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Mets Offense Flowers Early

Mets Offense Flowers Early

May 4, 2016

By Jack McLoone  Until they acquired Yoenis Cespedes at the trade deadline, the 2015 Mets had a listless offense with a dominant pitching staff. In the first half, they ranked third to last in base...

PEDs Remain Major Problem for MLB

PEDs Remain Major Problem for MLB

May 4, 2016

By Matthew Michaels  The Steroid Era in baseball is over. Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds are Major League hitting coaches. Alex Rodriguez is 40 years old and a redeemed happy-go-lucky designated hitter. ...

How Much Better is This Year’s Mets Team?

How Much Better is This Year’s Mets Team?

May 4, 2016

By Peter Valentino  On April 12, the Mets sat in fourth place with a 2­-5 record. It concerned Mets fans everywhere that they were losing to the Phillies and the Marlins, but it was nothing to raise comm...

Baseball Struggles Against UMass

Baseball Struggles Against UMass

May 4, 2016

By Sam Belden  While most students spent this past weekend enjoying a host of Spring Weekend activities, Fordham Baseball was hard at work at University of Massachusetts. There, the team played a three-game slate against the UM...

Nothing to Write Home About

Nothing to Write Home About

April 27, 2016

By Drew Casey The New York Yankees are used to winning championships — 27 to be exact. But if the team’s recent nine game homestand is any indication of what’s to come, 28 is probably not a rea...

Shake and Bake in D.C.

Shake and Bake in D.C.

April 26, 2016

By Brendan O'Connell  Despite young phenom Bryce Harper winning the National League Most Valuable Player award at the end of last season and Max Scherzer throwing two no-hitters, the Washington Nationals finished with...

Baseball Sweeps Week to Move to 22-20

Baseball Sweeps Week to Move to 22-20

April 26, 2016

By Matthew Michaels Coming off an 8-5 loss to Fairfield last Tuesday, Fordham Baseball rebounded with a strong week of play. With a win over Columbia and a series win against Davidson, the Rams im...

Breaking Barriers: Will We Ever See a Woman in Baseball?

April 20, 2016

By Brendan O'Connell On Friday, every player across Major League Baseball sported the number 42 on the back of their uniform, a tradition the MLB has practiced for years as a way of honoring and celebrati...

The Art of Tanking

The Art of Tanking

April 20, 2016

By Peter Valentino When the Astros clinched the Wild Card spot on the last day of the 2015 season, they made a statement with their young players about how to win in baseball nowadays. Not long ago, th...

Rams Get Third Straight A-10 Series Win

Rams Get Third Straight A-10 Series Win

April 20, 2016

By Sam Belden Fordham Baseball has remained busy over the past week. After losing a non-conference game to Siena on Wednesday, the team hosted Rhode Island over the weekend and took two out of three,...

On Steroids and the Hall of Fame

On Steroids and the Hall of Fame

April 13, 2016

By Peter Valentino  Baseball is currently in the period when Opening Day festivities have passed and everyone is either way too pessimistic or way too excited (Looking at you, Baltimore). So to keep ...

MLB: Opening Week Roundup

MLB: Opening Week Roundup

April 13, 2016

By Brendan O'Connell History in the Making Many remember the historic starts that athletes like Dwight “Doc” Gooden and Odell Beckham, Jr. enjoyed as they began their respective careers. Countless other profes...

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