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Baseball evens out record at 2-2

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ As Spring Training nears in Major League Baseball, the Xavier baseball team began its season with a 2-2 road trip against Army, Boston College and Wofford in Spartanburg, S.C. The Musketeers first faced a solid Army team, with sophomore left-handed pitcher Brad Kirschner making his first career start for Xavier. … Continue reading

Xavier dominant as season is underway

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ With the teasingly warm weather that blew through Cincinnati this past weekend, baseball enthusiasts are excited for another season at Xavier. The Musketeers began their 2015 tournament season on Feb. 13 and will begin regular season play on Feb. 27 at the University of Louisville. For the Xavier faithful, this … Continue reading

2015 baseball schedule released

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier baseball schedule was released on Nov. 5 with marquee matchups against tough Big East opponents. The baseball team finished 30-29 last season, and won the Big East Championship in its first year in the conference to reach the NCAA tournament for the second time in school history. The … Continue reading

World Series matchup set

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ The Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants are set to square off in what looks to be an exceptional World Series starting Oct. 21. It is only the second Fall Classic between two Wild Card teams, and the first featuring two teams with less than 90 regular-season wins. Both … Continue reading

Opinion: Jeter ends remarkable career in stunning fashion

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ With one out and a runner on second base in the bottom of the ninth inning in a 5-5 tie-game, time seemed to stand still at Yankee Stadium. Derek Jeter crouched down in the on-deck circle, closing his eyes and bowing his head. The fans rose to their feet, realizing … Continue reading

Reds’ season falls short of expectations

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ Coming into the 2014 season, the Cincinnati Reds were a consensus top-10 team in Major League Baseball and were expected to make a heavy push deep into the playoffs. Sports Illustrated’s pre-season projections stated that the Reds would finish the season with a 91-71 record and a wild-card berth into … Continue reading

Indians fight for final playoff push

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ After a late season surge, reminiscent of the one they had a year ago, the Indians have put themselves in a position to get back to the postseason. While the division lead held by Kansas City may be insurmountable, a wild card berth is within the Indians grasp. The Tribe … Continue reading

Reds bring All-Star Game to Cincinnati

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ Next July, Cincinnati will be in a whirlwind as baseball fanatics from all over the country will flock to Great American Ballpark where baseball’s best will all be under one spotlight. For the first time since 1988, the Major League. Baseball All-Star Game will take place in Cincinnati in 2015. … Continue reading

Cincinnati Reds look for final playoff push

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ The Cincinnati Reds entered this season with high hopes of returning to the playoffs with an experienced pitching staff and young, exciting position players. The Reds kept pace through the first half of the year and entered the All-Star break in mid-July only 1.5 games behind the first place Milwaukee … Continue reading

Tribe fight for succesful year

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ The Indians, having spent much of the year floating around .500, are hanging on to their playoff hopes by a thread. Sitting at 3rd place in the AL Central with a record of 66-63, the Indians are not completely out of the picture. However, they are six games behind a … Continue reading

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