Yale Baseball Welcomes Class of 2015The 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.
Yale’s Frawley Promoted To Associate Head CoachThe 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 Called up by Boston Red SoxRyan 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.
Vinny Lally ‘11 Selected for NEIBA All-Star GameLeft-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.
Yale’s Trey Rallis Named Ivy League Player Of The YearThe 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 Players Earn All-Ivy RecognitionSix 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.
Brenner Elected 2012 Captain; Rallis MVP as Yale Announces Year-End AwardsThe 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 Bulldogs Earn Academic All-District HonorsThree 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.
Yale Eliminated From Rolfe Division ContentionWith 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.
Yale Suffers Pair Of Setbacks Vs. BrownThe 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.
Yale Rally Falls Short At Holy CrossAfter 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.
O'Hare Stellar In Yale's Split With HarvardSophomore 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.
Lally Tosses One-Hit Shutout, but Harvard Salvages SplitThe 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.
Yale Set To Visit Harvard For Key Rolfe Division SeriesThe 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.
Yale Baseball Named National Team Of The WeekAfter 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.
O'Hare, Ludwig Hurl Gems To Lift Yale Into First Place In Rolfe DivisionThe 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.
Yale-Fairfield Game CancelledThe 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 Falls In Game 2, Splits With ColumbiaYale 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 Splits Doubleheader With PennYale 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.
Yale Set To Welcome Penn, Columbia To Yale FieldAfter 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.
Yale Rallies Past Sacred HeartThe 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.
Yale-Northeastern Game CancelledTuesday's game between the Yale University baseball team and Northeastern University has been cancelled due to rain. No makeup date has been announced.
Yale Loses Pair At PrincetonThe 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.
Yale Opens Ivy Play With Doubleheader Sweep At CornellNow 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.
Megee, Elmore Lead Yale To Dominating Win Over QuinnipiacWhen 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.
Yale Looks To Keep Win Streak Alive Against QuinnipiacSince 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.