After winning Game 1 in walk-off fashion, UMass used a strong pitching performance from Jared Freni in the final game to win its weekend series with Richmond. The Spiders took Game 2, which started Saturday but finished Sunday morning after being delayed due to darkness.
With two strong pitching performances from Nick Serino and Jared Freni, the Minutemen won the first and third game of the weekend, but a lackluster performance in Game 2 from Mike Gedman resulted in the only loss of the weekend for UMass.
After leading by six runs through four innings, UMass could not hold off UConn for the second-straight day, falling 15-11 at Earl Lorden Field. The Minutemen host Richmond this Friday at 3 p.m.
After Issac Oakley gave up six runs in Wednesday afternoon’s game, his bullpen let the contest get out of hand for the second-straight game. Bryan Leigh gave up four runs, while Charlie Benson gave up three.
The Massachusetts baseball team has yet to catch a break this season, and Tuesday provided no sign of hope as the Minutemen lost to Connecticut, 10-2. UMass will play Game 2 on Wednesday at home.
After being swept by Charlotte in North Carolina, the Massachusetts baseball team faces Connecticut in a home-and-home matchup beginning at UConn. The Huskies are coming off a three-game sweep at West Virginia and have balanced offense and pitching, which has resulted in 10 wins in their last 13 games.
After playing on the road for the past three weeks of the season, the Massachusetts baseball team will play 17 of its next 21 games in Massachusetts, with 14 contests at home. The combined record of the opponents the Minutemen have played this season is 88-55, amounting to a .620 winning percentage.
UMass travelled to Charlotte this weekend in hopes of improving their A-10 record, but instead were swept by the team. The Minutemen struggled at the plate and on the mound over the weekend, as they were outscored 25-10.
After going 14-6 at home, including 6-0 in its last six games last year, the Massachusetts baseball team will look to pick up the bulk of its wins at Earl Lorden Field this season. In their home opener, the Minutemen picked up where they left off, winning 14-6 to outscore their opponents 92-46 in that span.
After a 2-1 series loss to Saint Joseph’s over the weekend, the Massachusetts baseball team will get out of conference play when it hosts Holy Cross at Earl Lorden Field today. Senior Bryan Leigh will get the nod for the Minutemen as he looks to match the performances of Nick Serino and Mike Gedman who pitched back-to-back complete games against the Hawks.
Though the pitching staff has allowed over 100 runs in the first 11 games and has been the Achilles’ heel for the Massachusetts baseball team this season, starting pitching has gone the distance the last two outings. Nick Serino and Mike Gedman pitched back-to-back complete games against Saint Joseph’s after the pitching staff surrendered nine runs in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday.
Despite two complete games from UMass’ pitching staff, the Minutemen took the final game of a three-game series with the Hawks over the weekend. After losing two close games in a doubleheader on Saturday, the UMass offense awoke on Sunday to lift the team to victory.
After a nine-game road trip, the Massachusetts baseball team is eager to play its first home game and hopes that its first win of the season follows. The Minutemen went winless on a Midwest trip that featured three series against Oklahoma State, Oklahoma and William & Mary. “We’ve played some very good teams,” UMass coach Mike Stone said. “We knew it was going to be a great challenge, but if we handle it the right way and improve, we can turn this into a positive. We’ll find out what kind of competitors we’ve got.” The Minutemen (0-9) get their next…
Although UMass has given up nearly 10 runs per game, coach Steve Stone sees this part of the season as Spring Training, and believes his pitching staff has plenty of upside.
With a nine-game road trip to begin its season, UMass struggled with opponents William & Mary, Oklahoma State and No. 13 Oklahoma. Not until Sunday’s 17-13 loss did the Minutemen’s offense come alive, previously being held to 18 runs in their first eight games.
The Massachusetts baseball team had its best season in six years while rumors swirled about the program getting cut. With that threat no longer in existence, the Minutemen hope to build on their success into 2010.
After losing Mitchell Clegg and Adam Tempesta to graduation, the Massachusetts baseball team is looking for younger players to fill the shoes of the graduated seniors.
UMass coach Mike Stone feels fortunate about his team having a balance of upperclassmen as well as a fair amount of youth. The Minutemen will look to replace the loss of Mitchell Clegg and Adam Tempesta.
After pitching two seasons for the Massachusetts baseball team, Mitchell Clegg was drafted to the Washington Nationals. He currently plays for the Class A Vermont Lake Monsters.