The Daily Northwestern

Fishbain: Baseball’s ninth-inning nonsense: Putting relievers to rest

Kevin Fishbain

May 10, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Sports

On Sunday, the Chicago White Sox were leading the Toronto Blue Jays, 7-5, heading into the ninth inning. You are White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen: Whom do you put on the mound to give the Sox a chance to avoid losing three out of...

Levin: Trials in the past, NU is hitting stride

Robbie Levin

May 9, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Sports

If Northwestern's season were a dance, it would be the cha-cha.It's no secret the Wildcats started off their campaign on the wrong foot after getting outscored 58-9 in their opening weekend. Without hesitation, NU took one step ...

Sidebar: Stevens’ believe it or not-Jokisch the real deal

Christine Todd

May 9, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Sports

As coach Paul Stevens likes to say, "Seeing is believing."You have to see Eric Jokisch in action to believe in what has major league talent evaluators, and Stevens, so excited.If you watched Jokisch in NU's 11-4 win over Indiana...

Baseball: Standings shuffle? Cats falter, still in 1st

Jonah L. Rosenblum

May 9, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Northwestern was a couple of big hits away from sweeping Indiana this weekend and taking sole possession of first place in the Big Ten. As coach Paul Stevens likes to say, the Wildcats were "one swing of the bat away" from wi...

Baseball: Sophomore Rowan relishes new role as leftfielder for Cats

Christine Todd

May 5, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Last weekend at Illinois, sophomore Geoff Rowan slammed face first into the left field wall and fell to the ground. Senior catcher Chad Noble instantly thought of Jake Goebbert, who suffered a season-ending kidney laceration after pum...

Baseball: Stevens and Co. play small ball, take down Maroons

Jonah L. Rosenblum

May 4, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Northwestern has developed a taste for the comeback. After rallying from a two-run deficit against Illinois and a 7-2 deficit against Valparaiso, the Wildcats came back from a four-run hole Wednesday to defeat the University of...

Baseball: Snieder’s slam, save lead Northwestern to comeback victory over Valparaiso

Christine Todd

May 3, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Coach Paul Stevens has said time and again that he recruited sophomore Paul Snieder to hit in clutch situations and to close ballgames. Tuesday against Valparaiso at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary, Ind., "Sniedley" showed Stevens h...

Baseball: Northwestern takes two of three from rival Illinois

Jimmy Carlton

May 2, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Sports

When asked how to describe freshman Arby Fields' play against Illinois last weekend in one word, coach Paul Stevens opted for a lot more."Magical," Stevens said. "I don't even know how to describe him. He was just on fire. He ...

Baseball: Wildcats look to persevere, hold on to conference lead against Illinois

Jimmy Carlton

April 28, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Sports

In his 23rd season as Northwestern's coach, Paul Stevens knows the physical and mental grind of a baseball season. This week in particular he sees his players are worn out, hears the mutterings about midterms and grumblings ab...

Baseball: Living the high life-Havey hurls six perfect innings at Miller Park

Jimmy Carlton

April 27, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Sports

After watching their team lose 6-5 to the visiting Pittsburg Pirates on Wednesday afternoon, Milwaukee Brewers fans probably didn't feel they had gotten great value out of their tickets. Those that stuck around Miller Park fo...

Northwestern heads to Miller Park for mid-week clash with Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Jimmy Carlton

April 26, 2010

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Milwaukee Brewers usually feast on the Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park, and Monday was no different-the Brewers scored 17 runs against the Pirates. Northwestern is hoping some of that offense remains in the stadium for it...