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 »

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 »

Alumnus Appears in Blockbuster Film

Alumnus Appears in Blockbuster Film

Jon Perez, Sports Editor
May 1, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Featured A&E

Not since the days of Field of Dreams and For the Love of the game have baseball enthusiasts had a story that they could watch and feel a sense of fulfillment and accomplishment. These same enthusiasts feel their sense of entitlement when Billy Chapel completes his no-hitter or when Ray Kinsella plays... Read more »

Columbia keeps Johnnies at bay

April 10, 2013
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Matthew Wolfson Assistant Sports Editor The St. John’s men’s baseball team has hit a rough patch, losing to Columbia yesterday 5-3, turning a couple of bad games into a losing streak. The Columbia pitching shut down the Red Storm batters, letting up zero earned runs between the six hurlers.... Read more »

Confessions of a frustrated Sox fan

Mike Cunniff, Editor-in-Chief
April 18, 2012
Filed under Off campus, Opinion, Sports

As a sports fan, I usually love the month of April.Between the NHL and NBA playoffs starting, the NFL schedule being released and baseball season starting, it’s a unique crossroads of the major sports. But this April is a little different. See, I’m from Massachusetts. We’re accustomed to... Read more »