Baseball

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

Baseball, bested by Webster and Emory, loses five games in five days

The team struggled over the weekend against local and conference rivals. “We just have not been able to replace what we had last year, and I didn’t think we would; we’re just really struggling to find it right now,” head coach Pat Bloom said.

| Managing Sports Editor

Baseball sweeps North Park to raise season record to 9-10

WashU baseball beats out the North Park Vikings in two blowout victories.

| Managing Senior Sports Editor

Baseball sends Durbin and Loutos to Braves, Cardinals in historic draft day

Rising senior Caleb Durbin was drafted for the Atlanta Braves in the 14th round and May graduate Ryan Loutos signed with the St. Louis Cardinals as an undrafted free agent.

| Senior Sports Editor

‘The story of the World Series was just the missed opportunities’: Baseball ends historic season with a loss in Final Four to St. Thomas

The Bears twice squandered late leads against St. Thomas, but players and observers say the weekend is a sign of good things to come for the program.

| Senior Sports Editor

Baseball faces World Series elimination after splitting first two games

The Bears beat Johns Hopkins but fell to St. Thomas in walk-off fashion. The team will take on Adrian College Sunday.

| Senior Sports Editor

‘There’s no better feeling in the world’: Baseball clinches regional title, earning first program appearance in DIII World Series

After a regional tournament complete with upsets and surprises, Wash. U. has made it further than ever before.

| Senior Sports Editor

‘For the longest time, it felt like we couldn’t lose’: Baseball squashes Wartburg to finish regular season 28-3

While they are not guaranteed an automatic bid spot in the NCAA postseason due to the UAA not having a conference tournament, head coach Pat Bloom is confident that the Bears will be rewarded for their strength of schedule and their high win percentage. 

| Senior Sports Editor

No WU baseball player has signed a professional contract since 1997. Ryan Loutos is trying to change that.

This spring, Loutos has helped the Bears to a 24-3 overall record, pitching to an astounding 1.14 ERA through 63 innings.

| Senior Sports Editor

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