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Fifth year outfielder Isaiah Peterson (5) at the plate in Ohio's game against Western Michigan on May 19.

Bobcats swat three home runs, take game one over Western Michigan

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – It may have been sunny and pleasant sitting in the stands at Bob Wren Stadium, but if you were sitting beyond the outfield fence, it was raining baseballs. Five home runs were hit between the two teams in Ohio’s 8-5 victory over the Western Michigan Broncos. Edward Kutt IV made his… Read More

Ohio Baseball's Mason Minzey prepares to swing his bat, looking to get on base.

Ohio Baseball earns dominant 12-4 victory in series opener against Akron

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – Ohio Baseball began its four game series against Akron Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats were on a roll in the bottom of the first inning where they scored four runs in the frame alone.  Prime pitching from Eddie Kutt kept the Bobcats on top. Kutt pitched eight innings, had eight strikeouts and… Read More

Ohio's AJ Rausch (7) celebrates as Xavier Haendiges (3) dives into home in the seventh inning of the Bobcats' game against Kent State on March 19, 2022.

Ohio Baseball splits high-scoring doubleheader with Kent State on Saturday

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) –– It was a cold, cloudy and windy day in Athens Saturday when the Ohio Bobcats played host to the Kent State Golden Flashes for an afternoon doubleheader at Bob Wren Stadium. The two teams faced off against one another the day before. Ohio came out with a victory, led in part… Read More

San Diego Padres left fielder Allen Cordoba passes a logo for Play Ball, an initiative from Major League Baseball and USA Baseball, during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in 2017 in San Diego.

MLB and players agree to a new labor contract, paving the way to a full 2022 season

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Updated March 10, 2022 at 4:48 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have reached a tentative agreement Thursday on a new collective bargaining agreement — paving the way for baseball’s return on April 7. The new collective bargaining agreement must be approved by both sides before it… Read More

Huntington Park in Columbus from the outside of a gate

No Opening Day at Ohio’s MLB ballparks, but the minor leagues will still play ball

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — While the major leagues won’t be playing ball on Opening Day March 31 because talks have broken down between the MLB and the players association, there is some good news for baseball fans. There will be baseball in Ohio in the early spring. Gov. Mike DeWine is a longtime… Read More

Clinic participants and volunteers gather for a group picture following the Copperheads hitting and pitching clinic on June 27, 2021 at the Athens sandlot fields.

Southern Ohio Copperheads Give Back To Community Through Youth Clinics

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Southern Ohio Copperheads are still involved in the community even though the COVID-19 pandemic canceled their season for a second-straight year. The Copperheads are holding pitching & hitting clinics throughout Athens County for youth baseball and softball players of all ages and skill levels.  The organization already held three clinics in… Read More