw eight perfect innings until third baseman Logan Forsythe committed an error during the top of the ninth inning. Hill went on to pitch the 26th no-hitter in franchise history, finishing regulation with 10 strikeouts and no hits or walks […]

Pirates’ playoff hopes hinge on pitching staff going forward

Pirates’ playoff hopes hinge on pitching staff going forward

David Borne | Staff Writer  Just a little over a month and a half remain in the MLB’s regular season, and with the playoff race in full swing, the Pittsburgh Pirates find themselves in a familiar position. With a record hovering right below the .500 mark (58-62) and sitting several games out of a playoff […]

Prepare for an October to remember in 2016

Prepare for an October to remember in 2016

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Major League Baseball’s regular season is composed of a grueling 162 game schedule, and at season’s end, a single win can separate the playoff teams from the ones sitting at home thinking about next season. For the players and teams lucky enough to clinch, October is a celebration of […]

The world lost a great one: Rest easy José Fernández

The world lost a great one: Rest easy José Fernández

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor A 24-year-old ace. A big league pitcher. A two-time All-Star. A rookie of the year. A role model in the Miami and Cuban communities. A heroic son. A loving grandson. A soon-to-be father. Those are just some of the titles given to José Fernández. All of those are things […]

2016 MLB Season Preview

2016 MLB Season Preview

AMERICAN LEAGUE By Julian Routh | Editor-In-Chief This could be the strongest American League the sport has seen in years. Emerging young stars like Dallas Keuchel and Francisco Lindor are entering their primes. Lineups – like the Blue Jays nine – are frightening from top to bottom. Teams from all three divisions had stellar offseasons, […]