Baseball sweeps Fairfield, scores 15 at home

April 21, 2005
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

April 18, 2005
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

April 15, 2005
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

April 13, 2005
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

April 11, 2005
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

April 8, 2005
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

April 6, 2005
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

April 5, 2005
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

April 1, 2005
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

March 31, 2005
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 »

Baseball silences Settters

March 28, 2005
The baseball team proved that a week of inaction and five inches of snow were not enough to cool it down. The Bulldogs (8-7, 0-0 Ivy) swept Pace (4-8) in an afternoon doubleheader Saturday at Yale Field, extending their winning streak to six games. The Elis won the first game, 4-1, in seven innings and »

Baseball loses out to snow

March 25, 2005
After closing out its annual Southern road trip with a bang, the baseball team is looking for its fifth win in a row. Problem is, there’s nowhere to play. After last Wednesday’s game against Marist was postponed to Thursday and shifted from Poughkeepsie to New Haven because of heavy snow forecasts, the game was cancelled »