Mariners Hold Even with Boston

The Mariners’ roller coaster start to the season hasn’t been up to par. Several analysts expected them to be a dominant force in the AL West. But of course, there are still plenty of games left to play. Last week, the Mariners tied a two-game series with the San Diego Padres and then split a […]

Seattle U Soars into Conference Tournament

The Seattle University Baseball team swept the Northern Colorado Bears (NCU), clinching a first round bye and a number one seed heading into the WAC tournament. A strong offensive performance combined with stellar pitching propelled the Redhawks past the NCU. It started Thursday, when Seattle U (29-25, 19-8 WAC) was able to pull off the […]

Men’s Baseball Picks Up Key Series Victory

Strong pitching and consistent offense lead Seattle U baseball (26-24, 16-8 WAC) to its first WAC series win in one month. Freshman lefty Tarik Skubal was nearly untouchable Sunday afternoon, throwing seven innings and striking out 11 batters—tying a school record set by teammate Skyler Genger earlier this season. After giving up a homerun to […]

Baseball Drops Third Straight Series

The Seattle University baseball team lost its third straight WAC series over the weekend, winning just one game during the three game series against Grand Canyon. Sunday featured an explosion of offense from both teams, with 41 hits and 23 runs scored between the two teams. Grand Canyon led by a score of 11-8 heading […]

Baseball Drops First WAC Series of Season

For the first time this season, Seattle University (21-18, 12-3 WAC) baseball lost a series in conference play. The University of North Dakota (UND; 14-18, 8-7 WAC) piled on the runs Sunday, scoring nine times on 13 hits. Jessie Koon • The Spectator The Redhawks started the series strong, fending off a late UND rally […]

Redhawks Knock NMSU Out of the Park

A six run deficit wasn’t enough to curtail the Redhawks as their win streak improved to seven with a series sweep over New Mexico State this past weekend. Their success against other Western Athletic Conference teams has been impressive as their WAC record to 11-1, and 19-15 overall. They have been swinging the bats well, […]

King Felix Takes Opening Day

Last season the Mariners were just one win away from reaching the postseason. The team made huge improvements getting 16 more wins than the previous year behind spectacular performances by All-Star players Felix Hernandez, Robinson Cano, Kyle Seager, and Fernando Rodney. Cano was the big acquisition last year coming from the New York Yankees for […]

Minnie Minoso, Lost But Not Forgotten

Baseball’s populartiy may be on the ropes, but it’s agency for social change is forever stamped in American history. It was a public venue for racial integration, as well as an arena for women to play sports during World War II. Last week, Minnie Miñoso, Major League Baseball’s first recognized black Cuban player, passed away. […]

Time Out Sessions W/ Brian Olson

Senior Brian Olson has been playing baseball for almost his entire life. “My dad introduced it to me at a very young age,” Olson said. “I played every year growing up all the way until now.” Olson grew up in Black Diamond, Washington, which is only about 30 minutes south of Seattle U’s campus. In […]

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