Baseball

01/30/14 1:47am

NY Mets GM Alderson speaks in Huntsman Hall about journey to 'the show'

New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson stood at the podium in Colloquium Hall in Huntsman Hall and began his lecture detailing his journey to ‘the show’. But for many in attendance, his story was a shocking one.
01/29/14 9:28pm
New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson came to Penn on Wednesday to speak as part of the Wharton Leadership Lectures series and sat down with the DP beforehand.
07/31/13 8:48pm

Baseball bags big name pitcher

John Yurkow has only been head coach of the varsity baseball team for a few weeks, but that hasn’t stopped him from already snagging a Connecticut recruit with some impressive baseball bloodlines: Bradley Wilpon.
07/17/13 8:07pm
After Penn promoted baseball assistant John Yurkow to the role of head coach, The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with Yurkow to talk about his relationship with outgoing John Cole and his plan moving forward.
07/10/13 8:32pm

Connor continues handcuffing batters

Rising junior pitcher Connor Cuff has been taking the initiative to improve his game and use last season as fuel to propel him into his junior campaign.
07/10/13 8:22pm
Senior Associate Athletic Director Tony Vecchione went with Yurkow as John Cole’s successor. After all, if Cole didn’t work out, why replace him with his right-hand man?
07/03/13 10:49pm

Penn baseball names new head coach

Athletic Director Steve Bilsky has decided to promote top assistant coach John Yurkow to the position of head coach.
05/14/13 12:08am

Penn baseball's Ryan Deitrich headed for Duke

Ryan Deitrich won’t be returning to Penn for his final year of eligibility after missing his freshman campaign due to injury, but he’ll still be playing college baseball — as a Duke Blue Devil.
04/23/13 8:28pm
One cannot help but feel a bit of optimism that if the young and inexperienced pitching rotation can build on the successes they had this season, all it will take is a spark in the offense to catapult the Quakers to Ivy success.
04/21/13 9:26pm
The Quakers (22-17, 7-9 Ivy) lost three of four in their series against the Big Red (21-14, 9-7), winning the first game, 6-0, before losing the last three contests, 4-2, 3-1 and 8-2 respectively.
04/18/13 9:25pm
The Quakersare preparing for a four-game away series versus Cornell this weekend.
04/17/13 10:00pm
By the end of the fourth, Penn (21-14, 6-6 Ivy) had burst the game wide open with a 9-0 lead over a seemingly helpless Lehigh (18-20, 5-7 Patriot) squad, finishing with a 13-2 victory. The game finished in a healthy 13-2 victory over.
04/16/13 8:14pm
Wednesday, the Quakers travel to Bethlehem, Pa. to face Lehigh in their final nonconference matchup of the season.
04/15/13 8:17pm
Coach John Cole and his staff work towards the end of the year to put each player into one of several summer leagues around the country so they can improve throughout the offseason.
04/14/13 8:19pm

No seventh heaven for Penn baseball

Princeton took three of four from the Quakers in the weekend series, scoring seven runs in each of the four games.
04/11/13 7:41pm
The Quakers (19-11, 5-3 Ivy) play four crucial games this weekend, taking on Princeton in their first division games of the year.
04/10/13 8:05pm
After a weekend of frustrated bats against Yale and Brown, Penn baseball (19-11) finally showed some spark halfway through Wednesday’s game at La Salle (12-18).
04/09/13 8:07pm
In the final Big 5 matchup of the season, the Quakers will look to score early to avoid the Explorers’ talented bullpen.
04/09/13 8:03pm
Penn baseball’s rookie sensation from Cary, Ill. has stormed onto the scene this season, establishing himself as one of the Quakers’ best hitters. But baseball wasn’t always Vilardo’s game.
04/07/13 8:14pm
The Penn baseball team finished its cross-divisional play this weekend, splitting a pair of doubleheaders against Yale and Brown with the Lou Gehrig Division race still wide open.