2019 Baseball News

  • Baseball Begins Ivy League Play Against Penn
    March 21, 2019
    The Harvard baseball team (8-4) continues its road trip, traveling to Penn (10-4) for the beginning of Ivy League play. The series begins with a doubleheader, Saturday at 11:30 a.m., followed by a noon game on Sunday. All three games of the series will be broadcast on ESPN+. 
  • Baseball Edges Rutgers, 7-6, in Last Test Before Conference Play
    March 20, 2019
    The Harvard baseball team (8-4) took down Rutgers (5-12), 7-6, Wednesday in Port Charlotte, Florida, in the team’s final non-conference game before Ivy League play begins Saturday on the road against Penn.
  • Baseball Downs Saint Joseph’s, 5-3
    March 17, 2019
    The Harvard baseball team (7-4) defeated Saint Joseph’s (5-10), 5-3, in a matinee matchup Sunday in Port Charlotte, Florida. 
  • Bigge’s Strong Pitching Performance Splits Series With Seton Hall
    March 16, 2019
    The Harvard baseball team (6-4) earned a win in its second game of its spring break trip, taking down Seton Hall (3-12), 6-2, Saturday afternoon in Port Charlotte, Florida. The second game of the team’s doubleheader against Saint Joseph’s was cancelled due to rain. 
  • Baseball's Three Home Runs Not Enough Against Seton Hall
    March 15, 2019
    The Harvard baseball team (5-4) dropped its first game of the team’s spring break trip, falling to Seton Hall (3-11), 7-4, Friday afternoon in Port Charlotte, Florida. 
  • Baseball Readies for Four-Game Road Trip To Florida
    March 14, 2019
    The Harvard baseball team (5-3) travels to Port Charlotte, Florida, for four games as part of the Snowbird Classic, beginning on Friday, March 15 against Seton Hall (2-9) at 1:30 p.m. The weekend continues with a Saturday doubleheader against Seton Hall at 10 a.m., followed by Saint Joseph’s (3-9) at 1:30 p.m. The weekend concludes on Sunday against Saint Joseph’s at 10 a.m.
  • McColl Named Ivy League Player of the Week For Second-Straight Week
    March 11, 2019
    Harvard baseball senior Patrick McColl has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week as announced by the conference today. This is McColl’s second-straight player of the week award.
  • Baseball’s Five-Game Win Streak Ends, Falling to Radford, 13-7
    March 10, 2019
    The Harvard baseball team (5-3) dropped its series finale against Radford (4-10), 13-7, Sunday at Carter Memorial Stadium. 
  • Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader Against Radford, Extends Win Streak to Five
    March 09, 2019
    The Harvard baseball team (5-2) took two games from Radford (3-10) in the teams doubleheader, Saturday, at Carter Memorial Stadium.
  • Skinner’s Two-Run Triple Leads Baseball to 7-6 Win Against Radford
    March 08, 2019
    The Harvard baseball team (3-2) downed Radford (3-8), 7-6, in the first game of the teams four-game series, Friday at Carter Memorial Stadium.
  • Baseball Continues Non-Conference Slate with Radford
    March 06, 2019
    The Harvard baseball team travels back down south to take on Radford in a four-game series, beginning Friday at 4 p.m. at Carter Memorial Stadium. Saturday will feature a doubleheader starting at 12 p.m., followed by the series finale on Sunday at 11 a.m. The series will not be broadcast. 
  • McColl Named Ivy League Player of the Week
    March 04, 2019
    Harvard baseball senior Patrick McColl has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week as announced by the conference today. This marks McColl’s first player of the week honor.
  • Suddleson’s Three-Run Home Run Leads Baseball to 6-1 Victory Against Wofford
    March 03, 2019
    The Harvard baseball team (2-2) split the four-game series against Wofford (6-5), earning a 6-1 victory in the team’s final game of the series Sunday.
  • Baseball Splits Doubleheader Against Wofford
    March 02, 2019
    The Harvard baseball team (1-2) split its Saturday doubleheader against Wofford (6-4), dropping the first game, 8-0, then following up with a 5-4 victory. The teams will close out the four-game series Sunday at the new time of 10 a.m. at Russell C. King Field. 
  • Despite Ninth Inning Rally, Baseball Drops Season Opener to Wofford, 6-5
    March 01, 2019
    The Harvard baseball team (0-1) fell in the team’s season opener to Wofford (5-3), 6-5, Friday night at Russell C. King Field. The team will look to bounce back with a doubleheader against Wofford Saturday with first pitch at 2 p.m.
  • Baseball Opens Season Friday With Four-Game Series At Wofford
    February 27, 2019
    The Harvard baseball team kicks off its season with a four-game road trip  against Wofford, beginning Friday at 5 p.m at Russell C. King Field. The series features a Saturday doubleheader commencing at 2 p.m., with the final matchup taking place Sunday at 1 p.m. All four games will be broadcast on the SoCon Digital Network. 
  • Baseball Returns from Dominican Republic Trip
    January 07, 2019
    The Harvard Baseball team traveled to the Dominican Republic over the winter break where the team played three games and performed multiple service acts on the island. 
  • Baseball Set For Five-Day Trip to the Dominican Republic
    December 20, 2018
    The Harvard Baseball team is set for a five-day trip to the Dominican Republic, arriving on Dec. 26 and returning on Dec. 30. The trip will include games against local teams and community service excursions around the island. 
  • Baseball Announces Spring 2019 Slate
    December 14, 2018
    The Harvard baseball team has announced the 2019 schedule, marking the 153rd season in program history. Harvard will host 13 games at O’Donnell Field, including four Ivy League series. 
  • Baseball’s Head Coach Bill Decker Named to New England Baseball Journal’s Most Influential List
    November 07, 2018
    The Joseph J. O'Donnell '67 Head Coach for Harvard Baseball, Bill Decker, has been named to New England Baseball Journal’s “Most Influential List” of its winter 2018 issue. 
  • Around The Yard: Ben Skinner
    September 26, 2018
    Al Gore spoke to a full house at Sanders Theater my freshman year, describing the dangers of global climate change. Yet, his speech laid out the path towards sustainability and renewable energy. Along with my desire to be a part of such a future, my fascination with math, technology, and the environment resulted in my choice to concentrate in Environmental Engineering with a secondary in Computer Science. Additionally, I have distinct passion for surfing that has come with an innate desire to protect the ocean.
  • Baseball’s Hunter Bigge Listed in’s College Top-150 Prospect List
    September 20, 2018
    Harvard baseball junior Hunter Bigge has been named to’s Top-150 Prospects List, earning the 143rd spot. He is the only Ivy League player to earn a spot on the list.
  • Two Crimson Players Earn Summer All-Star Game Nods
    September 17, 2018
    Among the Crimson players who played in summer leagues this season, rising junior Hunter Bigge and rising senior Patrick McColl have been named All-Stars in the Northwoods and the Valley Baseball Leagues. Additionally, rising sophomore Enzo Stefanoni posted strong numbers in the Hamptons League. 
  • ESPN+ Information for US and International Fans
    August 27, 2018
    In the spring, the Ivy League and ESPN agreed to a long-term relationship to showcase Ivy League events through a variety of ESPN platforms. This includes coverage for all 42 Harvard varsity programs on ESPN linear networks and ESPN+. 
  • Seven Crimson Competing at the Next Level
    August 27, 2018
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.– Seven former Harvard baseball players are playing at the next level. All seven players are pitchers, with two of the players having made appearances in the MLB this season. 
  • Decker Adds Brady Kirkpatrick to Coaching Staff
    July 17, 2018
    Bill Decker, The Joseph J. O’Donnell ’67 Head Coach for Harvard Baseball, has announced the addition of Brady Kirkpatrick to the coaching staff beginning with the 2018-19 season. Kirkpatrick will primarily work with the pitching staff and comes to Cambridge after a one year stint at Monmouth University, with prior coaching and recruiting experience at the University of Rochester and the University of San Diego.