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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. ...

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...

Sandoval Dead Weight for Red Sox

Sandoval Dead Weight for Red Sox

April 13, 2016

By Matthew Michaels  It is no secret that you do not have to be the greatest athlete to be a great baseball player. C.C. Sabathia and Prince Fielder have seen massive success proportional to their weight, and Babe Ruth is...

Baseball Opens A-10 Play Against Richmond

Baseball Opens A-10 Play Against Richmond

April 6, 2016

By Matthew Michaels Fordham baseball had a busy week as it looked to continue its winning streak, get to a .500 record and start conference play. The Rams played well and finished the week with a 14-14 record on the season and a 2-1 mark a...

MLB Hits Home Run With Cuba Exhibition

MLB Hits Home Run With Cuba Exhibition

March 30, 2016

By Matthew Michaels If the entire Obama family is at an event, it is obviously a momentous occasion. Thus, the baseball game that the First Family attended on March 22 was more than a mere exhibition...

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...

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...

Baseball Goes 1-2 in Greenville

Baseball Goes 1-2 in Greenville

February 24, 2016

By Matthew Michaels  Last weekend, Fordham Baseball opened its season with a trio of non-conference games in Greenville, South Carolina. After playing three tough opponents, Fordham came out of the weekend with one victory and two defeats. J...

The Races to Win in November

The Races to Win in November

February 10, 2016

By Matthew Michaels  Every autumn, a team is declared champion after a grueling season and strange playoff process. Every four falls, the same holds true in American politics. Before President Taft bec...

Qualified for Success

Qualified for Success

November 18, 2015

By Matthew Michaels Major League Baseball’s 2015 qualifying offer period came and went, and for the first time ever, a player has accepted the offer. This year, in fact, we had three players take the one-year contract worth $15.8 million to...

The Mets’ Approach to 2016

The Mets’ Approach to 2016

November 10, 2015

By Matthew Michaels The New York Mets transformed from a joke into a respectable, formidable team within a couple of months during the magical summer of 2015. After an unexpected trip to the World Series, it...

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