Baseball Preview: Johnnies picked to repeat as Big East Champions

Baseball Preview: Johnnies picked to repeat as Big East Champions

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
February 3, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

St. John’s enjoyed another landmark season in baseball last season, and they look to do it again in 2016, even after losing several key players from last year’s Big East title. The Red Storm (41-16 last season) dominated preseason honors as they get set for the NCAA baseball season. Edging out Creighto... Read more »

Tommy John in the pro game and college game

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor
April 29, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

There are three words that no pitcher at any level of baseball wants to hear: Tommy John surgery. Over the last decade, the surgery on a pitcher’s torn ulnar collateral ligament has become an epidemic throughout the baseball world. According to MLB Network’s injury expert Will Carroll, there has... Read more »

St. John’s Wins Big East Series Against Villanova

April 29, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

St. John’s continued their roll through the Big East against Villanova and improved to 8-3 in the conference, maintaining their tie with Creighton for first place. The Red Storm won the first two games of the weekend’s series before the Wildcats held off a ninth inning comeback to stave off the sweep. As... Read more »

Sidearmer Hackimer has been lights out for the Johnnies

Sidearmer Hackimer has been lights out for the Johnnies

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
April 29, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

St. John’s baseball follows a simple formula: score plenty of runs and bring in the bullpen to lock down the win. They have the first part working almost every game, as they average 5.34 runs per game. They also have one of the most reliable bullpens in the country led by Thomas Hackimer. Hackimer... Read more »

St. John’s splits with Creighton, remain tied atop Big East

St. John’s splits with Creighton, remain tied atop Big East

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
April 21, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

St. John’s needed a shutdown start after falling behind 1-0 in the biggest series of the season, as well as the biggest game of the season, on the road against Creighton on Saturday. Ryan McCormick provided that shutdown and more. McCormick pitched 7.1 innings and allowed just one unearned run,... Read more »

St. John’s takes down Princeton, 9-1

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
April 16, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

St. John’s used a six-run rally in the fourth inning to take out Princeton 9-1 Wednesday, ahead of a huge conference series against Creighton. The Red Storm (20-12) jumped ahead 3-1 in the bottom of the second inning via a fielder’s choice by Troy Dixon and a two-out two-run single by Alex Caruso. “We... Read more »

Baseball wins series over Pirates, takes control of Big East

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
April 15, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Sports

St. John’s baseball was favored in the preseason to win the Big East, and they took a positive step in the biggest series of the year to date. The Red Storm (18-12, 5-1) and Seton Hall (17-12, 4-2) came into last weekend’s conference matchup tied for first in the Big East, and the Johnnie... Read more »

Junior college transfer Stashak emerges for St. John’s

Brandon Mauk, Assistant Sports Editor
March 11, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Featured Athlete, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Features, Sports

St. John’s baseball has gotten off to a slow start to the 2015 season, as they sit at 5-7 after playing against tough competition. Thankfully, their long road trip will come to a close this week and they will return to the New York area for the next month. Still favored to win the Big East, the... Read more »

Joe Panik Becomes Fourth St. John’s Alum to play in World Series

Brandon Mauk, Staff Writer
October 29, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The San Francisco Giants made it to their third World Series since 2010, and they owe it partially to a St. John’s University alumni. Rookie Joe Panik broke through with the Giants this past June, becoming their savior. He’s the fourth former St. John’s player to play in a World Series. "This... Read more »

“Thank You Derek” Derek Jeter Retires

Stephen Zitolo, Sports Editor
October 1, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

There hasn’t been a day in my life that Derek Jeter hasn’t been a New York Yankee. Being a true class act and having the uncanny ability to come through in the clutch have defined Jeter’s career.   Everyone in attendance (myself included), watching on TV, and playing in the pinstripes... Read more »

St. John’s father & son together on the ball field

Michael Trivigno, Staff Writer
May 15, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

There have been many father and son combinations when it comes to the world of sports.  Whether it’s a coach to player relationship, or fathers watching their sons follow in their footsteps, this type of bond in sports is very rare.  Fathers are life coaches to their children, but when their profession... Read more »

Home sweet home, Johnnies improve to 14-1 at Kaiser

Brandon Mauk, Staff Writer
April 17, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Jack Kaiser Stadium has provided an excellent home-field advantage for the St. John’s baseball team as they improved to 14-1 at home following a huge conference series sweep against Butler. The Red Storm (20-13, 4-2) held the Bulldogs (14-20, 2-4) to just nine runs over the three games this past weekend,... Read more »