September 9, 2011
Yale Baseball Welcomes Class of 2015
The Yale University baseball team revealed on Friday the addition of the Class of 2015, made up of seven players, to the roster for the upcoming 2011-12 season.
August 25, 2011
Yale’s Frawley Promoted To Associate Head Coach
The Yale University Athletic Department announced Wednesday that it has promoted Tucker Frawley to Associate Head Coach of the baseball team after serving four successful seasons as an assistant coach under Head Coach John Stuper.
August 18, 2011
Ryan Lavarnway '09 Called up by Boston Red Sox
Ryan Lavarnway '09, a former catcher for the Yale baseball team, has been called up to the major leagues by the Boston Red Sox. He made his debut Thursday night batting seventh as the designated hitter in Boston's game at Kansas City.
June 8, 2011
Yale’s Gant Elmore Selected By Milwaukee Brewers
Senior David (Gant) Elmore (Bloomington, Ind.) was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday in the 49th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft.
June 7, 2011
Yale’s Brook Hart Selected By Colorado Rockies
Senior Brook Hart (State College, Pa.) was selected by the Colorado Rockies today in the 23rd round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft.
May 31, 2011
Vinny Lally ‘11 Selected for NEIBA All-Star Game
Left-handed pitcher Vinny Lally ’11 has been selected for the 37th annual New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association All-Star Game, which takes place this Thursday at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Mass., at 7 p.m.
May 17, 2011
Yale’s Trey Rallis Named Ivy League Player Of The Year
The Ivy League announced on Monday that after fixing a voting tabulation error, Yale University senior first baseman Trey Rallis won the Ivy League Player of the Year award. He becomes just the third Yale player to win the award since the honor was installed in 1993, joining Tony Coyne (1998) and Marc Sawyer (2006).
May 13, 2011
Six Yale Players Earn All-Ivy Recognition
Six Yale baseball players have earned All-Ivy recognition. Starting pitcher Vinny Lally and first baseman Trey Rallis were both named to the first team. Relief pitcher Kevin Fortunato and third baseman Andy Megee were second team selections, while starting pitcher Brook Hart and outfielder Cam Squires earned honorable mention recognition.
May 12, 2011
Brenner Elected 2012 Captain; Rallis MVP as Yale Announces Year-End Awards
The Yale baseball team held its post-season banquet last week, electing catcher Ryan Brenner (Manhasset, N.Y.) as captain for the 2012 season while also honoring eight others with team awards. Senior first baseman Trey Rallis (La Canada, Calif.) won the G.H. Walker, Jr. Award as the team’s most valuable player, and seven others were honored with awards as well.
May 10, 2011
Three Bulldogs Earn Academic All-District Honors
Three Yale baseball players have earned 2011 Capital One Academic All-District honors. Pitcher Vinny Lally and catcher Ryan Brenner were voted to the first team, while infielder Gant Elmore was a second team selection.
April 30, 2011
Yale Eliminated From Rolfe Division Contention
With the Ivy League's Red Rolfe Division crown on the line this weekend, along with a spot in the Ivy League Championship series, the Yale University baseball team needed only to keep pace with Dartmouth to ensure at least one additional game this season.
April 29, 2011
Yale Suffers Pair Of Setbacks Vs. Brown
The Yale University baseball team honored its 10 seniors after the first game of Friday's doubleheader against Brown, but the celebration was tempered by a pair of setbacks against Brown with the hopes of a division championship on the line.
April 28, 2011
Ten Seniors Hope To Extend Baseball Season
For the 10 seniors on the Yale University baseball team, their final weekend in a Bulldog uniform could be their most memorable one.
April 26, 2011
Yale Rally Falls Short At Holy Cross
After digging a big hole early, the Yale University baseball team found itself one key hit away from a come-from-behind win. Unfortunately, that hit never came in a non-league game at Holy Cross on Tuesday.
April 26, 2011
Yale’s Trey Rallis Named Ivy League Player Of The Week
Trey Rallis, the senior first baseman for the Yale University baseball team, is among the core of senior leaders on the team that is hoping to keep the quest for a berth in the Ivy League Championship series alive.
April 24, 2011
O'Hare Stellar In Yale's Split With Harvard
Sophomore pitcher Christopher O'Hare has developed into one of the Yale University baseball team's go-to pitchers of late, and he really came through for the Bulldogs on Sunday.
April 22, 2011
Lally Tosses One-Hit Shutout, but Harvard Salvages Split
The first round of the four-game series between the Yale University baseball team and its Harvard rivals was dominated by two stellar pitching performances. Unfortunately for Yale, that only resulted in one win as it tried to increase its lead in the race for the Red Rolfe Division championship and a berth in the Ivy League Championship series.
April 21, 2011
Rainy Forecast Alters Four-Game Series Between Yale and Harvard
Due to impending rain this weekend, the schedule for the four-game series between the Yale University baseball team and Harvard has been altered in an effort to play the games before and after the stormy weather moves through the area.
April 21, 2011
Yale Set To Visit Harvard For Key Rolfe Division Series
The Bulldogs will visit Harvard for a pair of doubleheaders, beginning with a twin bill on Friday that starts at 1 p.m. The second doubleheader is currently scheduled for Sunday beginning at 12 p.m., but the stormy weather that is in the forecast for the area could force another change to the schedule. Keep checking YaleBulldogs.com for updates.
April 20, 2011
Yale's Win Streak Snapped At Army
The Yale University baseball team's second longest winning streak of the season came to an end on Wednesday.
April 19, 2011
Yale’s Pat Ludwig Named Ivy League Pitcher Of The Week
In a dominant showing by all four starting pitchers for the Yale University baseball team, junior right-hander Pat Ludwig’s performance stood out the most in a stellar weekend of baseball for the Bulldogs.
April 19, 2011
Yale Baseball Named National Team Of The Week
After an impressive week in which it went a perfect 5-0 against the top competition in the region and in the Ivy League, the Yale University baseball team earned recognition from one of the top college baseball publications in the nation.
April 17, 2011
O'Hare, Ludwig Hurl Gems To Lift Yale Into First Place In Rolfe Division
The Yale University baseball team entered the weekend two games out of first place In the Ivy League's Red Rolfe Division. Thanks to dominant pitching from all four starting pitchers, the Bulldogs ended the weekend all alone in first place after a four-game sweep of two-time defending Ivy League champion Dartmouth.
April 16, 2011
Yale Shuts Down Dartmouth In Saturday Sweep
The Yale University baseball team took its first steps toward what it is hoping to be a run at the Rolfe Division title and a spot in the Ivy League championship series.
April 15, 2011
Yale To Host Dartmouth In Key Rolfe Division Matchup
Dartmouth, the defending Ivy League champion, is in town for a four-game series beginning with a doubleheader on Saturday followed by another twin-bill on Sunday. Both doubleheaders begin at 12 p.m.
April 13, 2011
Yale-Fairfield Game Cancelled
The baseball game between Yale and Fairfield University, which was scheduled for today (Wednesday, April 13) at 3:30 p.m., has been cancelled due to rain. The Bulldogs will return to Yale Field this weekend when they host a pair of doubleheaders against defending Ivy League champion Dartmouth. The doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday are both scheduled to start at 12 p.m. at historic Yale Field.
April 12, 2011
Dramatic Rally Lifts Yale To Rain-Shortened Win Over UConn
Trailing 7-0 after five innings, Yale scored five runs in the seventh and five more in the eighth to rally past UConn for the non-conference win at historic Yale Field Tuesday.
April 10, 2011
Yale Falls In Game 2, Splits With Columbia
Yale opened up the offense early in Game 1, jumping out to a 5-0 lead before closing out with a 6-3 victory to open the doubleheader on Sunday. Whitaker then shut down the Bulldogs’ bats, striking out seven batters while scattering seven hits to lead Columbia to an 8-1 win.
April 9, 2011
Yale Splits Doubleheader With Penn
Yale and Penn played a scoreless nine innings in the scheduled seven-inning opener before Penn struck for a pair of runs in the 10th to take a 2-0 win, but Yale opened up the offense in the nightcap to strike back with a 13-6 victory.
April 7, 2011
Yale Set To Welcome Penn, Columbia To Yale Field
After opening the Ivy League season at Cornell and Princeton, the Yale University baseball team has one more weekend of cross-division Ivy League play remaining before three straight weekends against Red Rolfe Division opponents, only this time the Bulldogs will take on their opponents from the Lou Gehrig Division from the comforts of historic Yale Field.
April 6, 2011
Yale Rallies Past Sacred Heart
The Yale University baseball team hit the road again in hopes of returning to its winning ways, but in a game that featured a total of 15 pitchers, the Bulldogs needed some late-inning heroics thanks to a pair of sacrifice plays to return to the win column.
April 5, 2011
Yale-Northeastern Game Cancelled
Tuesday's game between the Yale University baseball team and Northeastern University has been cancelled due to rain. No makeup date has been announced.
April 3, 2011
Yale Loses Pair At Princeton
The Yale University baseball team saw its seven-game winning streak, the longest in team history since a seven-game run in 2005, come to an end at the hands of Ivy League rival Princeton on Sunday. The Tigers used timely hitting, speed on the base paths and solid pitching to sweep a doubleheader from the Bulldogs.
April 2, 2011
Yale Opens Ivy Play With Doubleheader Sweep At Cornell
Now that the Yale University baseball team has started Ivy League play, the team's strong play of late could not have come at a better time. That was especially evident on Saturday as Yale traveled to Cornell and came away with a doubleheader sweep at David F. Hoy Field.
April 1, 2011
Yale Begins Ivy League Play At Cornell, Princeton This Weekend
The Yale University baseball team has won the Ivy League championship only twice, and last won it in 1994, but the Bulldogs are confident that they can contend for the Red Rolfe Division crown when they begin Ivy League play this weekend.
March 30, 2011
Megee, Elmore Lead Yale To Dominating Win Over Quinnipiac
When the Yale University baseball team opens the Ivy League portion of the 2011 schedule this weekend, momentum will be on the side of the Bulldogs, who have been in top form since returning home from their season-opening trip to Florida.
March 30, 2011
Yale Looks To Keep Win Streak Alive Against Quinnipiac
Since returning north from its season-opening trip to Florida, the Yale University baseball team has found its stride and will look to continue its winning ways Wednesday against another in-state rival in the final warm-up prior to the start of the Ivy League season this weekend.
March 27, 2011
Yale Pounds Out 34 Runs In Second Straight Doubleheader Sweep of Hartford
The Yale University baseball team saw some fight out of in-state rival Hartford on Sunday in the opening game of the doubleheader, but the Bulldogs showed some resiliency in the opener and the bats came through in a big way in both games in the 84th Opening Day at historic Yale Field.
March 26, 2011
Yale Pitchers Put On Show In Doubleheader Sweep Of Hartford
The Yale University baseball team returned to the diamond for the first time in almost a week, and the Bulldogs' pitching staff showed that the time off was exactly what it needed.
March 25, 2011
Yale Hits Road Again To Get Back On Diamond
It has been nearly a week since the Yale University baseball team has seen game action, but the Bulldogs will hit the road Saturday to finally return to the diamond.
March 23, 2011
Today's Baseball Game Vs. UConn Postponed to April 12
The Yale University baseball team will have to wait until at least the weekend to throw the first pitch on the 84th Opening Day at historic Yale Field.
March 22, 2011
Bulldogs Host Central Connecticut For Opening Day At Yale Field
Historic Yale Field will raise its gates later today on its 84th season as the home field for the Yale University baseball team, as the Bulldogs play host to Central Connecticut to open the 2011 home schedule.
March 22, 2011
Baseball Game Vs. CCSU Cancelled
The Yale University baseball team will have to wait a little longer to throw the first pitch on the 84th Opening Day at historic Yale Field.
March 20, 2011
Yale Splits Another Doubleheader With Navy
After splitting the first of two doubleheaders with Navy on Saturday, the Yale University baseball team rallied for a victory in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader and was poised to pull off a sweep before returning home to New Haven, but Navy quickly dashed those hopes in the early innings of the nightcap to salvage a second consecutive split.
March 19, 2011
Yale Settles For Split At Navy
The Yale University baseball team returned to the road for a four-game series at the U.S. Naval Academy, and while the bats found their mark on Saturday, the results from the first doubleheader of the weekend were mixed.
March 15, 2011
Yale Drops Heartbreaker To CCSU in 17th Inning
Mitch Wells belted an RBI triple with no outs in the bottom of the 17th inning to score Pat Epps with the winning run and lift Central Connecticut to the 2-1 extra-inning win over in-state rival Yale Tuesday.
March 14, 2011
Yale Drops Final Game Of RussMatt Invitational
The Yale University baseball team put together a run of three wins in four games during its weeklong stay at the RussMatt Invitational. Unfortunately, the trip began and ended with a pair of losses that erased the good feelings from that run.
March 13, 2011
Yale Falls To Michigan State
The Yale University baseball team put together a stellar pitching effort against Toledo in the first game on Friday, but the Bulldogs' pitchers could not carry that effort into Friday's nightcap against Michigan State.
March 11, 2011
Freshman Hanson Lifts Yale To Victory In 9th Inning
The Yale University baseball team took advantage of the break that was the result of yesterday's rainout and returned to the diamond rested and ready to go. The rest paid off for the Bulldogs who received some ninth-inning heroics from freshman center fielder Cale Hanson to get back on the winning track.
March 10, 2011
Toledo Rally Snaps Yale Win Streak
The Yale University baseball team suffered a setback on Tuesday in the fifth game of its participation in the RussMatt Invitational. Trailing 3-1, Yale rallied with three runs in the fourth inning but the Bulldogs could not hold on to the 4-3 lead as Toledo rallied over the final five innings to take a 9-4 win at Chain O'Lakes Stadium.
March 10, 2011
Doubleheader Vs. Bowling Green Washed Out
The Yale University baseball team will get an extra day off thanks to Mother Nature. Originally slated to play a pair of games against Bowling Green, Yale had both games cancelled due to rain. The games will not be rescheduled.
March 8, 2011
Yale CF Hanson Named Ivy Rookie of the Week
Despite two losses by the Yale University baseball team in its first two games at the 2011 RussMatt Invitational, freshman center fielder Cale Hanson proved to be impressive in the first weekend of his Yale career.
March 7, 2011
Yale Scores First Win Of Season
It took three games, but the Yale University baseball team found success for the first time at the 2011 RussMatt Invitational. Senior first baseman Trey Rallis two-out single in the ninth inning plated senior captain Andy Megee with the winning run to lift Yale to a 3-2 victory over Miami (Ohio) Monday afternoon.
March 7, 2011
Yale Holds Off Mt. St. Mary’s
Eric Shultz pulled off a double whammy out of the bullpen on Monday for the Yale University baseball team at the 2011 RussMatt Invitational.
March 6, 2011
Yale Falls To Lehigh In Season Opener
The Spring Break excursion to the RussMatt Invitational got off to a great start for the Yale University baseball team, but the initial burst from the bats was not enough for the Bulldogs to hold on for a season-opening win.
March 6, 2011
Bats Power Xavier To Win Over Yale
The spring trip to Florida in 2010 resulted in a 6-3-1 start for the Yale University baseball team. The 2011 RussMatt Invitational has not been as kind to the Bulldogs early on.
March 5, 2011
2011 Season Preview: Bulldogs Set To Make Significant Strides
The Yale University baseball team returns to the field today to log the first innings of the 2011 season, and when the Bulldogs take their first steps out of the dugout, they will take to the diamond with high hopes for success in the 147th season of the history of the program.
November 4, 2010
Breslow ’02 Continues Giving Back with Strike 3 Foundation Annual First Pitch Celebrity Gala Coming Up
Former Yale Bulldog and current Oakland Athletic Craig Breslow ’02 will be back in Connecticut Nov. 13 for the third annual First Pitch Celebrity Gala to support his Strike 3 Foundation for pediatric cancer research. Breslow, a member of the Yale baseball team from 1999-2002, has enjoyed tremendous success in the major leagues as Yale’s first big leaguer since Ron Darling ‘82. Yet, as his foundation’s work demonstrates, it was the off-the-field lessons Breslow learned as a Bulldog -- not just those learned on it -- that have stuck with him since he has left New Haven.
October 10, 2010
Bulldogs Take 2010 City Series Championship
It may be six months from the official start of baseball season, but yesterday's City Series Championship game between the Quinnipiac Bobcats and host Yale Bulldogs certainly had the feel of a postseason contest. After finding themselves down 4-0 after the first, the Elis stopped the Bobcats in their tracks, holding Quinnipiac to those four runs and chipping away until the bottom of the eighth, when a four-run outburst gave the Bulldogs their first lead of the day – and the 2010 City Series championship.
October 6, 2010
City Series This Weekend
The 2010 New Haven City Series is set for Yale Field this weekend with a pair of games on Friday and Saturday. Quinnipiac and Southern Connecticut State play at 3 p.m. on Friday followed by a Yale-New Haven, 6:30 contest.
September 22, 2010
Breslow Wins Stewart Award
Oakland As pitcher Craig Breslow 02 has been named the recipient of the 2010 Dave Stewart Community Service Award, which is given annually to an As player in recognition of charitable contributions throughout Northern California and across the nation.
September 13, 2010
Craig Breslow 02 Nominated for MLBs Clemente Award for Community Service
Former Yale lefthander Craig Breslow '02, a reliever with the Oakland Athletics, has been nominated for Major League Baseballs Roberto Clemente Award for humanitarian and community service. Breslow founded the Strike 3 Foundation, a charitable organization that heightens awareness, mobilizes support and raises funding for childhood cancer research. He created the foundation in honor of his sister Lesley, a survivor of pediatric thyroid cancer. On-line voting for the award is available on Major League Baseballs website, mlb.com, through Oct. 8.
September 9, 2010
Yale Welcomes Six Freshmen
The Yale baseball team has added six freshmen for the 2011 season, including a two-time all-state left-hander from Alabama, a 6-foot-6 right-hander and the Class B-North Hitter of the Year from New Jersey, an all-district selection from Texas, an All-FCIAC East left-hander from Connecticut and an infielder who was is a former 5A Southern Arizona Player of the Year.
August 11, 2010
Craig Breslow '02 Featured on "This Week in Baseball"
Former Yale lefthander Craig Breslow '02, currently a reliever with the Oakland Athletics, was recently featured on "This Week in Baseball". Breslow, a molecular biophysics and biochemistry major who captained the team in 2002, discussed the Strike 3 Foundation, a charitable organization he founded that heightens awareness, mobilizes support and raises funding for childhood cancer research.
July 16, 2010
Red Sox Promote Ryan Lavarnway 09 to Double-A; Other Bulldogs Continue to Excel in Pro Ball
The Boston Red Sox promoted former Yale catcher Ryan Lavarnway 09 to their Double-A affiliate, Portland, on Thursday. Lavarnway, now two steps away from the major leagues, is one of several Bulldogs enjoying successful seasons in pro baseball this summer. Left-hander Craig Breslow 02 is in his fifth season in the big leagues and has 41 strikeouts in 40.2 innings for the Oakland As. Right-hander Brian Irving 08 has cracked the starting rotation for Augusta, Single-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Right-hander Brandon Josselyn 09 has 11 saves for Clinton, Single-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners. And first baseman Trygg Larsson-Danforth 10 is second on his team with a .372 on-base percentage for the Red Sox rookie-level Gulf Coast League affiliate in Fort Myers, Fla.