On Friday, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team hosted the Bates Bobcats and the Puget Sound Loggers in a split doubleheader. Trey Smith (CMC) delivered a two-run homer to left center in the bottom of the first inning against Bates and the Stags took advantage of a number of free passes from the Bobcats to earn a 9-1 victory in the first-half of the twin-bill. CMS dropped the nightcap of their doubleheader against the University of Puget Sound 13-3 in an eight-inning shortened due to darkness. The loss snaps the Stags’ seven-game winning streak.
The Stags trailed the visiting Castleton Spartans 3-2 heading to the bottom of the ninth. CMS scored a pair of runs in the frame to earn a thrilling, 4-3 comeback victory. Kevin Nakahara (HMC) pulled a ball through the right side to tie the game and moments later a wild pitch scored pinch runner Deji Andrew (HMC) from third to give CMS the victory. Chase Eller (CMC) went 3-4 at the dish and scored a run to lead the offensive effort for the Stags. CJ Novogradac (CMC), Sean Emery (CMC), and Nakahara each drove home runs for the Stags in the win.
fter topping the Caltech Beavers 11-5 on Friday afternoon, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team claimed a pair of victories on Saturday to sweep the season opening three-game SCIAC series against Caltech. The Stags took the first game on Saturday by a narrow 4-3 margin before notching a convincing 12-3 win in the nightcap.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team opened the SCIAC Season with an 11-5 victory over the Caltech Beavers on Friday afternoon. Caltech took a 2-0 lead heading into the bottom of the third, but CMS scored the next nine runs to take a 9-2 advantage. Things got a little dicey as the Beavers scored three times in the top of the seventh, but the Stags held on and escaped further damage.
Brandon Mitchell (CMC) knocked an RBI ground rule double to score Patrick Gavin (CMC) in the bottom of the tenth inning to give Claremont-Mudd-Scripps a 9-8 walk-off win over Texas-Dallas on Sunday morning. The Stags held an 8-1 lead midway through the game, but the Comets scored seven runs across the seventh and eighth innings to force extra innings.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team continued their weekend trip to Arizona with an offensive onslaught against the Sul Ross St. Lobos on Saturday night. The Stags scored 10 runs in the third inning and cruised to an 18-6 victory. Chase Eller (CMC) and Henri Levenson (CMC) highlighted the offensive effort for the Stags, combining for nine RBI.
The Redlands Bulldogs scored nine times in the bottom of the third and while the Stags battled throughout the game, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team was unable to comeback and Redlands held on for the 14-9 victory. Patrick Gavin (CMC) got CMS on the board in the top of the second with a two-run homer to left center for his second career home run in just five games.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team wrapped up their opening weekend with a Sunday matinee against the Whitman Blues on Arce Field. The Blues scored in six different innings en route to a 19-6 victory. The Stags were held scoreless until the sixth inning when they plated four runs, but a six-run inning from the Blues in the eighth put the game away.
With plenty of offense behind them, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team earned their first victories of the season on Saturday. In a twin bill with Lewis & Clark College, the Stags came away with a win in game one, 14-8, and game two, 6-4. Chase Eller (CMC) had a big day at the plate and contributed big hits in both wins. Eller ended his day at the plate with five RBIs, four hits, two doubles and a home run.
Patrick Gavin (CMC) stepped to the plate in the bottom of the second for his first collegiate at bat and drilled the second pitch he saw over the left field fence for his first career home run. CJ Novogradac (CMC) added a solo homer in the sixth inning, but the power from Gavin and Novogradac was unable to lift the Stags over the Willamette Bearcats as CMS fell in their season opener 4-3 on Friday afternoon.
In just over a week the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team will dust of the uniforms and begin the 2018 season. The Stags open the season with a busy weekend against the Northwest Conference. CMS hosts Willamette on Friday, Feb. 2 at 2:30 p.m. before welcoming Lewis & Clark (doubleheader) on Saturday and Whitman on Sunday.
During the 2016-17 academic year, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps athletic department won 14 hard-fought regular season championships in the Southern Californian Intercollegiate and its athletes were honored with many outstanding awards.
After a thrilling 5-4 victory over No. 16 Cal Lutheran on Friday, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team tried to play spoiler in Saturday’s road doubleheader against the Kingsmen, but ended up falling in both games 5-0 and 5-2, respectively.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team could not have asked for a better ending to its final home game of the regular season. Junior Chase Eller (CMC) smacked a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning to put the Stags (15-19, 9-12) past Cal Lutheran 5-4.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team scored 30 runs in Saturday’s double header split with Whittier College. In the slugfest marathon that was the first game of the day, the Poets prevailed with the 14-11 victory over the Stags. CMS threw senior Sam Baughman (CMC) in the final game of the series for the Stags to earn the 19-3 victory.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team had a bittersweet series this past weekend against Chapman University as the Stags (13-18, 7-11) took the opener in thrilling fashion before dropping both doubleheaders on the road to the Panthers (21-10, 12-6).
The Sixth Street Rivalry had plenty of excitement and eye-opening plays throughout the series from both sides, but the series did not go in the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team's favor as Pomona-Pitzer swept all three games: 9-8, 8-3, 7-5.
Despite the rough start to the weekend series against the University of Redlands, dropping the first two games 12-0 and 4-1, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team managed to string an incredible 12-run comeback in the final game of the series against the Bulldogs to win 18-15.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps is joining NCAA Division III programs nationwide to celebrate the impact of athletics and student-athletes on college campuses. From April 3-9, CMS will be sharing videos that document just a few of the hundreds of stories about why our student-athletes play DIII.
The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team (11-10, 5-4) lost two games out of three in its series against Occidental College (16-8, 9-3), dropping the road game on Friday before splitting the doubleheader at home on Saturday.
After a tough 5-0 loss against Willamette University (15-7, 9-3) on Friday night, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps baseball team (8-8, 4-2) ended its drought on Saturday afternoon with a 7-5 victory over Berry College (12-10, 3-3).