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The Top MLB Free Agents This Upcoming Winter

November 13, 2019

The 2019 MLB season has come to an end with the Washington Nationals clinching their first World Series title in franchise history. However, that doesn’t mean baseball’s excitement has come to an end. ...

MLB umpires have struggled this postseason, leading to credibility questions. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: Major League Baseball’s Major Crisis

October 30, 2019

Major League Baseball’s (MLB) umpires are under more scrutiny than ever, and rightfully so. The improved technology and proliferation of instant replay over the past decade have exposed flaws in some...

Beyond the Scoreboard: Astros Drop Ball in Handling Brandon Taubman Ordeal

Beyond the Scoreboard: Astros Drop Ball in Handling Brandon Taubman Ordeal

October 30, 2019

When The Fordham Ram newspaper gets distributed on Wednesday, it is more plausible than not that the Houston Astros will be World Series Champions for the second time in three years. The Astros have won...

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Is It Time to Rethink Baseball?

October 30, 2019

Two billion, 595 thousand, 500 thousand dollars. This is the total amount of money that goes into the 10 biggest contracts in Major League Baseball. What do they all have in common? All but one of them...

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Yankees Dominate Twins en Route to ALCS

October 9, 2019

Well, that didn’t take long. A quick three-game series with the Twins and a win in all three games by scores of 10–4, 8–2 and 5–1 sent the New York Yankees on to the next round of the American...

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October Baseball Is Upon Us

October 2, 2019

It is finally October. The leaves are starting to fall, the weather is starting to get chilly and a new month has flipped through the calendar. For baseball, the most important time of the year is upon us.  ...

The Red Sox are just another MLB team in the last two decades that were unable to repeat as World Champions (Courtesy of Flickr).

MLB Champs No More

September 25, 2019

For the 19th consecutive year in Major League Baseball, the defending World Series champions will not be retaining their title the following year. After winning a franchise-record 108 games in 2018 and blowing p...

Michael Conforto and the Mets are still alive, but their hopes for the Postseason have never been lower. (Courtesy of Flickr)

How Much Do the Mets Have Left?

September 18, 2019

The Mets are running out of time to win games, and the Playoffs are on the line.

Aaron Boone is the manager of a successful Yankee team, but is his embarrassment of riches a problem? (Courtesy of Flickr)

The Yankees’ Postseason Roster Dilemma

September 11, 2019

The Yankees have a lot of talent, but that might be a problem.

Baseball Dropped from NCAA Tournament by West Virginia, Texas A&M

June 8, 2019

By Jimmy Sullivan Fordham Baseball’s first NCAA Tournament appearance in 21 years ended almost as quickly as it started. The Rams dropped their first game by a score of 6-2 to West Virginia University and followed that up with an 11-2 loss to Texas A&M last weekend. Fordham reached the tournament by virtue of winning the Atlantic 10 on its home turf the weekend before. In that tournament, the Rams went undefeated an...

Fordham Baseball had a lot to smile about in 2019. (Vincent Dusovic/Atlantic 10 Conference)

Baseball Wins Atlantic 10, to Travel to West Virginia in NCAA Tournament

May 30, 2019

By Jimmy Sullivan Fordham Baseball has done something it hasn’t done since 1998: win the Atlantic 10 and go to the NCAA Tournament. With a 4-3, extra-inning win over Dayton on Saturday, the Rams will be mo...

Fordham’s struggles against Massachusetts Lowell came on the offensive side, as the Rams failed to score more than two runs in all three games. (Julia Comerford/The Fordham Ram)

Baseball Drops Two of Three in Final Out-of-Conference Series

May 1, 2019

Despite the loss, the volume of traffic on the basepaths for the Ram offense was an encouraging sign for Fordham baseball head coach Kevin Leighton.

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