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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Baseball: Advanced stats and what they tell us about Northwestern’s season

May 27, 2014

Traditional baseball statistics like batting average and ERA have survived more than a century for a reason: They’re intuitive and instructive in evaluating players. But in recent years, statisticians...

 Reed Mason throws a pitch against Illinois. The sophomore capped his second campaign with seven solid innings Friday against Ohio State, allowing just two runs to help Northwestern take two of three games from the Buckeyes.

Baseball: Wildcats end season pridefully, taking two of three from Buckeyes

May 18, 2014

Despite having nothing left to play for in the standings, the Wildcats made themselves proud this weekend. Northwestern (19-33, 7-16 Big Ten) took two of three games at Ohio State (30-26, 10-14) to...

Joe Hoscheit crosses home plate. The outfielder had a 2-run home run against UIC and pitched two shutout innings.

Baseball: Wildcats follow slow start with hot bats in 8-4 win

May 7, 2014

Illinois-Chicago has the flashy facilities, with newly built $10 million Curtis Granderson Stadium, but Northwestern was the flashier team in Wednesday’s meeting in Chicago. After falling behind early,...

Junior second baseman Scott Heelan grabs a pop-up to end the sixth inning. Heelan was the Cats’ offensive star of the weekend — racking up six hits in three games but couldn’t quite reach Michigan’s game-winning hit on Sunday.

Baseball: Wildcats drop two of three to Michigan, continue difficult season

May 4, 2014

A rough season isn’t getting any better for Northwestern. The Wildcats (13-31, 5-15 Big Ten) dropped two of three to Michigan (22-25-1, 11-10) over the weekend at Rocky Miller Park, winning the first...

After being inserted into the lineup Tuesday, Luke Dauch made the most of his spot. The junior had four hits and knocked in 2 runs in a 12-5 win.

Baseball: Northwestern snaps losing streak in blowout win over Valparaiso

April 8, 2014

Northwestern players didn’t care if the opponent was an overmatched team from a smaller conference — they were just happy to win. The Wildcats (5-22) scored 12 runs in the first five innings Tuesday...

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