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Western baseball’s offense explodes in Pittsburg

April 17, 2012 Comments

Kyle Inman

Missouri Western baseball put all of its offensive concerns to rest in a dominant four-game sweep of Pittsburg State at Pittsburg, Kan. over the weekend to improve to 27-11 on the season. Brandon Simmons improved his record to 8-2 on the season by only giving up four hits and zero earned runs in game one […]

Athlete of the Week — Grant Fink

April 17, 2012 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

Name: Grant Fink Sport: Baseball Year: Junior Position: Third Baseman Stats this week: Hits — 13; RBIs — 11; Doubles — 5; HRs — 4; Fink helped the Griffons go 6-0 this week with a sweep over Emporia State and Pittsburg State. The junior nailed four homers and secured 11 RBIs as the Griffons moved […]

Baseball splits four at Northwest

April 11, 2012 Comments

Kyle Inman

Western baseball won the first game and lost the second on both days in consecutive doubleheaders over the weekend to split a four-game series against Northwest Missouri in Maryville. “We seem to have a little trouble in game two of the double header typically,” Coach Buzz Verduzco said. “That’s been our deal for most of […]

Baseball sweeps No. 22 Emporia State

April 11, 2012 Comments

Kyle Inman

Western baseball swept a doubleheader on Tuesday at No. 22 Emporia State to improve its record to 23-11 overall and 16-8 in MIAA conference play. Nate Ramler started the scoring in the third inning of game one with a two run homerun that scored Spencer Shockley, who singled to left center earlier in the inning.  […]

Bell helps baseball improve to 3rd in conference

April 3, 2012 Comments

Thomas Huitt-Johnson

Coach Buzz Verduzco had a hunch in this past weekend’s matchup against Washburn. Hardly anybody agreed with him, however. With two outs and Bubba Dotson on second base, Verduzco decided to pinch hit Jared Bell, who hadn’t had a hit all season. It paid off. Bell’s walk off single to center field sent Dotson home […]

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