The Observer

Will there be a World Series rematch?

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018

There are just four teams left in the MLB playoffs after just two rounds of games. In the American League, the Boston Red Sox dispatched the Wild Card Game-winning New York Yankees in four games, and the Houston Astros swept the Cleveland Indians in the other division series. The Los Angeles Dodgers...

Predicting the MLB opening round playoff matchups

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018

October has rolled around again, which means the MLB playoffs are beginning once again. As of press time, the Colorado Rockies have already defeated the Chicago Cubs in the National League Wild Card game, 2-1 in 13 innings, and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 in the American League Wild...

Baseball clinches UAA conference championship

Baseball clinches UAA conference championship

Joey Recchia, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018

The No. 12 Case Western Reserve University baseball team split a four-game series at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) to clinch a share of the University Athletic Association (UAA) championship. They can claim sole ownership of the position, as long as Emory University does not sweep New Y...

Every moment matters for fourth-year shortstop

Fourth-year shortstop Alex Capetillo has been an integral part of the baseball team with his .500 batting average and 10 RBIs this season.

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

“Going, going, gone.” The crack of the bat leads to this exclamation from everybody in the ballpark, but few have actually seen a five-year-old hit a home run. Yes, that’s right; at the age of five-years-old, Alex Capetillo, fourth-year student and baseball player, hit his very first home run, ...

Baseball and softball athletes honored by UAA

Sanjay Annigeri, Sports Editor

April 13, 2018

Track and field compete in two events over weekend The Case Western Reserve University track and field teams compete in two events over the weekend. The track athletes participated at the Marv Frye Invitational, hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. The throwers participated in the...

Baseball doubles up Brandeis in sweep

Baseball dismanted the teams in their path, leading them to climb in the NCAA rankings to No. 13.

Joey Recchia, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team traveled to Watertown, Massachusetts  last weekend to play Brandeis University, sweeping the Judges. The team played the first game of the series at Victory Field and the last three games at Brandeis’ home field of Stein Diamond. In the first game ...

Baseball starts UAA home opener with a win

With a perfect mix of scoring and lights-out pitching, the baseball team has been exceeding expectations, garnering a No. 13 ranking in Division III.

Joey Recchia, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018

Following a series win over Ohio Wesleyan University two weekends ago, the No. 13 Case Western Reserve University baseball team kept its momentum going with another series win at Nobby’s Ballpark against Emory University. CWRU played its first game of the weekend on Friday, March 30. The team was...

Baseball wins weekend home-and-home series

Joey Recchia, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018

Last weekend, No. 13 Case Western Reserve University baseball team played a home-and-home series against Ohio Wesleyan University (OWU). The team won the series, splitting a doubleheader at home on Saturday, March 24, while sweeping OWU at Littick Field in Delaware, Ohio the next day. In their first...

Baseball, softball make appearances in top 25

Sanjay Annigeri and Andrew Ford

March 23, 2018

Baseball and softball rank in top 25 The Case Western Reserve University baseball and softball teams placed in the Division III top 25 rankings, with the men appearing at No. 18 and the women appearing at No. 22. This was the first time the baseball team was ranked in the top 25 since 2015 when t...

Baseball pulls off major upsets

The baseball team is currently ranked No. 18 in Division III after a hot 10-1 start. During this span, the team defeated two top five teams in the nation.

David Chang, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018

As spring approaches and the snow melts away, flowers aren’t the only things blossoming. The Case Western Reserve University baseball team flourished at the start of the season with an impressive 10-1 record, winning all seven games in the Spartan Southern Classic in Lexington, South Carolina. The...

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