BASEBALL


2/4/2015, 11:55am

2015 Eastern Michigan Baseball Preview

With a little over a week until the 2015 Eastern Michigan baseball season gets underway in Tucson, AZ, new Head Baseball Coach Mark Van Ameyde has been figuring out what ways to bring success to the program after a dismal 19-34 season (6-21 in the Mid-American Conference) in 2014.


10/1/2014, 6:42pm

COLUMN: This is the year for the Tigers

1984 – Tigers fans remember that year. It has been a while since Tigers fans could say they were the champions. Years have passed since the days of Kirk Gibson, Jack Morris and Alan Trammell and there have been some good and some not-so-good years since, but one thing has remained the same – they still haven’t won the big one.


7/15/2014, 6:45pm

Van Ameyde named baseball coach

Eastern Michigan University named Mark Van Ameyde its baseball coach Tuesday. Van Ameyde is switching one green and white jersey for another, as he spent the last six years as the assistant coach for former EMU assistant Jake Boss at Michigan State University.


5/19/2014, 2:56pm

EMU Baseball Roundup Week of May 12

The Eastern Michigan University baseball team concluded its season on a positive note on Saturday with a 5-2 victory over the University of Toledo in 10 innings.


5/12/2014, 1:54pm

EMU suffers 15-1 blowout vs. CMU

On May 11, in the final game of Mid-American Conference play at Oestrike Stadium for the 2014 campaign, the Eastern Michigan University men’s baseball team suffered a 15-1 loss to Central Michigan University. The Eagles (17-33, 4-20 MAC) took an early 1-0 lead before the Chippewas (32-20, 17-7) rattled off 15 consecutive runs.


4/23/2014, 7:08pm

EMU baseball team loses three games to University of Miami

The Eastern Michigan University baseball team (14-24, 2-13 Mid-American Conference) had a rough week at Oestrike Stadium, playing the University of Miami (18-20) in a three-game series and losing all three games, before picking up a win against Hillsdale University (13-27).


4/23/2014, 1:36pm

Managing Editor, host of Eastern Echo Sports Podcast, names 2013-14 Eagles of the Year

The school year is quickly winding down and with it ends an eventful year for Eastern Michigan University’s athletic teams. As part of my weekly appearances on E-TV’s Eagles Sports Update, I share my “Eagle of the Week” – a player or coach who stands out to me for their performances in the week leading up to the show. For this, the final issue of the school year (not counting the summer semester), I have compiled a list of my Eagles of the Year for all of EMU’s sports, as well as for some specialized categories.


4/17/2014, 5:27pm

EMU baseball round-up for week of April 14

The Eastern Michigan University (13-21 overall, 2-10 Mid-American Conference) baseball team wrapped up a five-game stretch with a 4-3 win in 10 innings over the University of Michigan on Wednesday. Their week started with a four-game home stand before going for a home-and-home set with Michigan that had the first of two cancelled due to snow Tuesday.


4/9/2014, 5:12pm

EMU baseball goes winless in its 5-game trip

The Eagles (10-19 overall, 1-8 Mid-American Conference) started the week on Wednesday with a loss to the University of Dayton (10-16) that was called off due to darkness after the seventh inning. EMU mounted a series rally, scoring all six of their runs in the last two innings, before falling 7-6.


3/2/2014, 5:48pm

Winter break baseball round-up

The Eastern Michigan University baseball team lost its series opener at the University of Kentucky 8-2, Friday. With the threat of inclement weather for Sunday, Saturday’s game was rescheduled as a doubleheader between the Eagles and Wildcats. Kentucky swept the twin-bill with a 9-5 win in game one and routed the Eagles in the nightcap 13-2.