Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Baseball gets busy starting with Temple this weekend

By Michael Counos

April 14, 2011

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team will have two days off before it begins a six-day stretch of games beginning on Friday. UMass (9-15, 3-3 Atlantic 10) was scheduled to play Boston College at Earl Lorden Field on Wednesday,...

Slideshow: Baseball vs Dayton Game 3

By Jeff Bernstein

April 11, 2011

Filed under Sports Slideshows

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Minutemen host Dayton in 3-game series

By Michael Counos

April 7, 2011

Filed under Baseball

After playing 20 away games, the Massachusetts baseball team will finally return home for a three-game series at Earl Lorden Field against conference foe Dayton this weekend. UMass (8-12, 2-1 in Atlantic 10) looks to edge ahead of the Flyers (14-15, 2-1 A-10) as both teams are tied in th...

AL East Title for the Sox this Year?

By Chelsey Sordello

March 30, 2011

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

Not to say that I don’t get this excited every year for baseball season, but there is something special about this year. With Opening Day approaching rather quickly, many projections have been thrown around. For the first ti...

Longoria Armed for Battle (VIDEO)

By Michael Wood

March 29, 2011

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

Evan Longoria is having a rough spring. Earlier this month the Rays' third baseman's 1967 Camero RS was stolen off a lot in Arizona where it was being refurbished. The thieves had to get past a security gate and an alarm ...

Podcast – Baseball: Up and coming

By Nick O'Malley

March 23, 2011

Filed under Sports Podcasts

Baseball beat writers Dave Martin and Eric Mansfield come in and preview the 2011 UMass baseball season. Right-click, save as to download keep clicking to listen: 3-22 CollegianCast Baseball...

Thirteen Seasons in the Minor Leagues?!

By Chelsey Sordello

March 8, 2011

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

Imagine spending 13 years in the minor leagues before getting a chance to play a full season with a major league team. If you can’t, just ask outfielder Darnell McDonald. Although he hasn’t spent 13 complete seasons...

Red Sox should do well

By Eddie Hand

March 2, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

While we’re freezing our collective butts off in the barren, frozen land that is New England in the winter, the Boston Red Sox are awakening from their hibernation with a sexy new look. In about a month, we’ll get our fir...

Mensches of the benches: The All-Time Jewish MLB Dream Team

By Justin Gagnon

March 1, 2011

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs

205 former Major League Baseball players have been elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame; only three of them are Jewish. It's a shame that more Jews haven't been heralded in the Hall, but that's not to say that some of the best single season Semite perf...

Former Minutemen sign minor league contracts

By Dan Gigliotti

September 13, 2010

Filed under Baseball

Massachusetts baseball players Nick Serino and Bryan Leigh signed with major league squads this summer, after concluding their careers as Minutemen. On June 9, the junior left-handed pitcher, Serino was first pick in the 37th...

Late push gives UMass win

By Pete Vasquez

May 12, 2010

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team pulled out a 5-2 victory over Quinnipiac on Tuesday afternoon with a combination of timely hitting and determined pitching. The Minutemen (17-23, 11-10 Atlantic 10) offense manufactured their f...

Bullpen to blame in UMass losses

By Pete Vasquez

April 7, 2010

Filed under Baseball

In a 15-11 slugfest, it was the bullpen of the Massachusetts baseball team which exposed their season-long struggles. Three different relievers combined to surrender nine runs in just over three innings to give Connecticut...