Strong pitching performances were the difference both in victory and defeat for the Minutemen.
UMass is 0-4 in games decided by one or two runs.
A tight 5-5 game is blown up by a Holy Cross 10-run eighth inning.
After a 17-run offensive explosion on Thursday, the Minutemen were bested by superior Bison starting pitching and subsequently lost the two remaining games of the series.
The Minutemen piled on runs against the Bison, but struggled to move runners across the plate versus Harvard.
Minutemen are set to begin a tough stretch this weekend against the Black Bears
Strong starting pitching wasn’t enough as UMass baseball gets swept by Elon in season-opening series
Without arguably two of their best hitters, the Minutemen hit just .185 over the weekend scoring a combined four runs.
Coach Mike Stone turns to Justin Lasko for opening day start against the Phoenix.
New England’s climate is perfect for skiing, sightseeing and pond hockey. Baseball? Not so much.
Although the season hasn’t started yet for the Minutemen, injuries to their pitching rotation will be an early season obstacle they must work around.
Behind Mike Hart’s stats are years of being the ‘hardest working guy in the room.’
John Jennings, Dylan Morris and Mike Hart were all honored for their contributions to the Minutemen.
Stone will conclude his coaching career upon conclusion of his 30th season in Amherst.
The Minutemen finished the 2016 campaign nine games under .500, but closed out the year with a three-game sweep against A-10 rival Patriots.
The Minutemen salvaged its lone win of the three-game weekend series Sunday, 6-3.
The Minutemen fail to provide consistent offense in their second loss in as many days.
The Minutemen were held to just six hits behind a strong pitching performance form the Huskies’ Andrew Zapata, and the rest of their bullpen.
The Minutemen used a seven-run eighth inning to propel them to victory over the Spiders on Sunday morning.
The Minutemen squandered three hits and committed three errors in the back end of doubleheader against the Rams.