Category Archive: Baseball

Northwestern wins home opener at newly renovated Rocky Miller Park

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Three RBI’s from Zach Jones helped the Wildcats earn a 9-5 victory over Milwaukee on their new home turf.

Covering the Bases: April 21

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Both Wildcat baseball and softball have benefited from strong play out of the leadoff spot. Michael Stern has the details in this week’s Covering the Bases.

Northwestern Baseball Preview: vs Milwaukee and UIC

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Before its first home series of the Big Ten season, Northwestern (11-26 overall) baseball christens the newly renovated Rocky Miller Park tomorrow afternoon against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers. The next day, the… Continue reading

Northwestern Baseball Series Preview: @ Iowa

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After a Wednesday night win over cross-county rival UIC, the Wildcats are riding some positive momentum heading into their weekend series in Iowa City against the Iowa Hawkeyes. Northwestern beat the UIC Flames… Continue reading

Covering the Bases: April 14

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It was a rough road weekend for Wildcat Softball and Baseball. Minnesota swept the softball team, while Michigan State took two of three from NU baseball. Rain or shine, Michael Stern covers the bases.

Baseball Series Preview: Northwestern at Michigan State

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By Jesse Kirsch (@JesseRKirsch) It’s only fitting a team that plays in Rocky Miller Park–at least until it’s done being renovated–would be having yet another rocky season. The Northwestern Wildcats head to East… Continue reading

Northwestern Baseball Head Coaching Candidates

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Paul Stevens is stepping aside at the end of the season, so Jim Phillips and company have an opportunity to re-energize the dormant baseball program with a homerun hire. Here are some potential… Continue reading

Covering the Bases: April 7

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It was another perfect week for Northwestern softball, while Wildcat baseball lost a coach to retirement and a series to ranked Illinois. First Base: Stevens stepping down. A mid-week press release announced that… Continue reading

Taking a look at Northwestern baseball alums in the majors and minors

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It’s no secret that Northwestern’s baseball program has gone through a bit of a rough patch in terms of success in the competitive Big Ten over the last few seasons. The Wildcats haven’t… Continue reading

Paul Stevens to retire at end of 2015 season

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Northwestern head baseball coach Paul Stevens will retire following the end of the 2015 season, the Northwestern athletic department announced via a release Thursday. After 31 years with @NUCatsBaseball #B1GCats, head coach Paul… Continue reading

Covering the Bases: April 1

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It’s time to check in on Northwestern baseball and softball. Both teams won a Big Ten series this weekend and scored 19 runs in a game (softball dropped 19 on Wisconsin Saturday, while… Continue reading

Covering the Bases: March 24

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WNUR’s Michael Stern (@michaeljstern23) takes a look at how Northwestern baseball and softball are doing, with softball fresh off a three-game sweep of Penn State to open their Big Ten season and baseball… Continue reading