The Daily Eastern News

Eastern baseball team defeats Eagles on Friday

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 21, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Eastern baseball team closed out its three-game road conference series against Morehead State with a 5-4 win Friday. Eastern (19-21, 10-11) scored three runs late in the game to take the victory in the third and final game of the series, after losing a doubleheader Thursday to Morehead State (26-15, 11-7). The Panthers have grow...

Eastern drops doubleheader to Eagles

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

April 18, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

In what has been the trend for the Eastern baseball team this season, the offense was able to put up big numbers, while the pitching also gave up big numbers to the opponent. Eastern lost both games of a road doubleheader to conference-foe Morehead State Thursday, losing the first game 11-8 and the s...

Eastern beats Chicago State 6-3 at home

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Despite a sluggish pace in its game Tuesday, the Eastern baseball team earned its second straight victory with a 6-3 victory over Chicago State. The game was the fifth and final game of a home stand for Eastern, before it goes on the road this weekend for a conference series. Despite putting six runs on the board, Eastern had a somewhat slow day at the plate, as did Chica...

Baseball finishes home stand Tuesday

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Stringing wins together has been an issue for Eastern’s baseball team, but Jason Anderson said the team needs to start being more consistent for the remainder of the season. Eastern’s head coach said the team has the opportunities to be more consistent, and now it is a matter of doing so. “We need t...

Eastern goes 1-2 against Eastern Kentucky

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 14, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Head coach Jason Anderson has been critical of his team’s ability to hit with runners in scoring in position this season, but his team stepped up with some clutch hitting Saturday. The Eastern baseball team’s head coach was able to watch his team score two runs in the ninth inning to close out a three-ga...

Eastern hosting Colonels for 3 games

Eastern hosting Colonels for 3 games

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Baseball Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Eastern baseball team looks to spell a recent cold streak in an OVC matchup Friday with Eastern Kentucky at 2 p.m. for the start of a three-game series. The Panthers (16-17, 8-7 OVC) have hovered around the .500 mark for a couple weeks now, but they fell below that mark after dropping both game...

Eastern loses 9-8 to Salukis

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

It was a mistake that Eastern’s baseball team got back in to Tuesday’s game. It was a mistake that let Southern Illinois take the lead in the top of the ninth inning. A near miracle from Jimmy Govern almost ended what was otherwise a wild and sloppy game in Eastern’s favor. And yet, in a g...

Eastern goes 1-2 against Belmont

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 7, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Foster Anshutz was perfect going into the weekend series against the Belmont Bruins with a 5-0 record as a starter in Eastern’s rotation, but Belmont ruined that with a 5-1 win over Eastern Saturday. Anshutz gave up four earned runs in his 6.2 innings on seven hits during the final game of the serie...

Eastern clobbers Illinois College 11-1

Eastern clobbers Illinois College 11-1

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Baseball Reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Eastern baseball team bounced back in a big way yesterday with a run-rule victory over Illinois College, 11-1. The Panthers sent freshman Jesse Wainscott to the hill to start the game, and he did his part, going five innings, surrendering just one earned run and five hits in the process. Wainscot...

Eastern falls to Redbirds 3-0

Eastern falls to Redbirds 3-0

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The offense Eastern’s baseball team employed this season improved the Panthers’ run-scoring potential greatly, as the team averaged 6.66 runs per game coming into Tuesday’s matchup with Illinois State. The 28th game of the season ended in the worst offensive performance by Eastern’s baseball team in...

Panthers top Redhawks 9-6 in series finale

Panthers top Redhawks 9-6 in series finale

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Eastern’s baseball team had to wait until Monday for the last two games of its series with Southeast Missouri, but the Panthers finished the series with two wins. The Panthers (14-13, 7-5) bounced back after losing the first game of the series Sunday and took the series from the Redhawks (14-14, 4-8)....

Eastern baseball loses in extra innings in OVC home opener

Eastern baseball loses in extra innings in OVC home opener

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Baseball Reporter

March 31, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Panthers fell to Southeast Missouri 10-9 in the 10th inning during Eastern’s OVC home opener Sunday. Sophomore Tyler Wilber hit the go-ahead home run for the Redhawks (14-12, 4-6 OVC) in the top of the 10th inning off Eastern junior Alex Spahman, his only earned run allowed over three innings of w...

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