Despite splitting games with both Georgetown and Maine at Rollins College Baseball Week, Penn dropped consecutive games to Division-II Rollins.
In the wake of alarmingly high scoring contests that endangered pitchers and dragged ballgames on for hours, the NCAA instituted a new line of baseball bats this season, affecting strategy and recruiting.
Though Mark DeRosa is back in California preparing for tonight’s Game 1 of the World Series with the San Francisco Giants — albeit as a member of the disabled list — he spent last Saturday purveying a much different championship showdown: Penn’s annual intersquad Red and Blue World Series.
Wharton professor's study determines that baseball players boost their performances with the chance to achieve a round number.
After tying a school record with 12 home runs this past season, rising senior catcher Will Davis is taking a different approach at the plate this summer.
Recent Major League Baseball draft pick from Dartmouth Robert Young compared draft day to a wedding proposal.
As recently graduated Penn pitcher Todd Roth watched Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay finish off the 20th perfect game in Major League Baseball history Saturday, he had a thought that few people who’ve ever played baseball could have had.
Penn must win three of four against Columbia in order to close its two-game gap for first place.
Entering the final game of a four game stand with Princeton, freshman pitcher John Beasley had a no-hitter after five innings and gave up only one hit through seven before being pulled in the eighth.
Each ballpark has distinct dimensions, personality, structure and setting that have a major effect on how the game is played. Ivy parks are no exception.
As he does with most weekday games, head coach John Cole was forced to patch together a pitching staff and lineup to fit between two busy weekends, each with four conference games.
Freshman outfielder Emilio Pastor and junior outfielder Adrian Lorenzo share a bond from Belen Jesuit Preparatory School in Miami.
In Saturday’s doubleheader, both starting pitchers went the distance, as Penn cruised to two easy victories. On Sunday, however, the next two starters struggled, and the Quakers came out winless.
If the Penn baseball team wants to race to the top of the Ivy League, it will first have to clear a Big Red roadblock.
On Wednesday afternoon at Meiklejohn Stadium, no gems were tossed, no pitchers’ duel was witnessed and nearly no words were left for coach John Cole after the game.
After a disappointing weekend on the road, the Quakers are setfor a turnaround when they host La Salle tomorrow at Meiklejohn Stadium at 3 p.m.
As each player enters the game, a segment of a song is played at the player’s request. Not surprisingly, there have been the good, the bad and the ugly among the song choices.
The unpredictable Quakers (13-14, 4-4 Ivy) lost to Harvard twice by scores of 12-9 and 10-9, and split the series with Dartmouth, winning 9-5 and losing in extra innings 3-2.
The Penn baseball team may only be entering their second week of Ivy play, but this weekend’s games against Harvard and Dartmouth already have title implications.
The first full week of Ivy baseball is in the books, but the championship outlook seems hazier than ever.