MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Sophomore second baseman Shaun Corso powered the West Virginia University baseball team to a 6-2 win over Radford on Tuesday at Monongalia County Ballpark. The Mountaineers (10-4) finished the home stand with a 3-1 record. Corso drove in a career-high four runs, including the game winner in the third inning. Freshmen shortstop Jimmy Galusky, designated hitter Marques Inman and catcher Ivan Vera all added two hits apiece Freshman Tanner Campbell threw six innings, surrendering one run on four hits. He stuck out career-best six batters and walked three.
The junior right-hander continued to struggle in the second. He loaded the bases and Nathan Koslowski hit a grand slam to right field, giving the Dolphins a 5-0 advantage. After Dotson gave up and base hit to Dubrule and fell behind 2-0 on Fernandez, Mazey made a call to the bullpen, bringing in Isaiah Kearns. The freshman righty gave up two more runs before getting out of the inning. The Mountaineers picked up a run in the third and one in the fourth.
“I was feeling both nerves and excitement.” Mr. Reed stated. “ The playing level was very high, playing the best in the state.” The Patriots rallied in the Championship game down 4-2 and put guys on base for Tim Nelson to hit the only home run of his high school career. Aaron Olson pitched 5 great innings to shut down Oconomowoc in the last 2 innings, winning the State Title
“Charlie was a tremendous left-handed hitter who was also able to bunt, steal a hundred bases a year, and cover center field as well as anyone before him or since…he was like Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth and Tris Speaker rolled into one.” -Buck O’Neil; "If Satch and I were pitching on the same team, we 'd clinch the pennant by the fourth of July and go fishing until World Series time." -Dizzy Dean; “One Time he hit a line drive right past my ear. I turned around and saw the ball hit him sliding into second.” -Satchel Paige. And that was just the beginning. As you can so obviously see people like Dizzy Dean, Buck O’Neil, and Satchel Paige have said some pretty outstanding quotes, are they true?
After winning the World Series, Ryan earned the name, “Ryan Express”. On December 10, 1971, Ryan was traded to the California Angels. Ryan lead the American League with 320 strikeouts. In 1973 Ryan pitched his first no-hitter. A year after that he pitched his second no-hitter.
Quintanilla leads the SCAC and is fifth in the nation with 51 runs. Earlier this season, he broke the career record in a Gents uniform for triples (10). As a pitcher, Kirk turned in his second-straight season with nine wins, and with the victory earlier on Friday, sits third all by himself in the Gents career annals in wins (21). He also ranks second in the conference and 19th in the nation with 81 strikeouts this season. Leading the Second Team with two All-SCAC nods is junior Cole Lavergne as a first baseman and relief pitcher.
The first reason is he is a great infielder. He has won the gold glove award three times. He also has got 690 putouts(tagouts) in his entire career[baseball-reference.com]. According to ESPN.com he had 572 assists in his whole career. Also his batting record is phenomenal!
Despite the concerns of the owners, integration proved to be a financial windfall for Major League Baseball. Robinson and the Dodgers broke the home attendance record they had set the previous year. They also broke single-game attendance records in every National League ballpark they played in during the 1947
Pittsburgh Pirates may have been one of the worst teams through the past 20 years but this team has been on the rise and you should watch out for them. Pittsburgh Pirates Have won many championships, have one of the best parks, and some of the best players to ever to play baseball. The Pittsburgh Pirates have won many World Series and Pennants. The Pirates Won their first ever World Series in 1909 and also winning the pennant. Pirates win World Series in 1925 also but in 1920 Pirates had one of their worst seasons ever.
Obviously, everybody knows Lou Gehrig was the famous baseball player for the New York Yankees. He had many achievements to showcase how good he was while playing for them. He made many records from batting and hitting homeruns beside his sidekick Babe Ruth. They both hit the most homeruns out of anybody in the league in the 1920’s. Although he also became famous for his name being associated with a disease known as ALS.
Andrus has been much better in the second half, and last night he was spectacular. When things are going right some nights, they are going right, and last night was one of those nights. Andrus was dialed in from the beginning and he made highlight real play after highlight real play. In the top of the seventh inning, Andrus delivered with a single to right with the bases loaded, clearing the bases and breaking a 4-4 tie to make it 7-4. But Andrus wasn 't done there, as he found himself standing on third base with two away.
In order for Babe to be signed into the major leagues, he had to have a guardian sign off on it. Soon, Jack Dunn became Babe Ruth’s new guardian. Though Babe led the Boston Red Sox to three championships, it wasn’t until 1927 while playing for the Yankees where Babe hit a staggering 60 homeruns in a single season - a record that stood untouched for 34 years. Becoming famous didn’t happen overnight for Babe Ruth. It took him from the time he was born, to the time he hit 60 home runs, to become famous.
MLB Quarter Season Awards The first quarter of the baseball season has been filled with surprises (see Phillies), punches (see Jose Bautista’s face), strikeouts (see Max Scherzer), and more. Now after 40 games it is time to hand out the quarter season awards. Some are your typical awards and some are new. Let’s have a look… American League MVP- Depending on which metrics you prefer, this could be half a dozen different players. If you like home runs and RBIs then Robinson Cano is your MVP as he is leading the AL in RBIs with 36 and tied for the lead in HR with 12.
Harper’s first full year without injury came last year where the 23 year-old played in 153 games. The league found out fast that if you give the emerging superstar a full year, you can take the “emerging” part out of the equation and just call him a superstar. His 2015 season read like this; .330 avg, .460 OBP, .649 SLG, 42 HRs, 99 RBI and 38 doubles. All of those are very impressive, stupid impressive if you will. So going back to how is Bryce Harper the new face of baseball?