Topic: Baseball


Franco ’14 inspired by major league lineage

February 17, 2012 0 comments

JJ Franco ’14 spent much of his childhood in Shea Stadium, watching his father, John Franco P’14 — who will be inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame this summer — pitch for the Mets. Though Brown’s Murray Stadium may not be as glamorous as the stadium he grew up in, JJ is making a name for himself here as the starting second baseman for the Bears. 


Bears swept by Big Green, playoff hopes threatened

April 28, 2011 0 comments

The baseball team’s chances of making the Ivy League playoffs all but disappeared this weekend after being swept in a four-game series at Dartmouth Sunday and Monday.


Bears win three of four against Ivy rivals

April 12, 2011 0 comments

After a disappointing start to conference play last weekend, the baseball team won both games in a doubleheader against Columbia Saturday and split two games against Penn Sunday.


Bruno drops double-header to Siena

April 8, 2011 0 comments

The men’s baseball team (3-17, 1-3 Ivy) was swept by the Siena Saints in a doubleheader Wednesday afternoon. Two big innings from the Saints’ offense sent the Bears to their 10th and 11th losses in 12 games.


Bears swept on West Coast trip

April 5, 2011 0 comments

It was a disappointing week for the baseball team, as the Bears lost all six games of their West Coast road trip before dropping three of their first four conference games of the season against Princeton and Cornell.


Bruno takes down No. 5 Longhorns

March 16, 2011 0 comments

For the first time in school history, the baseball team defeated a top-five team, beating the University of Texas 7-3 Saturday in the third game of a four-game series in Austin. At the time, Texas (11-5) was ranked fifth in the nation. 


No. 2 Vanderbilt sweeps Bears in season opener

March 9, 2011 0 comments

The baseball team (0-3) opened its season this weekend by suffering a three-game sweep at No. 2 Vanderbilt (11-1). 


Baseball falls twice to Big Green

April 29, 2010 0 comments

Desperately needing a win to keep pace with Dartmouth in the Ivy League standings, the baseball team hosted the Big Green Tuesday and Wednesday. The games were originally scheduled for Sunday but had to be postponed due to rain. Despite jumping out to an early 1-0 lead Tuesday, the Bears lost the game, 8-4.


Bears rebound to split doubleheader

April 27, 2010 0 comments

After two wild back-and-forth battles, Brown and Dartmouth’s baseball teams are still deadlocked atop the Rolfe Division of the Ivy League. The Bears (12-25 overall, 9-5 Ivy) and the Big Green (19-13 overall, 9-5 Ivy) split two games at Brown’s Murray Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


Pitchers struggle in two losses

April 22, 2010 0 comments

With four huge games coming up this weekend against division rival Dartmouth, the baseball team is slumping. After dropping their last two games against Harvard on Monday afternoon, the Bears (11-24) came home and lost both ends of their doubleheader against the Holy Cross Crusaders (19-16).