Baseball splits against Big Green

While the baseball team finally ended up on the right side of a one-run game, it also ended up on the wrong side of a four-run game yesterday at Yale Field. The Elis (19-14, 7-7 Ivy) had lost seven games by a one-run margin this season, but on Sunday they defeated Dartmouth (12-15, 7-7) 4-3 […]

Defending Ivy chapions visit Elis

When the baseball team faces off against Dartmouth this weekend, the Elis will need some big victories over the Big Green if they want to stay in playoff contention. The Bulldogs (18-13, 6-6 Ivy) will face Dartmouth (11-14, 6-6) in a four-game series this weekend at Yale Field. The two teams are tied for third […]

Baseball sweeps Fairfield, scores 15 at home

Sixteen is sweet, but 15 was plenty for the baseball team. The Elis (18-13, 6-6 Ivy) scored fifteen runs over the course of a doubleheader sweep of Fairfield (7-25) at Yale Field yesterday, winning the first game 9-6 and the second game 6-1. “It was total team effort,” captain C. J. Orrico ’05 said. “We […]

Elis stumble in Cambridge

The baseball team probably wishes this weekend’s Harvard series could have been played in New Haven. The Elis (16-13, 6-6 Ivy), who are 8-0 in home games this year, dropped three of four games at Harvard (17-10, 10-2) over the weekend. The Bulldogs lost 4-0 and 6-5 on Saturday before defeating the Cantabs 7-4 in […]

Baseball hits road for The Series

In football, there is The Game. In squash, there is The Match. In baseball, there is … The Four-Game Series. Although the name of the Yale-Harvard baseball contest is not quite as catchy as some of its other athletic counterparts, this weekend’s series at O’Donnell Field promises to be a showdown of epic proportions. The […]

Baseball wins fifth straight game

The baseball team must be wishing every day were Tuesday. The Elis (15-10, 5-3 Ivy) hammered New York Tech (9-13) 11-5 at Yale Field yesterday, exactly one week after scoring 11 runs in a victory over Cornell. The Bulldogs pounded out 13 hits at the plate while committing only one error in the field. By […]

Baseball breaks out the brooms

The next time you visit friends at Columbia or Penn, make sure to bring a broom. The baseball team swept the Lions (3-23, 1-11 Ivy) and the Quakers (8-18, 5-7 Ivy) in two doubleheaders at Yale Field this weekend. On Saturday, the Elis (14-10, 5-3 Ivy) edged Columbia 4-2 in the first game and pounded […]

Baseball hopes home is where the wins are

After falling twice to Princeton at Yale Field Monday, the baseball team is hoping that home will be more hospitable this weekend. The Elis (10-10, 1-3 Ivy) have outscored their opponents 26-20 over the past four games, but lost three of those contests by just one run each. Now the Bulldogs head into a four-game […]

Elis split vs. Red, losing late again

After losing two heartbreakers to Princeton on Monday, the baseball team picked up its first Ivy League win of the season yesterday against Cornell. The Elis (10-10, 1-3 Ivy) hammered the Big Red (5-8, 1-1) by a score of 11-2 in the first game of the doubleheader at Hoy Field in Ithaca, N.Y., but lost […]

Yale-killer Venable dooms Elis again

Yale will be happy when Princeton’s Will Venable finally graduates this spring. A year ago, Venable tipped in a shot at the buzzer to lift the Tigers over the men’s basketball team at John J. Lee Amphitheater. Yesterday, the two-sport star hit a walk-off homer in the first game to lead Princeton (7-11, 2-0 Ivy) […]

Baseball faces tough test in Ivy opener

The baseball team has already played 16 games this year, but its first real test will come this weekend. The Bulldogs (9-7) travel to New Jersey to play two-time defending Ivy League champion Princeton (4-7) in a noon doubleheader this Saturday, followed by two games against Cornell (4-11) in Ithaca, N.Y. on Sunday. After starting […]

Baseball holds off Huskies

The old saying goes “less is more,” but for the Yale pitching staff, it seems that more is more. Six Eli hurlers combined for a six-hit shutout as the baseball team edged UConn, 1-0, yesterday at Yale Field. With the victory, the Bulldogs (9-7) extended their winning streak to seven games as they head into […]