Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Big inning does UMass baseball in yet again

By Mark Chiarelli

April 30, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

BOSTON – Primed to repeat as Beanpot champions, the Massachusetts baseball team’s attempt at a repeat came to a screeching halt in the fourth inning Monday night, as it struggled to prevent the “big inning.” Losers in seven of its last ...

Four-run sixth dooms UMass, Minutemen fall to 2-20 on road

By Daniel Malone

April 24, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

It's been the little things holding back the Massachusetts baseball team this season, and the scene at the Minutemen’s 5-4 loss at Connecticut Tuesday was no different. With UMass (9-22) nursing a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the sixth, t...

Time is ripe for Minutemen to make a run

By Daniel Malone

April 23, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Flash back to the early evening of April 17, not even a full week ago. Center fielder Kellen Pagel had just lined a clutch bases-loaded, game-winning single down the left field line against Hartford to give the Massachusetts baseball team its fourth win in a row and sixth win in eight g...

UMass baseball swept in weekend series at La Salle

By Mark Chiarelli

April 22, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts baseball team was swept by La Salle this weekend, losing a three-game series which included a 12-run loss and a five-run blown lead. UMass (9-21, 3-9 Atlantic 10) entered the weekend riding the momentum of...

UMass baseball walks off with the win in the 10th

By Mark Chiarelli

April 18, 2013

Filed under Archives, Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts baseball team had a flare for the dramatic on Wednesday, rallying to defeat Hartford, 4-3, in 10 innings on a picturesque day at Earl Lorden Field. Former UMass football starting quarterback Kellen Pagel capped off the ...

Paul Yanakopulos leads UMass to win with suicide squeeze

By Taylor C. Snow

April 18, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Down one run to in the bottom of the 10th, bases loaded and one out on Wednesday afternoon, Massachusetts baseball coach Mike Stone reached into his back pocket and pulled out the riskiest play in the book: a suicide squeeze. After comin...

UMass baseball uses season-high 17 hits in win over CCSU

By Stephen Sellner

April 17, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts baseball team sprayed a season-high 17 hits and extended its winning streak to three games as it outlasted Central Connecticut State, 9-5, Tuesday at Earl Lorden Field in a game plagued by scattered showers and...

UMass baseball takes two of three over St. Bonaventure

By Chris Corso

April 16, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts baseball team won its first Atlantic 10 series of the season after taking two of three from St. Bonaventure at Earl Lorden Field this weekend. UMass (7-18, 3-6 A-10) has won four of its last six games. ...

UMass secures spot in Beanpot finals with win over BC

By Taylor C. Snow

April 11, 2013

Filed under Archives, Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Vying for a spot in the Beanpot championship game, the Massachusetts baseball team rallied to overcome an early deficit, beating Boston College 11-6 in a contest saved by the Minutemen bullpen. UMass (5-17) will look to defe...

UMass answers the call in win over BC

By Mark Chiarelli

April 11, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Trailing by four runs after only one inning of play, the Massachusetts baseball team faced a fight or flight moment. With its Beanpot title at Fenway Park on the line, UMass opened Wednesday’s game flat, allowing Boston College to j...

Minutemen ready to defend Beanpot title

By Mark Chiarelli

April 10, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

For many, the Beanpot conjures images of the most esteemed college hockey tournament in the country, as four Boston-based schools battle for 365 days of local bragging rights. But the Beanpot is also a baseball tournament. St...

Minutemen set to host Boston College with a Beanpot Championship game berth on the line

By Chris Corso

April 10, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Massachusetts baseball team looks to rebound from a tough five-game road trip as it returns home to take on non-conference foe Boston College in the first round of the 2013 Beanpot Tournament at Earl Lorden Field on Wed...