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WSU baseball alum Joe Smith makes strides in MLB

Joe Smith is a relief pitcher for the Cleveland Indians who spent his college days playing for Wright State. In his 11 years of MLB service, he has compiled 44 wins and has kept his ERA under three runs per game in his career. A product of Amelia High School in Batavia, Ohio, Smith came […]

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WSU Baseball take two wins

The Wright State baseball team continued their good start to the season winning two of three games over the weekend. The Raiders had a double header Thursday, March 9. The Raiders took a victory 6-1 against the Ohio Bobcats. The winning pitcher for WSU was Ryan Weiss. Both Gabe Snyder and Brandon Giltrow had two […]

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WSU Baseball tops #10 Clemson

Wright State baseball started this season with a fantastic start, as they were able to defeat the tenth ranked Clemson Tigers twice in a three game series on the road. In the first game of the season the Raiders won 6-4 in a collective pitching night as five pitchers threw. The winning pitcher for WSU […]

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MLB end of year Awards

As the MLB season drew to an end and the Chicago Cubs won the World Series over the Cleveland Indians, the MLB passed out the end of season awards. The nominees for the for MVP, Cy Young, Manager of the Year and Rookie of the Year awards for the American and National League were put […]

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Cubs End longest World Series Drought

It’s a slow roller to third base. Kris Bryant fields it and throws to Rizzo at first. He got him at first! Cubs win! Cubs win! Cubs win! The Cubs have ended the longest streak in Major League Baseball history! This is one of the sounds you might have heard on Wednesday November 2nd after […]

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Big Bucks being spent on World Series Tickets

The crowd anxiously awaits the first pitch as peanut vendors walk up and down the aisles yelling, “Get you peanuts here!” Kids and adults alike are excited to witness history. The excitement has created such a buzz that the whole city is backing the home team. This atmosphere is one that hasn’t been at Wrigley […]

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Cleveland Still Believing after taking 2-0 Series Lead

Cleveland fans are still believing this is the year of Cleveland as the Indians have taken a 2-0 lead over the Blue Jays in the American League Championship Series. After ending the city’s 52 year agonizing drought with a NBA Finals win the city has been able to ride the momentum into the postseason of baseball. […]

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Dragons outfielder plays for the love of the game           

Dayton Dragons outfielder Zack Shields has a love and passion for the game of baseball that can be seen in his graceful speed on the base paths. “I picked up a baseball when I was four. That was my first love,” Shields said. “Once I picked it up I knew baseball was the sport I […]

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Raider Spotlight: John Brodner is an integral part of the team

Wright State’s deep batting order helped carry the Raiders to their second straight NCAA tournament, which made it fitting that the ninth and final batter in that order was the MVP of the Horizon League Tournament contested last weekend. Senior Raider third baseman John Brodner was initially noticed by then WSU assistant coach Greg Lovelady […]

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Greg Lovelady collected his 100th win as baseball won the Nuxhall Classic

Wright State head coach Greg Lovelady won his 100th career game and for the second consecutive year, the Raiders baseball team has emerged victorious, to claim the Nuxhall Classic title on Tuesday, April 13. “I didn’t know about it, my wife made me aware of it a couple days prior,” Lovelady said about his 100th […]

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