The Observer

Changes and high hopes as the Indians open season

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

April 8, 2016

Despite their first game of the season being canceled due to weather, the Cleveland Indians’ season is underway. The Indians are considered to be worthy competitors in this year’s wide open American League. Even with the division rival Kansas City Royals returning major parts of their club from...

Spartan baseball undefeated at home

Connor Tagg’s dominate pitching helped the Spartans remain undefeated at home.The Spartans have remained hot despite cold weather cancelling mid-week games.

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2016

Nobby’s Ballpark played host to two baseball games on Saturday, April 2, including some baseball in the snow, but it did not hinder the home team from coming away victorious in both games of the doubleheader. The Case Western Reserve University baseball team welcomed Denison University into Cleveland...

Baseball powers way to weekend wins

The Spartans have won four straight games heading into this weekend.

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2016

A two-win weekend is always a good bounceback from a winless weekend. The Case Western Reserve University baseball team was able to take both games they played this past weekend on the road at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. The first game lasted 11 innings, with the Spartans emerging...

Spartans drop both weekend matchups

The Spartans struggled this weekend dropping both games, including being shutout against Marietta after only getting one hit.

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2016

This past weekend saw a talented pitcher on his game throwing a complete game shutout. Sadly, it was not for the Case Western Reserve University baseball team, but against them, in a 1-0 loss to Marietta College; the Spartans were only able to manage one hit against Christian Herstine. They played...

Baseball finishes second in final UAA tournament

The Spartans played strong baseball over break earning them 2nd overall in the UAA.

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2016

Spring break really cannot get much better than baseball and Florida. The Case Western Reserve University baseball team shipped off to Sanford, FL this past week to play their eight game conference schedule. The Spartans played a game a day for eight days, and at the end of it all, their conference record...

Baseball swept in season opener

Fourth year Matt Clark’s career game helped beat Emory in his last home game

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team opened their season this past weekend with a trip to Virginia to take on Shenandoah University in a three game series. The Spartans’ tough schedule put them up against 15th/16th ranked Shenandoah right out of the gate. The Spartans dropped all three...

Spartan baseball looks to return to championship heights

The Spartans who missed the playoffs after two straight appearances look to return to winning ways

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

February 19, 2016

Last Season Record: 24-15 Last Season UAA Standing: 4-4, tied for second in UAA (Rochester University) Last Season Standing: Ninth in Mid-Eastern Region Top UAA Rival: Emory University Top Rival: Marrietta University Returning Seniors: Eddie Abramson, Neal Krentz, Lee Penzarella,...

October at its finest: World Series baseball is underway

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2015

Every baseball fan anticipates the end of October starting with the pictures of their favorite team working out in Florida and Arizona in March, all the way on to the falling of the leaves that signifies the Fall Classic is near. The Major League Baseball season will be reaching its climax and concl...

Spartans sweep fall baseball against John Carroll

Billy Heyen, Contributing Reporter

October 9, 2015

As the MLB Postseason gets started, the Case Western Reserve University Spartans’ baseball team played their annual fall doubleheader against John Carroll University. Every fall the baseball team is allotted one official game day by the NCAA, and this is how they spend it. On a beautiful Sunday...

The race to the World Series

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2015

This season was an exciting blur of baseball. The New York Yankees barely squeezed into the playoffs as a wild card, the Toronto Blue Jays are looking to take it all and the New York Mets are hoping to defend well enough to keep Toronto’s stellar offense at bay. And for Cleveland fans specifically,...

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