BASEBALL


10/17/2012, 9:59pm

MLB playoffs improves television ratings

A giant has reawakened. The Major League Baseball’s self-imposed label of being America’s pastime may very well be regaining legitimacy as the television ratings for the MLB Playoffs have increased.


10/14/2012, 9:52pm

Tigers beat Yankees, NY loses injured Jeter

The Detroit Tigers took on the New York Yankees in game one of the American League Championship Series Oct. 13. This is their third ALCS in the last seven years. Earlier in the season, many were calling for manager Jim Leyland to lose his job, based on questionable decision making with his lineups.


10/7/2012, 9:44pm

Cabrera 1st to win award in 45 years

Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera made history Oct. 4, by earning the Triple Crown award. He is the first player in 45 years to win the award, which is given to the player who leads his league in the following three categories: batting average, home runs and runs batted in.


9/30/2012, 8:53pm

Tigers take 1st in ALC, but bullpen weak

The Detroit Tigers took first place in the American League Central earlier this week and as of press date, their magic number (the total number of team wins/losses by the Chicago White Sox) is three.


9/26/2012, 10:54pm

Playoff hopes alive as Tigers players rebound

The Detroit Tigers are still in the playoff hunt. Two weeks ago, it appeared as if they had all but given up on the playoffs, but in the last seven days, it looks like an entirely different team has taken over.


9/12/2012, 10:32pm

Tigers: Struggling to win

The Detroit Tigers have been struggling on the road lately, and their chances of making the playoffs are in serious jeopardy if they can’t win crucial away games.


4/11/2010, 8:37pm

Eagles lose to Kent, then do wind sprints

After a 5-0 loss to Kent State on Sunday, the Eastern Michigan Eagles lined up on the far corner of Oestrike Stadium and began sprinting back-and-forth, a clear indicator the defeat wasn’t exactly an ordinary loss.


4/4/2010, 7:40pm

Baseball wins two

The Eastern Michigan University Eagles hoped for a sweep over Bowling Green State University over the weekend in their three-game set but had to settle for two after a 4-3 loss Sunday. EMU (12-16, 4-2) scored in the fourth when Wally Gerbus hit a sacrifice bunt to drive in Ken Battison.


3/21/2010, 7:57pm

Roundup

The Eastern Michigan University baseball team traveled to Morgantown, W.Va., over the weekend to compete against the Mountaineers in a four-game set. The first game Friday afternoon saw WVU win 4-0 at Hawley Field.