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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.