Topic: Baseball

The Bears went 2-2 in the team’s opening series against Fairfield University this weekend. Bruno looks ahead to a three-game matchup against Yale at home on March 23 and 24.

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Bears win home opener, split series with Fairfield

March 18, 2019 0 comments

The baseball team split its first home series of the year, winning games one and four of its home opener over Fairfield University, but dropping both contests of a Saturday doubleheader.

Schapiro ’19: Brown baseball deserves your attention for a day

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Schapiro ’19: Brown baseball deserves your attention for a day

March 15, 2019 0 comments

Even if you love playing baseball, it can’t be easy to play at Brown. In less than three months, the team plays a 40-game season. The Bears fly around the country in February, from Kentucky to South Carolina to Florida looking for warm places to play.

Schapiro ’19: In the baseball’s hall: heroes or history?

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Schapiro ’19: In the baseball’s hall: heroes or history?

January 25, 2019 0 comments

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America released its Hall of Fame balloting results earlier this week, and the vote did the institution proud. Four players were inducted, all of whom were deserving; it was, in essence, a nice, happy Hall of Fame class. But beneath the bubbly exterior, there are […]

Klein ’20: Hot stove predictions

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Klein ’20: Hot stove predictions

November 15, 2018 0 comments

Sports fans have been looking forward to this MLB offseason for a long time. With a variety of superstars and major contributors available on the free-agent market, the next few months could dictate which future powerhouses emerge as contenders in the 2020s.

Nugent ’21: 2018 World Series proves baseball’s salary system needs a change

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Nugent ’21: 2018 World Series proves baseball’s salary system needs a change

October 29, 2018 0 comments

It’s been nearly seven months since all 30 MLB teams broke camp with finalized rosters and plenty of lofty expectations.

Schapiro ’19: Keep your eye on the ball — literally

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Schapiro ’19: Keep your eye on the ball — literally

October 21, 2018 0 comments

As of late Saturday night, it’s that time of year again: the World Series is upon us. The Boston Red Sox, possessors of an MLB-best 108 regular-season wins, will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers, back-to-back National League champions with a star-studded lineup and a Hollywood shine.

Schapiro ’19: The Baseball Hall of Fame needs to look beyond the numbers

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Schapiro ’19: The Baseball Hall of Fame needs to look beyond the numbers

October 4, 2018 0 comments

I was in New York last weekend to see David Wright’s last game as an active player. Wright played third base for the New York Mets, and has done so since 2004; at the end of the 2018 season, he played his last game, brought down by a deadly combination of back and shoulder injuries.

Nugent ’21: Don’t sleep on the Dodgers

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Nugent ’21: Don’t sleep on the Dodgers

September 30, 2018 0 comments

It’s easy to write off this year’s National League on the road to the World Series. On Friday, the New York Yankees joined the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox, all American League clubs, at the 100-win mark.

Schapiro ’19: Shohei Ohtani for Rookie of the Year

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Schapiro ’19: Shohei Ohtani for Rookie of the Year

September 16, 2018 0 comments

Back in March, I called Shohei Ohtani “the most exciting baseball story of the year, or even the decade.”

Schapiro ’19: Use the right stats, not the common ones

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Schapiro ’19: Use the right stats, not the common ones

September 13, 2018 0 comments

For the most part, baseball writers watched and described baseball the same way from about 1860 to 2001, give or take a few years either way.