Troy Dixon has molded into a valuable bat for St. John’s

Troy Dixon has molded into a valuable bat for St. John’s

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager Emeritus
April 27, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

St. John’s continues to have one of the best offenses in the northeast, and they owe it to the program’s ability to smoothly transition players into new roles as they get more experience. The Red Storm lost five different starting position players from last year’s Big East title, yet they remain... Read more »

Erratic offense dooms SJU

Erratic offense dooms SJU

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s baseball team (20-16- 1, 5-4) went 1-2 in a BIG EAST weekend series against Xavier University (16-26, 2-3). In game one, the Red Storm rallied for two runs in the eighth inning to register a 4-2 win. Xavier used six home runs to defeat St. John’s, 11-8, in game two. St. John’s... Read more »

Pitching, timely offense spark St. John’s on the road

Pitching, timely offense spark St. John’s on the road

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor
April 27, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s softball team picked up some much-needed momentum on the road over the weekend. The Red Storm (23-19) took two of three games on the road in Chicago against the conference-leading DePaul Blue Demons, improving their conference record to an even 7-7 on the year. The series began... Read more »

Johnnies pitching woes continue in second straight home loss

Johnnies pitching woes continue in second straight home loss

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Emeritus
April 20, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

St. John’s pitching woes continued, and their offense couldn’t score enough to bail them out. The Red Storm gave up a lead twice, and 10 stranded runners aborted their chances to return the favor, as they dropped Tuesday’s matchup 9-8 at Jack Kaiser Stadium. The Johnnies (19-14-1) walked s... Read more »

Johnnies downed by Princeton due to errors and pitching issues

Johnnies downed by Princeton due to errors and pitching issues

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager Emeritus
April 20, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

Considering how inexperienced their pitching is, it doesn’t help St. John’s to play poor defense. After committing eight errors in a series victory against Georgetown, the Red Storm committed five last Wednesday night as they took a 9-4 loss from Princeton at Jack Kaiser Stadium. St. John’s... Read more »

Baseball takes two against Villanova

Baseball takes two against Villanova

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s baseball team won its second straight series to open up Big East play, as the Red Storm won two of three on the road at Villanova over the weekend. The Red Storm (19-13-1) rebounded from a 7-2 series opening loss on Friday to take the next two games of the series, winning 6-1 on... Read more »

St. John’s downed by Columbia, seven game win streak snapped

St. John’s downed by Columbia, seven game win streak snapped

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
April 14, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

The St. John’s baseball team saw its seven-game winning streak snap with a 4-1 loss to Columbia University on Wednesday. Columbia used nine pitchers to allow one run on seven hits. Freshman Josh Shaw finished 2-for-4, while senior Ty Blankmeyer was 1-for-1 with a double, a walk and the lone run... Read more »

Baseball splits Big East opening series

Baseball splits Big East opening series

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager Emeritus
April 14, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Sports Scroll

It was not the perfect opening to conference play, but St. John’s still pulled it off in the end. The reigning Big East baseball champions shook off an opening loss with a pair of late rallies as they took two out of three this weekend against Georgetown in the first conference series of the season. After... Read more »

Baseball wins two, ties over weekend

Katherine Acquavella, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The St. John’s baseball team finished a weekend slate of games 2-1-1. March 9: St. John’s 16, Fairleigh Dickinson 1 Five players registered multi-RBI games as St. John’s earned the win over Fairleigh Dickinson, in a game that was shortened to eight innings due to darkness. Junior Gui ... Read more »

St. John’s drops series to CSU Bakersfield

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Manager
March 2, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

A tough weekend out in California dropped St. John’s baseball back under .500, as they lost two out of three to California State University, Bakersfield. The Red Storm offense and bullpen were up to the task, but the current growing pains in the starting rotation were too much to overcome. St. ... Read more »

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 »