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Baseball

03/31/13 9:13pm
The Red and Blue made critical plays to sweep the Big Green in back-to-back 3-2 victories before rallying past Harvard with a 4-1 afternoon victory, followed by a rain-delayed 3-3 postponement (at the top of the eighth inning). That game will resume Monday at noon.
03/28/13 8:04pm
Over a two-day span, Penn baseball takes on two opponents in four big games. And there is just one goal: start out Ivy play in the win column as they take on Dartmouth and Harvard this weekend.
03/27/13 11:01pm

Penn baseball tames Leopards with devastating hitting show

The Red and Blue (13-7) trounced Lafayette, 8-1, in the first round of the Liberty Bell Classic, its fourth win in five straight games against the Leopards (3-19).
03/25/13 8:18pm
After struggling last season, senior first baseman Spencer Branigan has become a leader for the young Quakers squad while putting up career-high hitting numbers.
03/24/13 9:40pm

Quakers fall short of series sweep against Leopards

Penn (12-7) took on Lafayette (3-17) in two doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday, winning the first three games before dropping the last one on Sunday afternoon.
03/21/13 9:29pm
This season, Penn baseball’s freshmen have been impressive contributors and have filled some holes left by last year’s graduating class. But much of their success has been due to the upperclassmen leadership, particularly from senior captains and offensive powerhouses Ryan Deitrich and Spencer Branigan.
03/20/13 9:03pm
Thanks to designated hitter Joey Greco’s sixth inning bash, the Quakers (9-6) powered their way to a 12-5 win over their crosstown rival, the Villanova Wildcats (5-13), on Wednesday afternoon. In a game that featured some messy pitching, it was the offense that decided this one.
03/19/13 8:51pm
Wednesday, the Penn baseball team hopes to have a little bit of recent history repeat itself against Villanova.
03/18/13 9:06pm

Free-spirited freshmen put the fun back in Penn baseball

With the Quakers returning just three seniors, a lot of attention has been placed on the team’s youth. And leading the new wave for the Red and Blue is a group of eight freshmen who are already making an impact for Penn.
03/17/13 9:57pm
In Penn’s first back-to-back doubleheader of the season, the Quakers took three of four games over the weekend to improve their record to 8-6.
03/14/13 8:56pm

Deciphering Ivy baseball stats

What stats signal a good Ivy baseball season? After comparing American League and Ancient Eight statistics, the numbers really don’t lie after all.
03/14/13 8:53pm
For the Red and Blue, the daily grind of the baseball season starts now as the Quakers will play George Washington in two doubleheaders this weekend.
03/13/13 9:29pm
Though the Quakers (5-5) were never outplayed while visiting Towson (8-7), some late drama made Wednesday afternoon’s 5-4 win a little bit close for comfort.
03/12/13 8:36pm

Penn baseball continues on the road against Towson

The Penn baseball team is hitting the road again, as the Quakers travel to Maryland to take on Towson.
03/11/13 9:04pm
The Quakers are working with a largely young and inexperienced rotation this season and are looking to a group of four that showed promise during Penn’s southern spring break.
03/10/13 10:54pm
The Quakers spent the time off from academics on a three-team, nine-game tour of the South, making stops at Williamsburg, Va. to take on William & Mary, Durham, N.C. to play Duke and Rock Hill, S.C. to square off with Winthrop.
02/27/13 10:46pm
While the rest of the student body will be off on spring break, the Quakers will travel south, opening their season with a nine-game road trip in ten days, making stops in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
01/15/13 11:39pm
Junior Alex Ott joins the DP Sports staff after two seasons of varsity baseball at Penn. Despite notching 17 appearances as a freshman (the fifth highest single-season total in school history), Ott chose to walk away from the sport with great reluctance and a greater story.
10/24/12 10:38pm
Former Daily Pennsylvanian sports editor and current Fox Sports broadcaster Ken Rosenthal was gracious enough to take some time out of his busy schedule to talk to the DP.
07/11/12 7:49pm
The star pitcher, who went 5-3 in his senior season with a 2.45 earned run average, was drafted in the 15th round by the Oakland Athletics.