The NCAA switched to a new type of baseball prior to the 2015 season with the intention of increasing offensive production.
The Minutemen begin with four-game series against Wildcats.
The groundhog got it wrong, spring starts now with the Collegian sports team’s coverage of UMass softball, baseball, tennis, track and Lacrosse.
The Minutemen have two senior workhorses atop the starting rotation in Andrew Grant and Connor LeBlanc, who were both recently named team captains.
Robert McLam anxiously awaits his chance to lead UMass baseball’s offense again in his return from an ACL injury
After a long, painful road back to recovery, the redshirt senior will return to his position at second base in the Minutemen’s opener on March 3.
Conor LeBlanc and Andrew Grant lead the pitching staff, while top 2013 hitter Rob McLam returns after missing all of 2014.
While Sunday afternoons in October are often reserved for watching football, baseball could be felt in the air last Sunday as the Massachusetts baseball team took on Dartmouth College in a fall exhibition game at Earl Lorden Field.
Experience trumped youth on Saturday as the alumni defeated the Massachusetts baseball team in its Alumni Game.
Behind strong relief appearances from Evan Mackintosh and Brandon Walsh, the Minutemen dropped the Huskies 5-4 on Tuesday.
Two Huskies errors and a wild pitch provided the Minutemen with enough opportunities to squeak out a victory.
The UMass baseball team plays UConn on Tuesday in the first of nine straight pivotal home games.
The Massachusetts baseball team looks to make one final push at the end of the season and earn a spot in the Atlantic 10 Tournament.
The UMass baseball team defeated Fordham 4-1 on Sunday to salvage a win in its three-game series.
With time running out for their season, the Massachusetts baseball team prepares to face the sixth place Rams.
On the mound, and at the plate, UMass not good enough in 8-5 loss to Connecticut
UMass fell 8-5 to Connecticut on Tuesday, squandering multiple opportunities to rally in the process.
The UMass baseball team’s offense was held in check on Monday as Harvard shut it out 3-0 in the Beanpot final.
Inclement weather negated both UMass baseball and softball from playing on Tuesday.
Minutemen travel to Central Connecticut and host UMass Lowell in non-conference games this week.
The UMass baseball team couldn’t complete the series sweep of Saint Louis after falling 2-1 in 11 innings.