The Recorder

Batting Strength Looks To Cover Pitching Need For Baseball

Ryan Jones, Managing Editor

February 19, 2020

After winning their first ever NCAA Tournament game last season, Central Connecticut baseball is heading into their ___ season as preseason favorites to repeat as Northeast Conference Champions. Last season's NEC Championship...

Mookie Betts Is Gone, Will The Red Sox Matter Again?

Ryan Jones, Managing Editor

February 12, 2020

"HIGH DEEP DRIVE! HE CRUSHED IT! IT'S A GRAND SLAM...WOW!" Mookie Betts' 13 pitch at-bat against the Blue Jays which led to a grand slam that inspired the above call made by commentator Dave O'Brien is only one of the dozens...

Bowens Returns From Two Torn ACLs

Patrick Gustavson, Sports Editor

May 8, 2019

When TT Bowens dug into the batter’s box in the bottom of the fifth inning against Stony Brook on April 10 and drove a pitch into right-center field and legged out a standup triple, it seemed ordinary for the redshirt sophomore...

The Rise Of The “Bullpen Game”

Daniel Fappiano, Layout Editor

May 8, 2019

Last postseason when the Oakland Athletics took on the New York Yankees, the A's utilized a technique that not many had seen in prior years. Instead of using a normal starting pitcher, Liam Hendricks, a relief pitcher, was used...

Baseball Sweeps Second-Straight NEC Series

Trevi Alickolli, Social Media Editor

May 7, 2019

The Central Connecticut baseball team is now on a six-game winning streak within the Northeast Conference after sweeping Wagner over the weekend. The games were originally scheduled for May 3 through 5, but weather conditions...

Baseball, Pay Your Players

Ryan Jones, Assistant Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

Before reading this article's headline and shoving the contracts of Mike Trout or Manny Machado down my throat, take a step back and look further around Major League Baseball. No, not to the professional teams you see on television,...

Baseball Sweeps Mount St. Mary’s

Patrick Gustavson, Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

The Central Connecticut baseball team was in desperate need of a bounce back this weekend as they took on Mount St. Mary’s. Last weekend, the Blue Devils were outscored 38-10 in three games by a Bryant team who hit 13 home runs. And...

Fixing The World Series Champs

Ryan Jones, Assistant Sports Editor

April 24, 2019

*Statistics and standings reflective of Apr. 21* The magic of bringing home the World Series is quickly fading from the city of Boston, as the Red Sox have started out the 2019 season playing anything like the reigning champion...

Baseball Swept By Bryant

Jeremy Ganavage, Copy Editor

April 23, 2019

After riding into the series on a three-game winning streak, the Central Connecticut baseball team's luck was quickly turned on its head as Bryant was able to take all three wins in dominating fashion in Thursday’s game and...

Matthews Adds Strong Bat To Central Offense

Ryan Jones, Assistant Sports Editor

April 23, 2019

Though he may be unrelated to the singer, Dave Matthews has kept the ants of Central Connecticut's baseball team marching in his first year with the team. Transferring from Johnson and Wales last season, it was unsure how quickly...

Appel Transitions To Bullpen

Patrick Gustavson, Sports Editor

April 16, 2019

Mike Appel entered his senior year at Central Connecticut as a three-year starter who even got the nod at an NCAA Tournament Regional game as a sophomore in 2017. Things were shaping up to be the same, but a freak accident...

Baseball Wins Second-Straight NEC Series

Patrick Gustavson, Sports Editor

April 16, 2019

For the second time in a row, the Central Connecticut baseball team has won a Northeast Conference series after taking two of three from Sacred Heart. After playing “awkward” and “uninspired” baseball Wednesday in a...

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