Archive

You are viewing the "Ohio Baseball" Archives

Senior Infielder Colin Kasperbauer (2) celebrates with his teammates in the dugout after scoring a run in the 4th inning of Ohio's game against Western Michigan on May 21.

Ohio Baseball picks up a senior day victory for its fourth win in five games

By:
Posted on:

It was senior day at Bob Wren as the Bobcats (29-22)  looked to honor their seniors while working up momentum for the MAC tournament as they played host to the Western Michigan Broncos (18-36). Ohio would not have momentum early however. The Broncos scored two quick runs in the first inning and loaded the bases… Read More

Ohio's Eamon Horwedel throws a pitch in game one of Ohio's doubleheader against Western Michigan

Ohio and Western Michigan split doubleheader

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Early thunderstorms gave way to an avalanche of runs in both games on Friday at Bob Wren Stadium. The Bobcats clinched a spot in the MAC tournament because of Miami’s loss to Ball State Thursday night and appeared to have a little bit of a hangover from it in game one…. Read More

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

By:
Posted on:

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

By:
Posted on:

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 Will Sturek (26) gives a high-five to Nick Dolan (1) after Sturek scores a run in the seventh inning of OU's game against Toledo on April 10, 2022.

Ohio Baseball splits Sunday doubleheader with Toledo

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Each game and each series becomes more crucial as the conference season rolls along for Ohio. Ohio entered Sunday’s twin bill with Toledo looking to secure its first series win in three weekends. The Bobcats (13-14, 7-9 MAC) were unable to take the series but instead split it with the Rockets (15-16,… Read More

Ohio's Luke Borer (16) looks on from the mound in the ninth inning of the Bobcats' game against Toledo on April 9, 2022.

Ohio Baseball’s rally comes up short in loss to Toledo

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Bobcats are known to make late-game comebacks and they almost pulled another one off Saturday. Ohio trailed by as many as seven runs in its matchup with Toledo but went on the comeback trail.  It scored one run in the sixth, two in the seventh and another run in the… Read More

Ohio's Mason Minzey prepares to celebrate with his team as he approaches home plate following a walk-off homerun against Toledo on April 9, 2022.

Minzey’s walk-off homer leads Ohio Baseball past Toledo on Friday

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – It took extra innings on Friday as the Ohio Bobcats (12-12, 6-7 MAC) took down the Toledo Rockets (13-15, 7-9) in walk-off fashion to take the first game of the weekend series. Ohio ace Edward Kutt IV got the Friday start for the Bobcats. After getting roughed up in the first… Read More

Ohio's AJ Rausch (7) celebrates with his teammates following a go-ahead homerun in the eighth inning of the Bobcats' game against Kent State on March 20, 2022.

Ohio Baseball earns first series win over Kent State since 2017

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) —  The final game of Ohio’s series took place Sunday as it hosted Kent State.  The Bobcats (10-7, 4-2 MAC) earned their first series win over the Golden Flashes (6-9, 2-4 MAC) since 2017 by securing an 8-7 victory. Jack Liberatore got off to a rocky start in the game though as… 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

By:
Posted on:

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

Ohio's AJ Rausch is in his homerun trot following his homerun in the fourth inning against Kent State on March 18, 2022.

Ohio Baseball opens weekend with strong offensive showing against Kent State

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – The Ohio Bobcats baseball team (8-6, 2-1) defeated its MAC rival Kent State Golden Flashes (5-7, 1-2) at Bob Wren Stadium by a final score of 9-4 on Friday. Ohio ace Edward Kutt IV had a solid outing in this one as he gave up three earned runs and collected seven… Read More

Treyben Funderburg strikes the baseball during the baseball game between Ohio University and Marshall University in Athens, Ohio, on Wednesday, March 16, 2022. Ohio University went on to win 6-3. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

Ohio Baseball defeats Marshall behind late offensive surge

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Two things aren’t always nice early on in a baseball season: the weather and the hitting. Luckily the weather was a perfect 67 degrees with partly cloudy skies on Wednesday, which was perfect for some baseball.  The offense, however, wasn’t pretty for the Bobcats early in their matchup against Marshall as it… Read More

Joe Rock winds up before the start of an inning

Joe Rock’s Journey From Viking, To Bobcat, To The Colorado Rockies

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Former Ohio pitcher Joe Rock heard his name called 68th overall in this summer’s Major League Baseball Draft.  Rock is the highest-drafted left-handed pitcher in program history. Ohio head baseball coach Craig Moore knew Rock was going to be something special going back to his high school days.  Rock was the… Read More

Ohio Baseball's Joe Rock threw a no-hitter on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 against Morehead State. Ohio split the two games with the Eagles (Photo: Nick Viland/WOUB)

Joe Rock(ies): Colorado Selects Bobcat Ace Pitcher In MLB Draft

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — An Ohio University Baseball ace is going to play professionally. The Colorado Rockies drafted left-hander Joe Rock as the 68th overall draft pick in the Competitive Balance Round B of the MLB Draft.  Rock is the highest-drafted pitcher in Ohio history since Dave Tobik back in 1974. “Congrats to Joe Rock on… Read More

Ohio Baseball senior Treyben Funderburg swings at a pitch during the Bobcats' game against Bowling Green on March 21, 2021 at Bob Wren Stadium. (PHOTO: Nick Viland/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Bobcats Finish Home Schedule with Series Split against Ball State

By:
Posted on:

Athens and Bob Wren Stadium has been friendly to the Bobcats this season.  Ohio entered this past weekend with a 17-8 record at The Wren and wrapped up its 2021 home schedule with a four-game weekend series with Ball State. While Ohio’s chances of winning the MAC disappeared after a series loss at Akron, the Bobcats… Read More

The Ohio Bobcats baseball team competes against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Bob Wren Stadium on Friday, March 5, 2021, in Athens, OH. Ohio defeated Milwaukee 14-3. (Chris J. Day/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Stellar Pitching Leads Ohio Past Miami in Friday Doubleheader

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — With just 16 games remaining in the regular season, Ohio is looking to pick up any wins it can to keep pace with the top teams in the MAC.  Entering Friday, the Bobcats were fourth in the conference standings and sat seven games back of MAC leader, Central Michigan. Fresh off… Read More

Ohio Baseball's Joe Rock threw a no-hitter on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 against Morehead State. Ohio split the two games with the Eagles (Photo: Nick Viland/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Bobcats Come From Behind to Defeat EMU in Series Opener

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — It takes nine innings to win a baseball game.  It wasn’t the prettiest of starts for Ohio on Friday evening, but all that matters is the final score. Despite some ups and downs, Ohio (12-11) opened up a four-game set with Eastern Michigan (8-14) with a 6-3 victory. Ohio’s ace Joe… Read More

Sebastian Fabik stands in the batter's box vs Central Michigan

Ohio Baseball: Chippewas’ Bats Dominate Bobcats in Series Finale; Ohio and CMU Split Series

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Central Michigan is a perennial powerhouse in the Mid-American Conference and proved that point in Sunday’s series finale against Ohio. After scoring a dozen runs in the second half of the doubleheader on Saturday, Central Michigan (10-8, 2-2 MAC) put on another hitting clinic on Sunday with a 14-3 win over… Read More

Ohio's Treyben Funderburg swings at a pitch in the Bobcats' game against Bowling Green on March 21, 2021. (Photo: Nick Viland/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Bobcats Ousted in Doubleheader by Falcons’ Starting Pitching

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Bowling Green’s bullpen was able to have a day off on Sunday, when their starting pitchers were able to go all the way in both matchups on the day. Andrew Abrahamowicz and Rigo Ramos both went seven innings to secure two victories over the Ohio Bobcats. In game one, the Bowling… Read More

Ohio's Braxton Kelly (21) hurled four scoreless innings on Sunday, March 7 in Ohio's 3-2 win over Milwaukee. (Photo: Nick Viland/WOUB).

Ohio Baseball: Strong Pitching Leads Ohio to Series Sweep over Milwaukee

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Entering the weekend, it was almost two years since Ohio picked up a series sweep.  The last time the Bobcats swept a series was April 19-21, 2019, at Eastern Michigan, which was a three-game sweep.  After a blowout win on Friday and two wins in the doubleheader on Saturday, the Bobcats… Read More

Spencer Harbert watches his home run sail over the fence as the Ohio Bobcats baseball team competes against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Bob Wren Stadium on Friday, March 5, 2021, in Athens, OH. Ohio defeated Milwaukee 14-3. (Chris J. Day/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Bobcats Bring the Power in 14-3 Win over Milwaukee

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio Baseball (3-3) was flexing its offense against the Milwaukee Panthers (0-4) en route to a 14-3 victory. The Bobcats wasted no time as they jumped out 2-0 in the bottom of the first inning when Spencer Harbert hit the Bobcats’ first home run of the season. The bats became quiet… Read More

Ohio Baseball's Joe Rock threw a no-hitter on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 against Morehead State. Ohio split the two games with the Eagles (Photo: Nick Viland/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Rock Hurls No-Hitter as Bobcats split Doubleheader

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – For the first time in two years, the Bobcats were able to play at Bob Wren Stadium due to the COVID outbreak in March of 2020. In this home opener, the Bobcats faced Morehead State University in a doubleheader. The Bobcats went into the first game with excitement and to perform… Read More