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A comprehensive guide to the Rays-Dodgers World Series

A comprehensive guide to the Rays-Dodgers World Series

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor

October 20, 2020

After perhaps the craziest, and certainly the strangest Major League Baseball (MLB) season ever, we have reached the finale, the World Series. With COVID-19 delaying the season from its usual late March/early April start date to late July, the MLB season needed major changes to finish by their target timef...

In Retrospect: What the Four Major Sports Leagues Have Done for Social Justice

Miami Heat power forward Meyers Leonard stands with his hand over his heart as his teammates kneel during the national anthem

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

September 1, 2020

Last week, the NBA playoffs came to a halt as players collectively began to strike in response to the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. For a 24-hour period, there were talks that the NBA playoffs may be abandoned, as players wished to return to their communities.  Eventually, t...

San Fran Giants

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Jose Bouquett

May 28, 2020

A bucket- list item for all die-hard baseball fans is to receive a classic Buster Posey hug. The San Francisco Giants took Major League Baseball by storm in the early portion of this decade by achieving three World Series victories in the span of five seasons. Posey was heralded as the captain behind...

Baseball continues hot start

Joshua Lamb throws an infielded ball to the first second baseman. Lamb is a shortstop for the baseball team.

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

UTSA baseball (10-3) was back in action this weekend with a three-game series against the Grambling State University Tigers (5-7) and a Monday night game against the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders (6-6). The Roadrunners were able to sweep the series over the Tigers behind dominant starting pitching...

Baseball wins the Alamo Irish Classic

Pepper Jones throws a pitch against the University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals during the Alamo Irish Classic on Feb. 23 at Nelson W. Wolff Stadium.

Julia Maenius, assistant sports editor

February 25, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunner baseball team won the first place trophy in the Alamo Irish Classic after dropping their first game of the season against the number 22 ranked University of Texas Longhorns. The ‘Runners faced the Longhorns in Austin on Feb. 18. They claimed the lead early in the first inning,...

Baseball starts season off swinging

Jonathan Tapia swings at a pitch in a game. UTSA was about to kickoff conference play against the Charlotte 49ers when the outbreak of COVID-19 halted all sports in the United States and around the world Photo by Jack Myer.

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

UTSA baseball opened a new era and their season playing first against the Bobcats of Quinnipiac University. The Roadrunners swept the three-game series, giving new head coach Pat Hallmark a sterling start. Dominant pitching was the story of the series as the ‘Runners’ pitchers allowed only eight...

Baseball set to open series against Quinnipiac

Bryan Sturges bats for the Roadrunners. The ‘Runners will open their season on Valentine’s Day at the Roadrunner Field.

Julia Maenius and Ryan Garza

February 11, 2020

For the first time since 2013, the UTSA Roadrunners will have a new skipper at the helm as former head baseball coach Jason Marshall resigned in May 2019. The man tasked with replacing Marshall is former University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals head baseball coach Pat Hallmark, who was lured away from...

Baseball claims series against Blazers

A.G. Yowell pitches the ball.

Lindsey Mione

April 23, 2019

The Roadrunner baseball team (18-22, 8-10) traveled to Birmingham, Alabama, to face the University of Alabama at Birmingham on April 18 and 20. On Thursday, the ‘Runners kicked off their three-game series with a near shutout at 12-1. In the first inning, a throwing error resulted in Bryan Sturges...

A better bird: Baseball crushes 25-2

Palmer Wenzel pitches the ball. Ethan Gullett/The Paisano

Jose Bouquett

April 16, 2019

The Roadrunner baseball team hosted Lamar University on Tuesday, April 9, and it would not take long for the ‘Runners to take firm control of the game. The ‘Runner offense came alive with a season-best 13 runs in the first inning. Bryan Sturges opened the scoring with a three-run moonshot over the...

Baseball faces ODU in weekend series

Bryan Arias bats for first base. Ethan Gullett/The Paisano

Jose Bouquett

April 16, 2019

The Roadrunners faced Old Dominion University in a three-game series from Friday, April 12 to 14. The ‘Runners won the game on Friday but lost on Saturday and Sunday. Both teams were scoreless until the fourth inning when Will Morgan hit the ball deep in the outfield and gave the Old Dominion Monarchs...

LA Tech sweeps Roadrunners in the Bayou

Jonathan Tapia hits the ball.

Julia Maenius

April 9, 2019

UTSA baseball (13-16, 5-4) traveled to the Bayou to face the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. Both teams were tied for fifth in the Conference USA (C-USA). The matchups for this series would determine the rankings of the 12-team conference. The first game of the series did not go well for the Roadrunners....

Baseball nearly sweeps USM

Bryan Sturges slides in at home place.  Jack Myer/The Paisano

Julia Maenius

April 2, 2019

UTSA baseball (13-15, 5-4 Conference USA) hosted the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in a three-game series from March 29 to 31. This series elevated the Roadrunners to fifth place in C-USA as they fell short of a sweep for the series. The ‘Runners blew out the Golden Eagles in the first game...