Baseball

WashU alum Ryan Loutos debuts for the St. Louis Cardinals

In 2021, WashU’s pitching ace turned down a software engineering job to play minor league baseball. Three years later, he’s beginning to reap the rewards of the decision to chase his dream.  

, and | Managing Sports Editor, Senior Sports Editor, and Junior Sports Editor

Pitching shines as baseball sweeps Brandeis in critical series

Baseball embraced their “road warrior” mentality this past weekend and swept a crucial four-game series against the last-place Brandeis University Judges from April 19-21. The sweep comes at a critical time of the season and bolsters WashU’s tournament resume with one weekend remaining in the regular season.

| Junior Sports Editor

Baseball goes winless in crucial weekend series against Emory

For the Bears, however, the four-game stretch against the Eagles was a weekend to forget.

| Staff Writer

Baseball wins three out of four against NYU to open conference play

After last weekend’s tough losses to the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, the Washington University baseball team bounced back for a dominant 3-1 series win over the New York University Violets to start conference play on March 29-31. 

| Staff Writer

Baseball loses three to No. 9 UW-La Crosse in crushing weekend

UW-La Crosse’s strength was on full display over the weekend, as it swept the Bears, outscoring them 37-20.

| Staff Writer

Baseball loses two out of three against Illinois Wesleyan

On paper, the Washington University and Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) baseball teams looked evenly matched, as both teams had only suffered one loss leading up to their three-game series. While the Bears, who swept the Titans last season, appeared to have an advantage on their home field, their visitors quickly proved them wrong. The Titans […]

| Staff Writer

Baseball wins two out of three in home opening series against Coe

Coming off of an opening weekend sweep, the Washington University baseball team had a three-game weekend against the Coe College Kohawks on Feb. 24 and 25. The Bears squad showed their mantle with back-to-back wins to extend their win streak to five but was handed its first loss of the season on Sunday afternoon. 

| Staff Writer

Baseball starts the year rolling with three straight wins

In the opening weekend of play, the Bears have lived up to their hype, not only going 3-0 but also handily defeating top-notch opponents.

| Staff Writer

Bears baseball looks to compete for UAA title

Baseball is a streaky and superstitious sport – sometimes, all a team needs to improve off of a previous season’s results is a chip on their shoulder. While WashU missed the postseason last year, the building blocks for a sustainable winning future seemed to be in place. WashU baseball is young and hungry this season. 

and | Senior Sports Editor and Staff Writer

Baseball rocked by Emory

The Washington University baseball team was looking for revenge as it prepared for last weekend’s series against Emory. Last season, the team was swept by the UAA champions, but this year the Bears have been like a completely different team. As the squad headed off to Atlanta to face the first-place Eagles, spirits were high — on the field, everything was clicking. A strong performance would not only take the division lead but more importantly, put the Bears in a good position for an at-large playoff bid. Postseason baseball was within reach.

| Sports Editor

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