It took 15 innings, 4 1/2 hours, six pitchers, 18 hits and one botched ground ball, but the Washington University baseball team pulled out a long-winded 6-5 victory over the University of Chicago Saturday afternoon, in the first game of a doubleheader.
The great baseball statistician Bill James gained fame for debunking the sport’s old cliche that pitching is 90 percent of the game. But for Washington University, as the team’s pitching goes, so do the Bears.
A 15-run inning, an inside-the-park bunt home run and a walk-off single were just a few of the unusual moments in a four-win weekend for the Washington University baseball team.
Despite being winded out of one game of Saturday’s doubleheader at Pioneer Park, the Washington University baseball team was still in for a marathon, falling in an 11-10 slugfest to Grinnell College.
If you find it surprising that someone who is just 5-foot-5-inches-tall plays Division III baseball, then you may be even more amazed at how good shortstop Austin Darmawan is.
The Washington University baseball team returned home for the first time in three weeks to face Illinois Wesleyan University. After a walk-aided extra-inning victory Friday night, the Bears split a doubleheader on Saturday, winning the three-game series 2-1.
As the Washington University baseball team enters the toughest part of its schedule, it continues to fire on all cylinders. The Bears beat Augustana College 4-2 and 6-2 Friday at Kelly Field, making it six straight victories for the team following an 0-2 start to the season.
For the first time since 1986, the Washington University baseball team scored a whopping 27 runs in a game, dominating Principia College with a 27-0 victory on Tuesday at Kelly Field. Here is a list of the 10 most notable events to have happened since 1986.
They say that pitching wins championships. On an unseasonably beautiful February afternoon at Kelly Field, pitching won at least two games, as the Washington University baseball team defeated Greenville College 4-2 and 10-1 by virtue of dominant pitching.
For first-year head coach Pat Bloom and the Washington University baseball team, the start of the 2016 season offered the hope of a new spring. Unfortunately for Bloom, his debut did not go according to plan, as the Bears lost both games of their season-opening doubleheader to Hendrix College by the scores of 2-1 and 6-4 Saturday at Warrior Field in Conway, Ark.