Topic: Baseball

Columns, Sports

Sabermetrics: Fielding percentage and errors don’t tell whole story

April 16, 2013 1 comment

When it comes to conventional fielding statistics in baseball, getting in good position to make the play can actually put you at a disadvantage.

Anthony Galan ’14 has posted a 4.06 earned run average this season and has started six games in the team’s 3-20 campaign.


Athlete of the Week: Galan ’14 devours Quakers in 9-0 Ivy win

April 12, 2013 Comments are Disabled

For his shutout performance and consistent play, Galan has been named The Herald’s Athlete of the Week.

Columns, Sports

Sabermetrics: Rethinking pitching statistics

April 12, 2013 2 comments

The best way to get a sense of a pitcher’s skill is to look at the numbers that are most under his control: strikeout, walk, home run and ground ball rates.

Daniel Massey ’14, pictured above sliding into third base, hit a two-run homerun in the team’s home opener for the season, but his output was not enough to overcome Bryant University, resulting in an 11-4 loss.


Baseball team opens up Ivy League play at home

April 8, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Bruno dropped four games but grabbed its first conference win with a pitching shutout.

Despite the losses, two players stood out this past weekend. Cody Slaughter ‘13 had a consistent performance at the plate and Dave St. Lawrence ‘15, the Bears’ starting pitcher, helped keep the games within reach.


Men’s baseball emerges winless in Ivy League play over the weekend

April 2, 2013 Comments are Disabled

After lackluster doubleheaders, the Bears look to improve hitting for their first home game.


Baseball team swept in three-game weekend series

March 12, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Bruno played sloppy defense and failed to capitalize on a heavy-hitting weekend.


Bears travel to LSU for season opener

March 1, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The squad will play a series of road games before returning home in April to battle Bryant.

John Sheridan ’13 brought together a group of 15 college athletes over the summer for a program dedicated to mentoring inner-city Providence youth through baseball. The project will continue into the fall.


Senior uses sports to mentor local youth

September 7, 2012 Comments are Disabled

Varsity baseball outfielder John Sheridan ’13 was just an 18-year-old playing baseball in Hawaii when he first thought of starting a baseball mentoring program. With support from the Swearer Center for Public Service and local organizations, that became a reality this past summer.


Bears ‘just outplayed’ in Dartmouth series

April 16, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The Bears fell three games behind Dartmouth in the Red Rolfe division this weekend as Bruno (7-24, 4-8 Ivy) dropped three of four games in a home series against the Big Green (12-15, 7-5 Ivy).


Baseball team splits games with Princeton, falls to Cornell

April 10, 2012 Comments are Disabled

The baseball team’s Ivy season continued at home this weekend as the Bears dropped both games of a doubleheader against Cornell Saturday and split two games with Princeton Sunday.