The Harvard baseball team had scored double-digit runs on four separate occasions going into the weekend of April 16-17, earning a victory each time. That came to on Saturday, April 16, when the Crimson fell 21-12 to Columbia in a shootout which kicked off a three-game sweep for the Lions. The Crimson extended their losing streak to a season-high eight games.
The last time that the Harvard baseball team stepped on to O’Donnell Field to play a game of consequence was May 18, 2019 in a 3-1 win against Columbia. That changed this past Saturday, when the Crimson returned to its home stomping grounds for a resounding 17-7 win against Brown. That game kicked off a three-game weekend series against the Bears in which Harvard took the second game of the series 7-1 before falling in the matinee by a score of 7-5.
The Harvard men’s baseball team opened Ivy League play with a sweep of Cornell University last weekend. After enjoying warm weather during road trips to Texas and California, the Crimson fought through the elements to put on a dominant offensive performance in Ithaca, N.Y., scoring 30 runs over the three-game series.
Then-freshman infielder Logan Bravo rounds the bases at Fenway Park after smashing a home run over the Green Monster and extending Harvard’s lead over Boston University in the Beanpot Championship in 2019. Bravo now serves as one of the Crimson’s two captains this year in his junior season.
The Harvard men’s baseball team split a four-game series at California Polytechnic State University last weekend. Cal Poly kept Harvard’s offense quiet Friday night and during the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday. The Crimson’s offense woke up for the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader to win its first game of the series. The Crimson put on another strong offensive performance to win the last game of the series on Sunday.
Harvard won its first series of the season in Houston, Texas last weekend, taking three of the four games it played at Rice University. Harvard won the first three games of the series, including sweeping a doubleheader on Saturday, before dropping the final game of the series to the Owls on Sunday afternoon.
For its season opening series, the Harvard baseball team was spoiled with sun and warm weather as it took on No. 24 University of Miami on the road. The games weren't so bright, however, as the Crimson went 1-2.
Owen Holt took an unorthodox journey to professional baseball, going from Lamar High School in his native Houston to football at Harvard and then dual-enrollment at Harvard and Alvin Community College in Alvin, Texas, where he played baseball. His latest stop? The Cincinnati Reds organization, after he was drafted in 2021.
It’s a strange thing to have the last 75 games of your collegiate career cancelled. In fact, during my four years, I only played in one-third as many. The Harvard Baseball Team has been such a core part of my identity in college, so I struggled to find direction and purpose when it was taken away. What did it mean to be a Harvard baseball player if we didn’t play any games?
On Episode 4, host Amir Mandani '21 sit down with Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Brent Suter ’12 to talk about his path from college, through the minors, to the major leagues, and his passion for environmental sustainability and Earth Day. After spending several seasons in a hybrid role as a starter and a reliever, Suter has thrived out of the bullpen this season, already registering two wins and pitching to a 2.87 ERA for Milwaukee—who are first in the division. Listen to the full 26-minute podcast episode on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts
In Episode 4, we sit down with Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Brent Suter ’12 to talk about his path from college, through the minors, to the major leagues, and his passion for environmental sustainability and Earth Day. After spending several seasons in a hybrid role as a starter and a reliever, Suter has thrived out of the bullpen this season, already registering two wins and pitching to a 2.87 ERA for Milwaukee—who are first in the division.
Former Crimson Infielder Peter Woodfork ‘99 Reflects on His Path from Harvard Baseball to Overseeing Minor League Operations
“At Harvard, as both an athlete and a student, it was a really positive experience. And I knew I wanted to stay involved in the game.”
For Jaren Zinn ‘21, it is all about maximizing the opportunities that he has. That is why the 6’4” right-handed pitcher is taking a leave of absence this semester, choosing instead to live and train in Allston, Mass., with a few of his teammates. Zinn hopes that by focusing on baseball this semester, he can make the most of his remaining two years of eligibility with Harvard Baseball.