Baseball

Double Play
Baseball

Double Play

New assistant coaches Ron Rakowski and Tom Conley look to have an immediate impact in their first season in the Harvard dugout.

The Harvard Bubble
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The Harvard Bubble

The Harvard baseball team looks to build on the promise it showed early in the 2016 season.

Double Play
Baseball

Baseball Assistant Coaches Offer Veteran Experience

When Harvard baseball takes the field for its 2017 season opener against Lafayette, two of the team’s coaches, Ron Rakowski and Tom Conley, will have the distinction of commencing their “first year” with the team—a slight misnomer given that they both have over six months of experience working within the Crimson’s coaching structure.

The Harvard Bubble
Baseball

Baseball Boasts Reliable Offense but Uncertain Pitching

A lot has changed for the Harvard men’s baseball team in the nearly 10 months since the Crimson played its most recent game. The 2016 season was a rollercoaster of sorts for a program that finished 9-11 in the Ivy League.

Weather Worn

Hitting Season: Spring Sports Preview

The fall has Harvard-Yale. The winter culminates in the madness of March. While the spring lacks a signature event, this 2017 season brings four teams with compelling storylines. Follow softball, baseball, men's lacrosse, and women's lacrosse as the teams vie for Ivy success and individual glory.

Baseball

Suter to Start for Brewers Friday

​Brent Suter ’12 will make his Major League debut on Friday night for the Milwaukee Brewers. Suter, a 6’5” left-handed pitcher from Cincinnati, will face the Seattle Mariners at 10:10 p.m. at Safeco Field in Seattle.

Strikeout
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Baseball's Gruener and Poppen Selected in MLB Draft

Sean Poppen ’16 and rising senior Nick Gruener, combined for eight victories, 96 strikeouts, and a 2.91 earned run average in 18 starts this season.

Baseball

Male Breakout Athlete of the Year Runner-Up: Matt Rothenberg

Despite not having a defined position and rotating between the third, fourth, and fifth spots in the Harvard order, Rothenberg had a breakout season in large part because of his offensive consistency. In addition to having 13 multi-hit games, the Boca Raton native reached base in 32 of the 38 games in which he appeared.

Baseball

Baseball Drops Three of Four at Dartmouth to Close Out Season

Forced to watch their opponents celebrate on Senior Day, the Harvard baseball team was left to rue its missed opportunities as its season came to an abrupt end.

Strikeout
Baseball

Strikeout

Senior Sean Poppen is seen in action in the Crimson's 4-3 win over Brown on April 23. Over seven innings, he held the bears to just six hits and two runs over seven innings, and struck 10 players out. The pitchers have anchored the team over the last few games, leading the Crimson to nine wins in the past 15 games.

Strikeout
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Baseball Ends Non-Conference Play with Win over UMass

​As the end of the season looms, the Harvard men’s baseball team (16-21, 8-8 Ivy) is hitting its stride. The Crimson won for the seventh time in nine games Tuesday at LeLacheur Park, defeating UMass Lowell (17-20), 9-4, in its final nonconference game of the season.

Baseball

Baseball Takes Three of Four From Brown to Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

The Harvard baseball team took care of its business over the weekend to stay alive in Red Rolfe play. The Crimson took three of four from Brown to stay two games back of Yale as both teams head into a pair of decisive four-game series next weekend.

Not This Time
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Not This Time

Junior pitcher Kevin Rex left in the second inning of Harvard’s Beanpot consolation matchup with UMass—a contest that the Minutemen eventually won, 6-2. Prior to Wednesday, the Crimson had previously beaten UMass in both of their two meetings this year.

Not This Time
Baseball

Baseball Drops Beanpot Consolation Game, 6-2, to UMass

Despite its recent hot streak, the Crimson was unable to shake its midweek woes as Harvard fell to the Minutemen, 6-2, at the New England Baseball Complex in Northborough, Mass.

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Baseball Takes Three of Four Against Yale

​Behind a slew of strong starts, the Harvard men’s baseball team began intra-divisional play with three wins out of four against rival Yale in New Haven, Conn.