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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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