Topic: Baseball

Schapiro ’19: The greatest Brown graduation story ever

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Schapiro ’19: The greatest Brown graduation story ever

April 22, 2019 0 comments

I’m in the late innings of the last start of my career, and the manager is coming out to get me. I’m done, he says, and I can hit the clubhouse and start preparing for graduation while some rookie takes over where I left off.

Bruno dropped two games and won one game in its series against Dartmouth this weekend. The Bears next face Ivy League leader Columbia in a road series.

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Men’s baseball wins one in three-game series against Dartmouth

April 15, 2019 0 comments

The baseball team dropped its weekend series to Dartmouth, dominating game two 13-6 but coming up empty in close losses in games one and three.

Tomlinson ’20 earned his first win of the season as he allowed just two runs in seven innings in Brown’s 7-3 victory over Cornell Sunday.

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Tomlinson ’20 leads baseball to sweep over Cornell

April 12, 2019 0 comments

With an ERA of 3.43 going into the season, right-handed pitcher Will Tomlinson ’20 (1-3) is proving to be a core asset to the Brown baseball program. He led the Bears (8-18, 5-4 Ivy) in a sweep of Cornell at an away series over the weekend.

Schapiro ’19: Robot umps now!

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Schapiro ’19: Robot umps now!

April 8, 2019 0 comments

As Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch reluctantly left his dugout to confront the home plate umpire who was practically baiting him to come out, his mind was probably swirling with justified expletives and anger. But behind all of that, what was he thinking?

Klein ’20: Who will win the World Series?

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Klein ’20: Who will win the World Series?

March 24, 2019 0 comments

As the weather warms, snow melts off the sidewalks of Providence, serving as a reminder that baseball season has returned. The MLB languished through a tumultuous offseason full of drawn-out free agency negotiations and the ominous words of a future work stoppage.

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.