The Daily Eastern News

Like Rivera, Starcevich excels at closer

Adam Shay, Baseball Reporter

April 5, 2018

Future Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera is revered as the greatest closer in MLB history, compiling 652 saves, and is even more so an inspiration to pitchers of this generation. One of those aspiring pitchers that has seen Rivera as a role model is Eastern’s senior closer Michael Starcevich. By studying...

Panthers look for Southern hospitality in Alabama

Junior Michael McCormick delivers a pitch Saturday, March 4 at Tointon Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kan. McCormick (0-1, 5.14) starts the middle game of the weekend series for the Panthers.

Maher Kawash, Baseball Reporter

March 9, 2017

The Eastern baseball team has struggled to begin the season, but the strength of schedule is a big reason why. The Panthers open a three-game series Friday at 6 p.m. at Samford. It will be the first of seven straight games in the state of Alabama for Eastern, and it will be on the pitching staff...

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