Stuper, Pair of Former Bulldogs in the NewsThe St. Louis Post-Dispatch caught up with head coach John Stuper during the 30th anniversary reunion of the St. Louis Cardinals team that won the 1982 World Series, while the New Haven Register profiled Craig Breslow '02 and Ryan Lavarnway '09, Boston Red Sox teammates.
Former Bulldog Lavarnway Elected to Start Triple-A All-Star GameRyan Lavarnway, a former catcher for the Yale University baseball team, was elected as the starting catcher for the International League’s squad in the 25th Annual Triple-A All-Star Game, which will be played on Wednesday, July 11, at Coca Cola Field in Buffalo, N.Y.
Spring Academic All-Ivy AnnouncedThe Ivy League has released its list of student-athletes selected for 2011-12 Academic All-Ivy honors in its spring sports, and 10 Yale student athletes were recognized. The 10 men and women were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages. Each Ivy institution nominated five men and women from its eligible student-athletes.
Neil Signs with TigersCharlie Neil, who graduated from Yale last month after finishing up his four-year career with the baseball team, signed with the Detroit Tigers Friday.
Ludwig Signs with PiratesPat Ludwig, a right-handed pitcher who graduated from Yale University last month after completing his senior season on the baseball team, signed a professional contract to join the Pittsburgh Pirates organization on Wednesday, one week following his selection in the 10th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.
Becker Signs with RedsNolan Becker, a left-handed pitcher on the Yale University baseball team, signed a professional contract to join the Cincinnati Reds organization Friday, just three days following his selection in the 11th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.
Tigers Select Neil in MLB DraftOne day after the Yale University baseball team saw two of its pitchers selected in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft, another Bulldog joined them in the professional ranks.
Pair of Yale Hurlers Selected in MLB DraftThe Yale University baseball team saw two of its pitchers selected in the second day of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft, with Pat Ludwig (Okemos, Mich.) going to the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 10th round and Nolan Becker (New York, N.Y.) going to the Cincinnati Reds in the 11th round on Tuesday.
Four Bulldogs Earn All-Ivy HonorsDespite a difficult season that saw the team finish just 13-31-1 overall, the Yale University baseball team saw a number of consistent efforts from its players throughout the 2012 season. Four of those players were honored by the Ivy League on Friday.
Bulldogs Send Seniors Off with Pair of VictoriesSenior pitcher Pat Ludwig won his final start and junior pitcher Nolan Becker struck out 16 batters, a season-high for the Ivy League, to help Yale sweep a doubleheader from Brown at Yale Field on Saturday in the final day of the season.
Hunter’s Heroics Help Yale Salvage Split with BrownYale sophomore second baseman Jacob Hunter belted a three-run home run with two outs in the ninth inning to rally the Bulldogs to a 10-8 win over Brown in the second game of a doubleheader Friday at Brown’s Murray Stadium.
Yale Concludes Season with 4-Game Set with BrownThe 2012 season will come to a close this weekend with a four-game series against Brown, but before the final doubleheader is played on Saturday, the Bulldogs will honor their five seniors during Senior Day festivities on Saturday.
Yale Walks Off with Win in 12thSophomore second baseman Jacob Hunter belted a double to the right-center field wall with one out in the 12th inning to score Cale Hanson with the winning run, lifting the Yale University baseball team to a 5-4 victory over Holy Cross Tuesday night at Yale Field.
Ludwig Hurls Gem but Yale Swept By DartmouthThe Yale University baseball team dropped two more games at Dartmouth, 2-0 and 8-4, as the Big Green completed the four-game sweep of the Bulldogs and clinched at least a tie for the Ivy League’s Red Rolfe Division title Saturday afternoon at Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park on the Dartmouth campus.
Yale Eliminated from Rolfe Division RaceThe Yale University baseball team was eliminated from contention for the Ivy League’s Red Rolfe Division title with a pair of losses at Division leader Dartmouth, 4-3 in seven innings and 5-4 in 12 innings, on Friday afternoon at Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park on the Dartmouth campus.
Yale Visits Dartmouth Looking to Join Rolfe RaceEight games remain in Ivy League play over the final two weekends of the regular season, and for the Yale University baseball team, the stretch run begins with a visit to Red Rolfe Division leader Dartmouth for a pair of doubleheaders that start at 12 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Hunter’s First Career Homer Lifts Yale to WinThe Yale University baseball team rallied from a 4-0 deficit to pull out a 7-4 victory over in-state rival Sacred Heart behind the bat of sophomore second baseman Jacob Hunter Tuesday afternoon at historic Yale Field.
Hanson Extends Streak in Bulldogs’ Split with CrimsonThe Yale University baseball team led 3-0 in Game 1 before Harvard rallied to pull out a 4-3 victory of Sunday’s doubleheader at Yale Field, but the Bulldogs came storming back in Game 2, rallying from a 3-2 deficit to earn a 5-3 victory to salvage the split.
Bulldogs Snap Skid with Win in Game 1 of Split with HarvardOne streak came to an end, while another is still alive after Yale snapped its 12-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over Harvard in the opening game of Saturday’s doubleheader before seeing a rally fall just short in a 7-6 loss to the Crimson in Game 2 at Yale Field on Saturday.
Harvard Set to Visit Yale Field to Begin Divisional PlayPostseason play remains a strong possibility for the Yale University baseball team, which begins play this weekend against the first opponent from the Ivy League’s Red Rolfe Division when Harvard visits Yale Field for a pair of doubleheaders that begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Hanson’s Streak Reaches 29 Games in Fairfield LossesThe Yale University baseball team held leads in both games of a doubleheader against in-state rival Fairfield, only to see the Stags rally to victories in both games to earn the sweep over the Bulldogs, 4-3 and 8-4, at Yale Field on Wednesday.
Hanson Keeps Streak Alive in Pair of Heartbreaking LossesThe Yale University baseball team played inspired baseball against two quality Ivy League opponents this weekend only to see it spoiled by late-inning heroics in three of the four games, and the two losses to Cornell on Sunday at Yale Field were the most heartbreaking of the weekend.
Hanson’s Streak Hits 25 Games in Princeton LossesSophomore shortstop Cale Hanson reached base just once in both games of Saturday’s doubleheader against Princeton, but it was just enough to extend his consecutive games streak of reaching base to 25 games.
Scharff Homers, Hanson Tallies 3 Hits in Loss at Sacred HeartDespite tallying a total of nine hits, the team's highest hit total in seven games, the Yale University baseball team suffered its sixth straight loss in a 6-3 defeat to in-state rival Sacred Heart Tuesday afternoon at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard.
Baseball scheduling change flips games with Sacred HeartThe Yale University baseball team will visit Sacred Heart on Tuesday, April 3, for a nine-inning game at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport beginning at 3:30 p.m. The teams were originally scheduled to meet at Yale Field for a doubleheader.
Yale Drops Pair at ColumbiaThe start of the Ivy League season did not fare well for the Yale University baseball team. The Bulldogs opened their Ivy portion of the schedule with a pair of losses, 3-1 and 3-0, at Columbia on Saturday at Robertson Field at Satow Stadium.
Bulldogs Begin Ivy League Play at Columbia, PennThe Yale University baseball team is looking for its first Ivy League championship since 1994, but the Bulldogs have a lot of work ahead of them to reach the summit and obtain the automatic bid into the NCAA Championship that comes with it.
Bulldogs' Game at Quinnipiac CancelledThe Yale University baseball team's game at Quinnipiac, which was scheduled for 3 p.m. today, has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The game will not be rescheduled.
Hits Elude Yale in Split with HartfordA day after collecting a total of 21 hits in two games against the University of Hartford, the bats went cold for the Yale University baseball team in the final two games of a four-game home-and-home set with the Hawks at Fiondella Field Saturday afternoon.
Yale Salvages Split with HartfordSophomore shortstop Cale Hanson collected five hits in six at-bats in a pair of games against the University of Hartford, leading the Yale University baseball team in an offensive show of force that resulted in a total of 13 runs on 21 hits in a 7-5 loss and an 8-5 win Friday afternoon.
Yale Set for Four vs. HartfordThe Yale University baseball team welcomes the University of Hartford to historic Yale Field Friday for a doubleheader that will kick off a four-game home-and-home series that will close with a second doubleheader on Saturday in West Hartford.