September 19, 2012
UB Coaching Staff to Host Two Prospect Camps
The University at Buffalo baseball coaching staff will hold a pair of prospect camps for 2013, 2014, and 2015 graduates, as well as junior college athletes. The camps will be held Sept. 23 and Oct. 7 at the Northtown Center of Amherst off Millersport Highway.
August 11, 2012
Former Bull Steve Geltz Gets Call To The Majors
Former University at Buffalo baseball player and Ransomville, NY native Steve Geltz has been called up to the Anaheim Angels, the organization announced early Saturday morning.
August 2, 2012
Summer League Action Winds Down for Handful of Bulls
As the 2012 summer baseball league schedule comes to the close, 11 Buffalo baseball players will cap off positive stints in leagues all over the country. Matt Pollock, Jason Kanzler, and Alex Baldock made their respective league's All-Star Games, while others earned valuable experience over the past few months.
July 26, 2012
Alex Baldock and Matt Pollock Named to Academic All-MAC Team
Juniors Alex Baldock and Matt Pollock were named to the Mid-American Conference's Academic team Thursday, as voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions. The duo's honor mark the first time under head coach Ron Torgalski that the Bulls had multiple players make the list, which this season consisted of 21 players.
June 28, 2012
Cameron Copping Inks Free Agent Deal With Seattle Mariners
Fresh off a stellar season leading a much-improved Buffalo Bulls pitching staff, recent graduate Cameron Copping signed a minor league contract to play in the Seattle Mariners' farm system Thursday afternoon. The 6-foot-6-inch righty is the second Buffalo player to sign with a major league team this month, joining battery mate and Colorado Rockie Tom Murphy.
June 25, 2012
Pollock and Murphy Named to 2012 NCAA Mideast Region Teams
Postseason honors continue to roll in for the 2012 Buffalo baseball team. Just a week after Jason Kanzler earned the school's first ever Gold Glove award, the team placed two players on the 2012 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Mideast Region Teams. Junior outfielder Matt Pollock earned first team honors, while recent Colorado Rockies draftee Tom Murphy was named to the regional second team.
June 21, 2012
Jason Kanzler Earns Rawlings Gold Glove
Junior outfielder Jason Kanzler was named as one of just nine Division I players in the nation to earn a spot on the ABCA's Rawlings Gold Glove Award team for defensive excellence. Kanzler becomes the first Buffalo player and the second player among all Mid-American Conference schools to win the award since it's inception in 2007.
June 18, 2012
#10 Baseball Makes Splash in First MAC Tournament
The team needed all 52 games of the regular season, but the Buffalo Bulls baseball team made the Mid-American Conference’s postseason tournament for the first time ever in 2012, beating Bowling Green 8-5 on May 19 to earn the eighth and final spot in the double elimination tournament. Not satisfied with just getting there, the Bulls also upset #4 seed Ohio 6-5 and also sent home #5 seed Western Michigan 10-8 all within a 24-hour span.
June 5, 2012
Tom Murphy Drafted in the Third Round of MLB Draft
Capping off a career that saw him leave his name all over the Buffalo baseball record books, junior catcher Tom Murphy was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the third round of the 2012 Major League Baseball first-year player draft, 105 overall. He is the highest of the three players taken in the draft since the program's reinstatement, and in the program's history, he was the earliest drafted player since Peter Grimm went 56 overall in 1983.
May 27, 2012
Alex Baldock Named to MAC All Tournament Team
Fresh off a week in which he helped lead the Buffalo baseball team to a pair of wins in the Mid-American Conference tournament, junior Alex Baldock was named one of just ten players on the All Tournament team.
May 25, 2012
2012 Baseball Season Ends in MAC Semifinals; Murphy Sets HR Record
The Buffalo baseball team huddles up after every game, win or lose, but Friday evening there was a different feel to the meeting. The Bulls lost 8-3 to the number one seed Kent State in the Mid-American Conference tournament’s semifinal round to end its season, but so many boundaries were pushed by the 2012 team that not one single head was down.
May 24, 2012
Baldock's Heroics Lead UB to Walk-Off Win
Facing potential elimination in its first-ever appearance in the Mid-American Conference tournament, the Buffalo Bulls turned to its veterans Wednesday afternoon, walking off with a 6-5 win in the tenth inning on a double from junior Alex Baldock. The first baseman hit a two-out double to right center field to plate Matt Pollock to ensure the Bulls will play into Friday.
May 23, 2012
Bulls Hope to Make a Splash in MAC Tournament Debut
Under the bright lights of All Pro Freight Stadium Thursday night, a new chapter in Buffalo baseball will be written as the Bulls will play in its first-ever Mid-American Conference tournament game. After closing out the 2012 regular season with a win over Bowling Green to earn the eighth seed in the tournament, the team will face the number one overall seed Kent State. First pitch Wednesday will be at 7:30 pm.
May 23, 2012
UB Offense Stymied in MAC Tournament Opener
Facing the number one overall seed in the Mid-American Conference in its first ever trip to the postseason tournament, the Buffalo baseball team (18-35) knew the odds were stacked against them. Adding in the fact that it would face the conference's top starting pitcher and total offense, the Bulls were stifled in its tournament debut Wednesday evening, losing 9-0 to Kent State (38-17).
May 23, 2012
Listen to UB Baseball at the MAC Tournament
As the University at Buffalo baseball team takes the field for the first time at the Mid-American Conference Baseball Tournament on Wednesday, www.buffalobulls.com will have free live audio of all of the action.
May 22, 2012
Program-Record Four Bulls Earn Postseason Conference Honors
In a year full of firsts for the Buffalo baseball program, another impressive milestone was passed on Tuesday as a record four Bulls were honored with spots on the Mid-American Conference's All-MAC teams. Tom Murphy and Matt Pollock earned first-team honors, while Jason Kanzler and Cameron Copping made the second team.
May 20, 2012
Kanzler Earns Second Straight MAC East Player of the Week Honors
Jason Kanzler continues to be a terror at the plate in the month of May, racking up another nine hits (including five extra-base hits) in leading the Bulls to its first-ever appearance in the Mid-American Conference tournament. For his efforts over the team's five games last week, the junior earned his second straight Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the Week Honors.
May 19, 2012
At Last! Bulls Clinch MAC Tournament Berth in Season Finale
At long last, the Buffalo baseball team has made it. For the first time since joining the Mid-American Conference for baseball in 2000, the Bulls earned a trip to the conference tournament Saturday afternoon thanks to an 8-5 win over Bowling Green. The win, coupled with an Akron loss at Kent State, helped Buffalo clinch the eighth and final spot in the tournament, which starts May 23.
May 18, 2012
Playoff Hopes Take A Hit As Bulls Fall To Bowling Green
After scoring 14 runs in the series opener yesterday, the University at Buffalo baseball team managed just three runs, falling to Bowling Green on Friday afternoon, 6-3.
May 17, 2012
Copping's Career Day Helps Boost Playoff Hopes
In his last regular season start as a UB Bull, Cameron Copping made sure it would be memorable. The senior threw a complete game seven-hitter and was buoyed by 14 runs by the offense as Buffalo thrashed Bowling Green Thursday afternoon 14-0. The win eliminated the Falcons from postseason contention and kept Buffalo's slim hopes very much alive.
May 16, 2012
Bulls Close 2012 Regular Season With Much at Stake
While six of the eight seeds in the upcoming Mid-American Conference have been clinched already, the final two spots linger within range of the Buffalo baseball team. The Bulls close out the 2012 regular season with three games against East division rival Bowling Green on Thursday, with four teams vying for just two spots.
May 15, 2012
Bulls Split Non-Conference Finale With Bonnies
In its final non-conference series of the 2012 season, the Buffalo Bulls (16-33) split its Tuesday doubleheader with St. Bonaventure (21-24). Behind a complete-game win from Dan Ginader, the Bulls took game one 6-1, but control issues from the UB pitching staff gave the Bonnies an 11-4 win in game two.
May 14, 2012
Big Weekend Nets Kanzler MAC East Player of the Week Honor
After setting a program record for hits in a game and batting .733 over Buffalo's three-game series against Eastern Michigan, junior outfielder Jason Kanzler was named the Mid-American Conference's East Division Player of the Week. The honor was the first ever for the Penfield, NY native and it's the third time this season that a UB player earned a weekly MAC award.
May 13, 2012
Wild Play Robs Bulls of Sunday Victory
Despite a career day from sophomore starting pitcher Mike Burke, a two-out rally from Eastern Michigan (24-25, 14-10 MAC) coupled with a critical error allowed the Eagles to score four runs in the top of the ninth to steal the series victory from from the Bulls (15-32, 8-15 MAC), 4-3, on Sunday afternoon.
May 12, 2012
Bulls Lose Saturday Contest in Furious Finish
With both teams combining for eight runs over the final two innings of the game Saturday, the Eastern Michigan Eagles (23-25, 13-10 MAC) were able to hold off multiple comeback attempts by the Bulls (15-31, 8-14 MAC) and earned an 11-7 win.
May 11, 2012
Bulls Slug Their Way To 18-3 Victory
Led by a school-record 6-for-6 performance from junior Jason Kanzler, the University at Buffalo baseball team (15-30, 8-13 MAC) pounded out a season-high 28 hits en route to an 18-3 victory over Eastern Michigan (22-25, 12-10 MAC) on Friday afternoon at Amherst Audubon Field. Kanzler also tied a modern day program record with three stolen bases in the game.
May 6, 2012
Kanzler's Dazzling Day Leads UB to Series Win
Powered by Jason Kanzler's career-best five runs batted in, the Bulls (14-30, 7-13 MAC) continued its late season charge to the Mid-American Conference tournament Sunday with a 6-2 win over the Toledo Rockets (24-23, 13-8 MAC). It was the team's third series win over the past four conference weekends, and it keeps it in the running for the final spot in the looming May 23 tournament.
May 5, 2012
Offense Fizzles in Loss to Toledo
After a power surge led the team to a series-opening win on Friday, the Buffalo offense went quiet Saturday afternoon, losing 3-0 to the Toledo Rockets (24-22, 13-7 MAC). Jeff Thompson allowed two runs to take the tough loss, and Mike Burke led the team with two hits.
May 4, 2012
Trio of Home Runs Support Copping's Productive Day
From the first at bat of the game, the Buffalo baseball team was prepared. Despite a nearly 90-minute delay due to poor weather, the Bulls struck hard and fast against the Toledo Rockets, winning 5-1 Friday evening in the series opener.
May 2, 2012
Offense Stalls in Doubleheader Loss to Niagara
The Buffalo baseball team dropped both games of a mid-week doubleheader Wednesday to Big Four rival Niagara in a pair of seven-inning games, 4-3 and 5-1. Despite the games being played at Amherst Audubon Field, the Bulls were the away team for the games, which was due to the pair being a makeup of yesterday's postponed series in Niagara.
May 1, 2012
Scheduled Tuesday Doubleheader Moved to Wednesday at Home
Due to heavy rain overnight, the originally scheduled doubleheader Tuesday at Niagara against the Purple Eagles will now be held Wednesday at Amherst Audubon Field. The two teams will still play a pair of seven-inning games starting at 3 pm.
April 29, 2012
Pair of Defensive Miscues Give Miami Sunday Victory
For the third straight game this weekend, the Bulls ran out to a quick lead on Sunday, but two defensive errors led to four unearned runs and allowed the Miami (OH) Redhawks to come from behind and spoil the home team's attempt at a series sweep, winning 6-5.
April 28, 2012
Early Power Surge Leads Bulls to Win
Buoyed by four runs in the first three innings of the game, the Buffalo Bulls earned a series victory Saturday afternoon with a 4-2 win over the Miami (OH) Redhawks. Pitching to contact all afternoon, starter Jeff Thompson earned the win thanks to efficient pitching and a stellar defensive effort behind him.
April 27, 2012
UPDATE: Series Opener With Miami (OH) Pushed Back to 4 pm First Pitch
The Buffalo baseball team hopes to end the month of April on a positive note, hosting Mid-American Conference East division rival Miami (OH) this weekend. The Bulls (10-26, 3-11 MAC) have lost six straight games and need a strong weekend to remain in the hunt for a spot in the upcoming conference tournament.
April 27, 2012
Well-Rounded Effort Earns UB a Critical Win
The Bulls did a little bit of everything well Friday afternoon, beating Miami (OH) 9-3 at Amherst Audubon Field. Behind seven strong innings from starter Cameron Copping, and the highest run total in its 15 Mid-American Conference games, Buffalo never trailed and picked up a crucial East Division win.
April 22, 2012
Bobcats Cap Sweep with 4-1 Win
The Buffalo baseball team 10-26, 3-11 MAC) was held to its lowest hit total of the season Sunday afternoon, scraping only a lone run in a 4-1 loss to the Ohio Bobcats (22-17,11-4 MAC).
April 21, 2012
Bulls Drop 5-3 Decision at Ohio
The University at Buffalo baseball team dropped a 5-3 decision at Ohio on Saturday evening. The Bulls couldn’t overcome an early 5-0 deficit and dropped to 3-10 in Mid-American Conference play.
April 20, 2012
Bulls Drop Series Opener at Ohio
Despite a resurgence of power from Tom Murphy and a nearly 2-to-1 advantage in hits, the Bulls were unable to pull out a win Friday evening against the Ohio Bobcats, losing 6-4. Four players had a pair of hits for UB (10-24, 3-9 MAC), who owned an 11-6 advantage in hits, but a rare rough patch for starter Cameron Copping proved to be just enough for Ohio (20-17, 9-4 MAC).
April 18, 2012
Control Woes Doom Bulls in Loss to Canisius
The Buffalo baseball team capped its seven-game home stand Wednesday afternoon, losing to rival Canisius 14-4. For just the second time all season, the Bulls were unable to draw a single walk on offensive, while its pitching staff walked seven and allowed 16 hits.
April 17, 2012
Cameron Copping Named MAC East Pitcher of the Week
After cruising to his third straight dominant effort against a Mid-American Conference opponent, senior righthander Cameron Copping was named the conference's East Division Pitcher of the Week. The Temple City, CA native is the first Bulls to win a weekly conference award since May 9 of the 2011 season, and he is the first UB pitcher to win since March of 2010.
April 17, 2012
Bulls Overpowered in Doubleheader Sweep
Inconsistent pitching plagued the Buffalo baseball team Tuesday in its doubleheader against rival Niagara (15-18), leading to a pair of losses. The Bulls (10-22) had a number of solid individual performances, but could not overcome an eager opposition and dropped game one 9-6 and game two 12-5.
April 14, 2012
Bulls Clinch Series Over Akron With Walk-Off Win
After a season in which nearly half of its losses came on walk-off hits by the opposition, the Buffalo baseball team finally got one back.
April 13, 2012
Bulls Split Doubleheader with Akron in Wild Series Opener
It was a long day at the ballpark Friday afternoon, with the Buffalo Bulls (9-20, 2-8 MAC) scheduled to play two games against Mid-American Conference east division rival Akron (14-20, 7-4 MAC). While game one cruised to a quick finish and a 3-2 UB win, game two went 16 innings before Akron pulled out the 5-4 win. The Bulls tied game two up in the bottom of the ninth inning to force the record-setting bonus baseball.
April 10, 2012
Bulls Snap Losing Streak in Style, Beating Canisius 13-4
Needing to regain its swagger after a frustrating weekend on the road, the Buffalo baseball team came out with a purpose Tuesday afternoon and put together a complete effort, beating Big Four rival Canisius 13-4. Combining a solid start from pitcher Mike Burke and a return to form from the offense, the Bulls cruised to a win that snapped its nine-game losing streak and earned its first home win of the season.
April 8, 2012
Kent State Completes Weekend Sweep
The Buffalo Bulls ended its three-game series against Kent State Sunday afternoon, losing to the Golden Flashes 6-3. After surrendering early leads to the Flashes in the first two games of the series, the Bulls found themselves in an early hole and were unable to get back on top.
April 7, 2012
Late Rally from Kent State Downs UB
After a quiet five innings, Mid-American Conference East division rivals Buffalo (7-18, 1-6 MAC) and Kent State (17-13, 8-0 MAC) both came out of their shells Saturday afternoon and scored the game's nine total runs in the 6th, 7th and 8th innings. The Bulls struck first but came up short, losing 6-3.
April 6, 2012
Bulls Open MAC East Play at Kent State
After two straight weekend against Mid-American Conference West Division opponents, the Buffalo baseball team (7-16, 1-4 MAC) will open its Eastern Division schedule with three games against the Kent State Golden Flashes (15-13, 6-0 MAC).
April 6, 2012
Heartbreaking Finish Drops Bulls in MAC East Opener
It was a classic pitcher's duel Friday afternoon when the Bulls traveled to the Mid-American Conference's front-runner Kent State. Cameron Copping followed up 10 scoreless innings in his previous start with another outstanding day, but the Golden Flashes were able to take advantage of the UB bullpen and scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth to steal the series opener 5-4.
April 3, 2012
Bulls Swept in Tuesday Doubleheader
The Buffalo baseball team lost both of its games Tuesday to Big Four rival St. Bonaventure, dropping the first seven-inning game 7-6 after a ferocious comeback, and 8-4 in game two. Matt Pollock had five hits over the two games.
April 1, 2012
Sunday Series Finale Cancelled
Due to heavy rain in the area and a lightning sighting, Sunday's series finale against Western Michigan has been officially cancelled.
March 31, 2012
Comeback Attempt Falls Short in 6-4 Loss
The Buffalo baseball team dropped the second of a three-game series to Western Michigan Saturday afternoon, losing 6-4 to the Broncos. The Bulls (7-14, 1-4 MAC) put the ball in play throughout the game but were unable to get the ball past the defense, striking out a season-low four times but only scoring four runs.
March 30, 2012
Bulls Hope for Successful Home Weekend
Though the weather might not be welcoming, the Buffalo baseball team will be more than happy to take the field on Friday for its first game at Amherst Audubon Field for the 2012 season. The Bulls (7-12, 1-2 MAC) will play three games against Mid-American Conference West Division foe Western Michigan (11-10, 3-0 MAC). Due to inclement weather in the forecast, game one on Friday has been moved up to 1 pm.
March 30, 2012
Copping's Gem Not Enough in Extra-Inning Loss
Despite a sparkling performance from senior starting pitcher Cameron Copping, the Buffalo offense could not push across a run Friday afternoon, and lost 2-0 in a 12-inning home opener against Western Michigan. Copping pitched 10 innings and allowed only three hits for a career game.
March 28, 2012
Power-Hitting Bulls Unable to Complete Comeback at Canisius
Despite hitting four home runs, the Buffalo baseball team (7-12) could not scrape together enough runs and lost 8-6 to Big Four rival Canisius (13-13) Wednesday afternoon. Matt Pollock hit two solo home runs on the day, but the team only had eight total hits and one walk.
March 25, 2012
Defensive Mistakes Doom Bulls in Loss at Central Michigan
After holding off a late rally from Central Michigan not 24 hours ago, the Buffalo Bulls could not duplicate the outcome, losing for the sixth time this season on the final at-bat and falling 14-13 Sunday afternoon to the Chippewas. There were plenty of bright spots on offense, with the team raking 19 hits and seven players posting two hits or more, but the defense committed four errors that gave the home team enough extra room to stage the come-from-behind win.
March 24, 2012
Bulls Fight Through Slugfest, Win at Central Michigan
Fueled by an eight-run third inning, the Buffalo baseball team got back to what it does best Saturday afternoon, beating Central Michigan 11-10. After a season mired by numerous walk-off losses, the UB pitching staff found some redemption and held off the Chippewas' late charge to put the team in position to earn a critical conference series win in tomorrow's rubber match. Mike Burke went a perfect 4-4 at the plate and pitched two innings of relief for his first career save as well.
March 23, 2012
Bulls Prepare to Open Conference Action at Central Michigan
After ending the major portion of its non-conference season with a 6-9 record, the Bulls baseball team will travel to Mount Pleasant, MI for the beginning of its Mid-American Conference season with three games against defending Western Division champs Central Michigan (9-12).
March 23, 2012
Bulls Lose 7-2 in Conference Opener
The Buffalo offense continued to find consistency Friday afternoon, losing its conference opener to Central Michigan 7-2. After 12 straight games with double digit hits that carried it to a 6-6 record in that span, the Bulls had its third straight game with single digit hits that led to a fourth straight loss.
March 19, 2012
Tickets Now Available for MAC Baseball Tournament
Tickets are now on sale for the 2012 MAC Baseball Tournament. This year’s tournament will take place May 23-26 and will be held at All Pro Freight Stadium in Avon, Ohio. Come to the Freight to check out all of the great action, as teams from the MAC collide to decide who will advance to the NCAA tournament.
March 18, 2012
Villanova Comes from Behind to Down the Bulls
For the second time this season, the Buffalo baseball team (6-9) fell victim on back-to-back games on the final at bat, losing Sunday afternoon 5-4 to Villanova. After earning a 4-0 lead early in the game, the Wildcats (13-7) chipped away before scoring twice in the ninth inning.
March 17, 2012
Bulls Drop Pitcher's Duel to St. Joe's
Despite a stellar performance on the mound from senior starting pitcher Kevin Hughes, the Buffalo baseball team dropped a 5-2 loss at St. Joseph's Saturday afternoon. The Hawks put up four runs in the eighth inning to finally break through after a brisk start to the game by the UB pitching staff. Matt Pollock was a perfect 4-4 in the game, with two doubles and a RBI.
March 16, 2012
Bulls Unable to Close Out La Salle
Despite holding a 13 to seven advantage in hits over La Salle, the Buffalo baseball team would find the seventh hit to be one too many Saturday afternoon, losing 7-6 on a walk-off single. Dan Scahill led the Bulls with four hits in the game.
March 15, 2012
Tom Murphy Earns Pair of Weekly Honors
Following a strong week in which the Bulls won two games, junior catcher Tom Murphy was named the Mid-American Conference's East Division Co-Player of the Week. In addition, College Sports Madness named Murphy its MAC Player of the Week.
March 15, 2012
Matt Pollock Named MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week
Matt Pollock, junior outfielder for the UB baseball team, was named the Mid-American Conference's Male Scholar Athlete of the Week for the period ending Mar. 11. The conference award is his first ever.
March 14, 2012
Bulls Double Up on UMBC, 16-8
Led by four separate Bulls recording three or more hits, the baseball team won its fourth straight game Wednesday evening, beating the UMBC Retrievers 16-8. Jon Mestas had a career-high four hits, while Matt Pollock came a home run shy of hitting for the cycle. The Bulls as a team hit for the cycle in the fifth and sixth innings to run away with the win.
March 13, 2012
UB Bullpen Shines in Win Over Towson
Led by a strong outing from freshman reliever Anthony Magovney, the Buffalo baseball team overcame an early lead from the Towson Tigers and held them off late, winning 8-6 Tuesday afternoon. Matt Pollock hit the go-ahead home run in the eighth inning and senior Kevin Crumb nailed down the team's first save of the season. The win was the team's fifth in the past six games, and it was the first home loss of the season for Towson (6-8).
March 11, 2012
Murphy and the Bulls Out-Slug Long Island, 27-13
After riding high on a sterling outing from its pitching staff less than 24 hours earlier, the Buffalo baseball team returned to its bread and butter Sunday afternoon, scoring 27 runs in a rout of Long Island University. Tom Murphy drove in eight runs, a program record since its reinstatement in 2000.
March 10, 2012
Bulls Win As Copping Clamps Down on Coppin
After a pair of disappointing starts to open the year, senior pitcher Cameron Copping was searching for a performance that would not only settle him down, but set a positive tone for the Buffalo pitching staff. He did that and more Saturday afternoon, striking out nine batters in six innings while allowing one lone run and two hits, leading the team to an 8-1 victory.
March 7, 2012
Bulls Schedule Mid-Week Game at Canisius
Thanks in part to mild weather in the forecast, the Buffalo baseball team will take the opportunity to stay close to home for its next game. The team will head across town on Wednesday for a 3:30 game against Big 4 rival Canisius. It will be the 119th meeting between the schools and the first of four total games this season against the Griffs.
March 7, 2012
Bulls Drop Offensive Shootout at Canisius
Despite slugging five home runs and putting up 12 runs, the Buffalo baseball team could not get an easy out and allowed the most runs in a single game in almost seven years, falling to Canisius 24-12 on a gorgeous Wednesday afternoon in Buffalo. Thomas Richards hit two home runs in the loss.
March 4, 2012
Bulls Win Two As Wild Offensive Affair Caps Weekend Series
Needing to find a way to win after three straight heartbreaking losses, the Buffalo baseball team used the big lumber in game one and relied on standout pitching in game two to sweep the Sunday doubleheader, beating Morehead State 18-11 and 6-3. Jason Kanzler had three hits and four RBI in game one, and Mike Burke pitched all seven innings to earn the win in game two.
March 3, 2012
Baseball Suffers Pair of Walk-Off Losses
Despite holding at least a four run lead in both of its games, the Buffalo baseball team was snakebitten Saturday afternoon, losing both games of a doubleheader to Morehead State by way of a walk off. The team lost game one 8-7, and game two 12-11 in ten innings. Alex Baldock led all UB batters with a combined line of four hits and five runs batted in.
March 2, 2012
Rainout Pushes Back Start to Weekend Series vs. Morehead State
Buffalo's series opener against Morehead State has been rained out, pushing back the scheduled four-game series to doubleheaders Saturday and Sunday. After being swept just up the road by Kentucky last weekend, the Bulls will look to earn its first win of the season against the Eagles (4-5).
February 26, 2012
Wildcats Walk Off to Sweep Buffalo's Opening Weekend
Despite a ferocious rally in the top of the ninth, the Buffalo baseball team could not hold off the host Kentucky Wildcats on Sunday afternoon, losing 7-6 by the very closest of margins. A Dan Scahill home run and a Jon Mestas RBI single with two outs helped the Bulls force the 'Cats to bat in the home half of the ninth, but Kevin Crumb walked Thomas Bernal with the bases loaded on a full count.
February 25, 2012
Big Inning Not Enough to Lift Bulls Over Kentucky
Despite a five-run first inning, the Buffalo baseball team could not generate enough offense to hold off the Kentucky Wildcats Saturday afternoon, losing 9-5. Tom Murphy had three hits and River McWilliams drove in two runs to lead UB at the plate.
February 24, 2012
Bulls Open 2012 Season in SEC Country
The Buffalo baseball team will kick off the 2012 season with a challenge, heading down south for a three-game weekend series against the Kentucky Wildcats (3-0). After an exciting offseason and summer league season, the team will finally hit the field on Friday afternoon for a 4 pm first pitch in SEC country.
February 24, 2012
Kentucky Blows Away the Bulls on Opening Day
Wild winds and control issues by the UB pitching staff helped drop the team's season opener Friday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium, losing 13-4 to the Kentucky Wildcats (4-0). The pitching staff issued nine walks and hit four batters, allowing the 'Cats to score their runs on just 13 hits.
February 17, 2012
Murphy Named to 2012 Preseason Golden Spikes Award Watch List
USA Baseball announced its preseason Golden Spikes Award Watch List Thursday, recognizing the top amateur baseball player in the country. Sponsored by Major League Baseball, the Golden Spikes Award will be presented in 2012 for the 35th time. Junior catcher Tom Murphy was named as one of just 50 amateur players in the country to make the prestigious list.
February 10, 2012
Preseason Honors Continue to Roll in for Tom Murphy
After a record-breaking season highlighted by being honored as the Mid-American Conference's player of the year, junior catcher Tom Murphy continues to gain steam in the offseason. In its recent 2012 college baseball season preview issue, Baseball America named the West Monroe, NY native to the preseason All-American third team.
February 1, 2012
Four Bulls Make College Sports Madness' Preseason All-MAC team
A quartet of Bulls were named to www.collegesportsmadness.com's 2012 Mid-American Preseason All-Conference Teams, headlined by junior Tom Murphy's nod as the conference's top field player. Alex Baldock, Mike Burke and Matt Pollock also received preseason recognitions on the second team. The Bulls were tied with Kent State and Northern Illinois for the most players on the two teams, with four.
January 30, 2012
Baseball To Hold President's Week Skills Camp
The Buffalo baseball coaching staff will be holding a President's Week Skills Camp on Feb. 21 and 22 at the North Amherst Recreation Center for kids aged 6-12.
January 24, 2012
UB Baseball Unveils 2012 Schedule
The 2012 Buffalo Bulls baseball schedule was released with a slate that sees the young Bulls squad traveling for the first 17 games of the season and two new opponents featured on the schedule. It also includes 11 games against Big Four rivals and road dates against members of the Big East, SEC and Atlantic 10.
December 7, 2011
Buffalo Coaching Staff to Host Christmas Camps
The Buffalo baseball coaching staff has announced four winter camps for December, to be held at the North Amherst Recreation Center. The camps will cover general skills, hitting, pitching, and catching. Also included will be a prospect camp for all high school and junior college players.