Alex Alvarado


Designated hitter debacle

April 6, 1973 was opening day of Major League Baseball and the Boston Red Sox hosted the New York Yankees at Fenway Park; this was the first game designated hitters were used in the starting lineups for American League teams.

EMU beats Concordia in first home game

The Eastern Michigan University baseball team hosted its first home game of the year against the Concordia University Cardinals on Tuesday. A two-out rally in the fifth inning gave EMU (10-13) just enough runs to edge Concordia for their first Oestrike victory of the year, 4-3.

Detroit Tigers baseball season preview

It’s finally here: The Detroit Tigers baseball season. After suffering through the long, cold, stormy fall and winter seasons, being surrounded by all the noise of basketball, hockey and playoff football, we’ve survived. After being teased with the drumroll of spring training and the World Baseball Classic, we can finally have what we really want: No, not graduation (although that would be nice), but Tigers baseball.

Cincinnati falls to EMU in game two

The Eastern Michigan University baseball team picked up its fifth win of the year in game two of its weekend set against the University of Cincinnati Bearcats Saturday. A combination of good pitching and a last-minute rally did just the trick for the Eagles.

Eagles baseball drops two of three to KU

With snow forcing the relocation of the Jayhawk Classic, Eastern Michigan University and the Kansas University Jayhawks traveled to a neutral site in Grand Prairie, Texas for a four-game series.

Cougars sweep EMU baseball

Part two of the four-game series at Washington State University ended with a sweep by the WSU Cougars as Eastern Michigan University’s baseball team lost both games in Sunday’s double-header.

Fantasy baseball: Top draft picks ‘13

It’s that time of year again: Spring training. All the experts and analysts can finally end their discussions of what the projected stats of Mike Trout (Los Angeles Angels), David Price (Tampa Bay Rays), Buster Posey (San Francisco Giants) and everybody else will be like for the upcoming season.

Eagles lose doubleheader

The Eastern Michigan University baseball team headed out west to Pullman, Wash., to take on the Washington State University Cougars in a four-game series, where the Cougars would begin their 8-game homestand.