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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

Baseball sweeps Brandeis, moves one step closer to post-season play

This year, the Bears’ turnaround has been dramatic — going from 3-13 in the UAA to 9-3 through their first 12 games this year. Captain Hunter Goldberg says the team’s improvement can be felt in the team’s attitude as much as in the box score.

| Sports Editor

With a “top dog” mentality, baseball blows past NYU and sets sights on playoffs

WashU has been the top dogs as of late, winning nine of their last thirteen games. They currently sit at second in the UAA but have the best composite record of any team in the conference. Their 21-8 record is a dramatic turnaround from their 12-24 finish last year.

| Sports Editor

Baseball drops two in Arkansas against Hendrix

In the two full games that WashU did play against Hendrix over their weekend series, the Bears struggled to match the production at the plate. They finished the weekend with two losses and only two runs in eighteen innings of play. Hendrix outscored them 9-2 over the course of the two games. 

| Managing Editor

Baseball opens season with sweep against Ozarks

In their first series of the season, WashU baseball swept the University of the Ozarks, outscoring the Eagles 27-11 over the course of three games.  A productive offensive effort combined with strong relief outings helped the Bears to their three wins in Arkansas.  

| Managing Sports Editor

Baseball searches for a bounce-back season

After winning twelve games last season, WashU baseball returns the majority of their squad.

| Staff Writer

Caleb Durbin got drafted in 2021. Now, he’s raking in the minors

Durbin is currently playing in high A for the Rome Braves, and his batting average has slowly climbed over the past month.

| Managing Sports Editor

“It felt like anything that could go wrong, did”: Breaking down baseball’s 12-24 season

Baseball lost 12-2 to Fontbonne to conclude their season. “We didn’t meet our standards, and we’re far from where we want to be as a program, and far from where we’ve been,” head coach Pat Bloom said.

| Managing Sports Editor

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