Blue Devils Drop Series Opener Against LIU Brooklyn

April 28th, 2016
4 months ago

by Daniel Bates The Central Connecticut baseball team dropped their series opener to Long Island University Brooklyn 2-0 on Friday afternoon. The Blue Devils were held to only six hits on the day as LIU’s Baylor LaPointe threw a complete game shutout. “We weren’t able to capitalize and put pressure on them and on the […]

Baseball’s Hot Streak Continues

April 13th, 2016
5 months ago

by Dillon Meehan Central Connecticut’s baseball team appears to building on the success they had last week, winning three out of four games for the second weekend in a row. It has been a strange season for the Blue Devils, who started out rather slow.  After losing 14 of their first 22 games, CCSU has […]

Baseball Splits Weekend Series With Defending Conference Champs

September 7th, 2015
12 months ago

N.A.S. by Brian O’Neill Friday afternoon’s gloomy and wet weather didn’t stop the Blue Devils from kicking off a four-game weekend series with Bryant. In the first game of the series, the Blue Devils fell to the Bulldogs by a score of 15-5 before splitting the Saturday doubleheader with a 2-1 victory in the first game […]

Farewell Captain

January 4th, 2015
2 years ago

by Sean Begin The very first time I watched baseball was in 1998. It was the first sport I ever got into. No one in my family had any interest in it, my curiosity was piqued by a family friend. So when I decided to pick a team to root for, the decision was easy. […]

Despite a Lost Season, an Ace Makes a Return

September 27th, 2014
2 years ago

by Sean Begin Masahiro Tanaka signed with the New York Yankees in January for seven years and $155 million. His contract includes an opt out clause after the 2017 season meaning at a minimum the Yankees could start him for four years. At 25 years old this would give the Yankees control of some his […]

For the Love of the Game, Just let them Play

April 23rd, 2014
2 years ago

by Sean Begin It’s time to throw out the book. Or, at least, make some highly necessary changes. What book? That would be the Unwritten Rules of Baseball, which made yet another appearance April 20, when the Brewers’ Carlos Gomez ignited a benches clearing brawl after he flipped his bat on what he thought was […]

Baseball’s Replay Pains

April 16th, 2014
2 years ago

by Sean Begin The 2014 baseball season comes with a major shift in the way games are umpired: for the first time ever, instant replay will be used extensively throughout the game. But three weeks into the season, it’s already facing major obstacles. In a game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees […]

Baseball Splits Weekend Series with the Mount

April 9th, 2014
2 years ago

by Sean Begin The Central Connecticut baseball team headed into the weekend, and their first conference series, on the heels of back-to-back victories to even their record at 7-7. That .500 winning percentage stayed in place after the team went 2-2 in it’s weekend series against Mount St. Mary’s, winning Friday’s game and the first […]

Baseball Splits Series Against Pirates

April 2nd, 2014
2 years ago

by Sean Begin Despite the blustering wind and cold rain on Saturday, the Central Connecticut baseball team squeezed in both games of their scheduled double header against Seton Hall. The Blue Devils took the first game, shortened to seven innings on account of the weather, 1-0 before dropping the full nine-inning second game 2-0. “That’s […]

Dominic Severino threw six shutout innings on Tuesday to earn his first win of the season.

Baseball Survives Ninth Inning Rally

April 1st, 2014
2 years ago

Central Connecticut baseball, on the arm and shoulder of junior Dominic Severino, held UMass-Lowell at bay for most of the brisk and sunny Tuesday afternoon, before surviving a pair of ninth-inning home runs to edge the Riverhawks 4-3. “The plan was today to get him [Severino] a chance to warm up properly and get out […]

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