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Baseball splits with Princeton for first Ivy win

After getting swept in consecutive road trips down south, the baseball team welcomed a change of locale — Washington, D.C., where Brown (6-14, 2-2 Ivy) went 3-2 in five tilts with Georgetown and George Mason before splitting doubleheaders at Princeton and Cornell on Sunday and Monday, respectively. The ...


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Weinstein '17: Why MLB Needs a Hard Salary Cap

Opening Day is next week, but it’s unlikely anyone will be taking me out to the ball game this year. That’s because average ticket prices have increased from $14.94 in 1998 — when a player signed a $100 million contract for the first time — to $27.93 in 2014, adjusted to 2014 dollars. While ...


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Baseball's hopes for a win strike out

After taking two trips deep into the Southeast, the men’s baseball team took a much shorter visit to the University of Rhode Island Tuesday, hoping to achieve just its second win of the season. Unfortunately for the Bears (1-10), this was not to be the case, as URI (3-6) jumped all over starting pitcher ...


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Baseball suffers four-game sweep on the road

The baseball team has made two trips to the southeast so far, and neither visit has gone as planned. A trip to South Alabama resulted in a four-game sweep to open the season, and the team’s fate was no different this weekend, as Bruno (1-9) lost four straight to North Florida. The Ospreys (14-8) ...


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Baseball looks for first series win against North Florida

After former Head Coach Marek Drabinski left the men’s baseball team in the middle of last season, it did not look promising for the near future of a program that last won a national championship in 1879. Now, under new Head Coach Grant Achilles, Bruno (1-5) has started its season with an injury to ...


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PawSox make tracks to Providence

In two years, the Pawtucket Red Sox — or the PawSox, as they are affectionately known — will be no more. Boston Red Sox President Larry Lucchino and a group of local investors purchased the Triple-A Red Sox affiliate Monday from Madeleine Mondor, widow of the late Ben Mondor. The sale was north ...


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Editorial: Preserve baseball

With the start of the professional and college football seasons, many people may have already moved on from baseball. But last night’s American League wild-card game between the Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics was a reminder of baseball’s integral role and positioning within the American ...


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Achilles to lead baseball team as head coach

Grant Achilles has been hired by the University as the next head coach of the baseball team, Director of Athletics Jack Hayes announced last month. Achilles served as an assistant coach under former head coach Marek Drabinski for two seasons and, along with fellow assistant coaches, took up head coaching ...


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After winless start, baseball splits second straight series

The baseball team split its four games for the second straight weekend, this time sweeping Dartmouth Saturday but losing twice to the Big Green Sunday. In eight Ivy League games since the resignation of former Head Coach Marek Drabinski, the team is 4-4, as compared to 0-8 in the conference games that ...


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Baseball seeks more Ivy success against streaking Big Green

The baseball team fell to the College of the Holy Cross 9-0 Wednesday, but as Dartmouth comes to College Hill for a four-game series this weekend, the Bears will aim to improve upon last weekend’s road split against Harvard. Bruno (8-18, 2-10 Ivy) broke its conference winless skid last weekend in ...


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Drabinski resigns as baseball head coach

Marek Drabinski, head coach of the baseball team for the past 18 years, resigned Friday, effective immediately. No reason for the abrupt decision has been announced, and Drabinski could not be reached for comment as of press time Sunday evening. Drabinski replaced Bill Almon ’75 as head coach after ...


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Split weekend at Harvard gives baseball team first two Ivy wins

Despite the sudden resignation of Head Coach Marek Drabinski, the baseball team had its best weekend of the season, defeating Harvard twice to break its conference losing streak. The Bears (8-17, 2-10 Ivy) had come close to grabbing a few Ivy wins, losing multiple games by just one run, but could not ...


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Offense, defense falter as baseball drops four games at home

The baseball team’s intraconference struggles continued this weekend, as it fell twice to both Princeton 3-2 and 10-6, and Cornell 4-1 and 6-5, dropping to 0-8 in Ivy games and plummeting further into the standings basement. After Columbia and Penn overwhelmed the Bears (6-14, 0-8 Ivy) in two doubleheaders ...


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Baseball Virginia trip yields three wins

The baseball team had a strong spring break, winning three of four games against the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and the College of William and Mary. The Bears (4-6) were originally scheduled to play ten games, but poor weather forced them to cancel two against the University of Richmond and ...


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Ten games in eight days give baseball team chance to shape up

After losing five of six games against tough opponents to open the season, the baseball team has an easier but busy slate over spring break, playing 10 games against five teams, including its first Ivy opponents during the break’s second weekend. The Bears (1-5) were swept by No. 2 University of ...


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Bats resurrect baseball team in one-for-three weekend at GMU

The baseball team won its first game of the season Friday against George Mason University, but dropped the next two games to lose the weekend series.  A strong offensive showing helped Bruno (1-5) pull out its first win, 6-3, after suffering a shutout last weekend. But the Patriots (11-7) claimed ...


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Baseball heads south for series against Patriots

The baseball team will travel to Fairfax, Va., this weekend to attempt to garner its first win of the season against George Mason University in a three-game series. Bruno (0-3) had a rough go of it against the No. 1 University of South Carolina (15-0) last weekend, losing three games by an aggregate ...





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