CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard baseball (14-6, 4-2 Ivy), the first-place team in the Ivy League, plays host to second-place Yale (10-14, 4-2 Ivy) for a three-game series, beginning with a doubleheader on Saturday, April 6, at 12:00 p.m., at O'Donnell Field. All three games of the series will be broadcast on ESPN+.
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- Harvard comes into the weekend after winning both of its Ivy League series against Penn and Princeton.
- The Crimson also defeated Northeastern, 4-3, Tuesday at Boston College in the Beanpot semifinals, advancing to the championship game against Massachusetts at Fenway Park on April 17.
- Junior Chad Minato enters the game riding a 13-game hit streak, most recently recording a crucial two-RBI single in the Beanpot semifinals.
- Fellow junior Kieran Shaw earned his ninth save of the season against Northeastern. The closer is 9-for-9 in save chances this season and continues to improve his program record for saves in a single season.
- Junior Hunter Bigge comes into his weekend start as the Co-Pitcher of the Week in the Ivy League after striking out 13 Princeton batters last weekend. Sophomore Buddy Hayward also enters the weekend having struck out 11 batters in his last start against Princeton.
The Crimson will end its home stretch by hosting Cornell in a three-game series, beginning with a doubleheader on April 13, at 11:30 a.m., at O'Donnell Field.