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Adam LaRoche: Fair or Foul?

Adam LaRoche: Fair or Foul?

March 30, 2016

By Peter Valentino With Opening Day looming, the retirement controversy of Chicago White Sox first baseman Adam LaRoche has not only dominated baseball headlines, but has also changed one team from ba...

Baseball Goes 3-2 On Spring Break

Baseball Goes 3-2 On Spring Break

March 30, 2016

By Sam Belden  While most Fordham students spent their spring break relaxing and recharging for the rest of the semester, the baseball team stayed busy. Over the last week, the Rams played a five-game slate and logged three wins, improving their re...

Spit Take: The Ban of Chewing Tobacco

Spit Take: The Ban of Chewing Tobacco

March 30, 2016

By Brendan O'Connell  On March 22, legislation to ban the use of smokeless tobacco products at all professional sporting venues, including baseball stadiums, was passed by the New York City Council. The vote comes a...

Yoenis Cespedes Lets Loose During Spring Training

Yoenis Cespedes Lets Loose During Spring Training

March 18, 2016

By Brendan O'Connell After re-signing with the New York Mets in late January to the tune of up to three years and about $75 million, Yoenis Cespedes has come into Spring Training raring to go. The defen...

Baseball Goes 2-2 Over Opening Home Stand

March 18, 2016

Filed under Baseball, Sports

By Sam Belden It was a busy weekend for Fordham Baseball. The team played the final three games of its opening homestand, dropping the first two but emerging victorious on Sunday, March 13 against Stony Brook. Then, on Tuesday, the Rams traveled to Connecticut for a game against Sacred Heart and lost 2-1. Fordham faced off against the Villanova Wildcats in Friday’s game. A first inning home run from leftfielder Ryan Mc...

With Chapman, MLB Sets Precedent

With Chapman, MLB Sets Precedent

March 9, 2016

By Jack McLoone  While the NFL has been the organization taking most of the hits in terms of domestic violence in sports, the focus has recently shifted to MLB, specifically the case of Aroldis Chapman, a rel...

Making Sense of the NL West

Making Sense of the NL West

March 9, 2016

By Peter Valentino  The first line in the theme song to “Full House,” set in San Francisco, California, is “Whatever happened to predictability?” Well, predictability seems to have found its way to the...

Baseball Falls to #5 LSU

Baseball Falls to #5 LSU

March 9, 2016

By Matthew Michaels The Fordham baseball team had its hands full this weekend as it faced national powerhouse LSU down in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The Tigers spent the week ranked in the top 10 in multiple polls and Fordham coach Kevin ...

Baseball Splits Four-Game Series Against Canisius

Baseball Splits Four-Game Series Against Canisius

March 2, 2016

By Matthew Michaels Fordham Baseball is getting into full gear as the Rams had a full slate of games for the second straight weekend. Following a 1-2 start to its season, Fordham played a quartet of games against fellow Jesuit school Canisiu...

Can the Royals Repeat?

Can the Royals Repeat?

February 24, 2016

By Peter Valentino When the predictions came out before the season last year regarding who would win the AL Central, there was a flurry of different answers. Some of the experts said the Indians, others sai...

First Base Things First

First Base Things First

February 24, 2016

By Brendan O'Connell In November of 2014, the Boston Red Sox signed veteran Hanley Ramirez to a four-year, $88 million contract, with a possible fifth year. Looking to rebound from a disappointing last-place fin...

Orioles Make Small Strides in Offseason

Orioles Make Small Strides in Offseason

February 24, 2016

By Matthew Michaels If you are not the New York Yankees or Boston Red Sox, it is tough to receive media attention in the AL East. Under a guise of silence, the Baltimore Orioles actually had a busy and productive o...

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