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Baseball fights weather and opponents this weekend

Pitcher Preston Williams fires home. Williams threw a complete game victory for the Spartans this weekend.

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2016

Northeast Ohio’s weather was up to its old tricks again this past weekend, creating some poor weather for the four games that Case Western Reserve University’s baseball team played. Play they did though, although they struggled in winning only one of the four games. The first half of the four games...

AL Central up for grabs

Billy Heyen and JP. O'Hagan

April 8, 2016

JP. O’Hagan (Sports Editor): Being that we are in Cleveland and baseball season has finally arrived, it just seems logical to debate who will win the American League (AL) Central. After two years of almost surprising post-season dominance, the Royals seem like they are the team to beat. However I just...

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,...

Should PED users make it into the MLB Hall of Fame?

Billy Heyen and JP. O'Hagan

January 15, 2016

Welcome to a new column that we call point/counterpoint. This column will consist of back and forth sports bar-style debates between The Observer's biggest sports fans. To kick off this column we look at last week’s Baseball Hall of Fame election and debate if suspected users of performance enhancing...

Cleveland home of the Indians

Billy Heyen, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2015

Welcome to Cleveland, everyone, home of Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians. Since students at Case Western Reserve University come from far and wide, the wonder of the Indians is not common knowledge. We are here to make it common knowledge. The Cleveland Indians have been a part of the...

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