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Closing time: Junior pitcher evolves into closing role

By | Apr 16, 2014

In a close game, the baseball team calls on junior pitcher Jimmy Wagner to shut the door.

Baseball plays last stretch of non-conference games

By | May 2, 2013

With Empire 8 play behind them, the baseball team now has its sights set on the NCAA playoffs. But before the team can make a run for a national championship, it must finish the regular season with a crucial stretch of non-conference games. The Bombers have already won six of the final nine non-conference games,…

Baseball team turns tables on division rivals

By | Apr 24, 2013

The Bombers baseball squad has secured its second consecutive Empire 8 title — and that win was especially sweet because it came to one of their biggest rivals. Last season, the St. John Fisher Cardinals accounted for three of the team’s four conference losses and finished 2nd in the conference behind the Bombers. Ithaca Hitting…

Baseball wins over St. John Fisher in doubleheader

By | Apr 21, 2013

The baseball team clinched its second consecutive Empire 8 title Saturday, beating St. John Fisher twice in a doubleheader. But for the Bombers, the championship was almost an afterthought. Senior Corey Caswell said at this point, the team has its mind set on the playoffs, and the Empire 8 Championship is just another step in…

Freshman makes transition from catcher to pitcher

By | Mar 27, 2013

Zach Pidgeon toes the pitching rubber with the metal tip of his cleat. Inhaling, he checks to make sure the runner on first base is not about to steal. As he turns back to face his current batter, he focuses his attention on the catcher’s mitt, which is centered over home plate. He calmly brings…

Bombers’ catchers grow through competition

By | Mar 28, 2012

The baseball team is benefitting from a prolonged position battle for a spot on the diamond that usually calls for stability.