Cucinotta hits a pair of homers to pace La Salle past Saint Joseph's

April 20, 2019

Jack Cucinotta hit a pair of homers and drove in four runs to lead La Salle to a much needed 7-1 conference win over Saint Joseph’s on Friday at Smithson Field. Cucinotta hit his first blast in the opening frame, giving the Explorers a 2-0 advantage. Tommy Toal collected a pair of hits in the win and Peyton Sorrels finished with a hit and an RBI. For the Hawks, James…

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Saint Joseph's offense explodes for 20 runs in win over La Salle; Villanova beats Saint John's

April 19, 2019

Saint Joseph’s fell behind early but roared back to down La Salle in the first game of a crucial three-game set on Thursday at Smithson Field, 20-7. The Hawks scored in every inning but two and scored five runs in an inning twice. Brendan Hueth and James McConnon each had big days at the plate, both finishing 3-for-5 with Hueth driving in a run and McConnon pushing home a pair….

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Phillies head west to visit Rockies for four-game set

April 18, 2019

The Phillies head out west for the first time this season and open a set with the Rockies tonight in Colorado. Jake Arrieta pieced together a stellar outing on Wednesday, pitching into the ninth inning in the Phillies 3-2 victory over the Mets at Citizens Bank Park. With Aaron Nola struggling and the back end of the rotation still a question mark, Arrieta has been clutch for the Phils. “It…

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Sorrels and Faso carry La Salle past Penn in Big 5 contest

April 17, 2019

Sean Phelan collected four hits on the day, including a two-run homer in the eighth, but La Salle was able to fend off the Penn offense in a 7-6 win on Tuesday afternoon at Hank DeVincent Field. The Quakers, who entered the contest with the second most potent offense in D-I, jumped ahead with two runs in the opening frame but the Explorers quickly answered back with three runs of…

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Haverford's Livingston and Neumann's Yenchik earn weekly D-III honors from the Philadelphia Baseball Review

April 17, 2019

The Philadelphia Baseball Review released its Division-III College Player of the Week awards on Tuesday for the period ending April 14. Neumann senior first baseman Curt Yenchik was named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Hitter of the Week, while Haverford junior right-hander Dylan Livingston has been named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Pitcher of the Week. Yenchik hit .500 (8-for-16) over the week with 10 RBIs, seven runs scored, and four home…

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Phillies put up historic showing in opening frame, beat up on Mets

April 17, 2019

The Phillies offense, buoyed by a scrching hot Scott Kingery and his three-run blast, put up a ten-spot in the first innings on Tuesday night en route to a 14-3 win over the Mets at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies sent 14 hitters to the plate and collected six extra-base hits in the opening frame, including two home runs. Kingery drove in five wins in the winning effort. He finished…

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It's official: Philadelphia to host the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in 2026

April 16, 2019

It didn’t come as a surprise as it’s been years already in the making, but it became official on Tuesday. Philadelphia will play host to Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game in 2026 as part of the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The announcement came as MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred, Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf, and Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney had Independence Hall as a backdrop. Other…

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Uzzell and Mervis earn D-II Player of the Week honors from the Philadelphia Baseball Review

April 15, 2019

The Philadelphia Baseball Review released its Division-II College Player of the Week awards on Monday for the period ending April 14. Chestnut Hill junior first infielder Ameir Uzzell was named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Hitter of the Week, while West Chester junior right-hander David Mervis has been named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Pitcher of the Week. Uzzell finished the week 16-for-26 (.615) with 10 runs scored, 11 RBIs, and seven…

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Phillies set to entertain Mets at Citizens Bank Park

April 15, 2019

Aaron Nola will be on the mound tonight as the Phillies welcome the New York Mets to Philadelphia to open a three-game set at Citizens Bank Park. It’ll be the fourth start of the season for Nola who finished third in the NL Cy Young Award voting a year ago. Thus far though, he’s not looked like the same pitcher he was a year ago. It’s not been a velocity…

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La Salle's Sorrels and Penn's Scafidi earn weekly D-I honors from the Philadelphia Baseball Review

April 15, 2019

The Philadelphia Baseball Review released its Division-I College Player of the Week awards on Monday for the period ending April 14. La Salle senior second baseman Peyton Sorrels was named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Hitter of the Week, while Penn junior right-hander Christian Scafidi has been named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Pitcher of the Week. Sorrels finished the week 8-for-16 (.500) with four runs scored, a pair of doubles, a…

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