Huskies face uphill climb after loss to Florida

Huskies Magic has been strong for the UConn baseball team the past month. Saturday night in Gainesville, Fla., there simply wasn’t enough elixir remaining to take down No. 1 Florida. The Huskies were close. They chased Gators starter A.J. Puk, the possible No. 1 pick in next week’s MLB Draft, after five innings, rallied from […]

Huskies headed to Gator territory, but play Georgia Tech first

STORRS, Conn. – The Connecticut Huskies are headed to Gainesville, Fla., to open play in the 2016 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship. Here are the basics you need to know about the tournament bracket and field of 64 teams. The Huskies, an automatic qualifier after winning the American Athletic Conference championship on Sunday, received the […]

Huskies headed to American title game

UConn’s 11-game win streak ended Saturday in the semifinal round of the American Athletic Conference baseball championship but, given a second chance in the double elimination tournament, the Huskies bounced back with a 5-0 victory over Memphis to advance to the championship game. UConn, the No. 3 seed, will meet fifth-seeded Houston for the AAC’s […]

UConn baseball advances to AAC semifinals

  Tim Cate’s week began with the news he had been named Rookie Pitcher of the Year in the American Athletic Conference. But as UConn baseball coach Jim Penders said Thursday night, there are no more freshmen at this point of the season. Cate, a southpaw from Manchester, Conn., proved that with a veteran performance […]

Prediction: Royals over Pirates in World Series

Hey everyone! I’ve been busy with my work for Check out my college coverage at Today’ Just wanted to post my baseball playoff predictions before it was too late: AL WILD CARD Yankees over Astros NL WILD CARD Pirates over Cubs ALDS Royals over Yankees Rangers over Blue Jays NLDS Pirates over Cardinals Mets […]

Royals have pitching issues; NCAA building a better bracket

Two of my stories were posted earlier today on the network. If you are a college basketball fan, a student of bracketology, or just want a better understanding of what the NCAA men’s basketball committee did on Monday, may I suggest reading my article on tweaking and building a better bracket on Today’ And, in […]

Stars always shine bright at the MLB All-Star Game

After all the years and all the changes, the MLB All-Star Game remains the best exhibition game in any sport. And despite all the criticism over voting and lineups, and deciding the home field advantage in the World Series, the game remains a fan favorite. Watching on TV is great, but nothing beats being there […]

Moustakas: From demotion to All-Star in just months

When a major leaguer makes the All-Star Game for the first time, it’s always a special story. In the case of Mike Moustakas, it might be the most feel-good story of the 2015 All-Star Game on Tuesday. It’s a story about never giving up and it’s a story about the passage of time. Please take […]

How do the Royals replace Alex Gordon?

The Kansas City Royals, leaders in the AL Central just past the midway point of the season, must find a way to survive the loss of All-Star left fielder Alex Gordon,  who is expected to miss eight weeks with the groin injury he suffered Wednesday night.  Jarrod Dyson has provided a lift since Gordon went […]

Tigers need to be buyers to stay in AL Central race

Writing about baseball has always been easy and enjoyable for me. The game was my first love in the sports world. I’ve been lucky enough to write a lot of baseball during my sportwriting career without the grind of the 162-game schedule and the long hours of a baseball beat writer. Since joining the staff […]