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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...

Why we need to pump the brakes on resuming sports in isolated locations

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Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

The absence of sports during the COVID-19 crisis has been eerie to say the least. With only the NFL being in their offseason at the time that all the major sporting leagues were suspended indefinitely, the rest of the sports world has been left grappling with questions of when they will get the cha...

Bold predictions for 2018 MLB season

Bryce Harper pauses to look at the ball he just hit. Keith Allison/

Connor Zimmerlee

March 27, 2018

The best time of the year is upon us, folks. We are a mere two days away from opening day of the Major League Baseball (MLB) season. The 2017 season was one for the books, capped by a thrilling seven game World Series that saw the Houston Astros claim their first title in franchise history. An epic...

Individual awards up in the air as MLB regular season ends

Altuve watches the ball he hit sail through the air. Photo Courtesy of Keith Allison/

Connor Zimmerlee

October 4, 2017

AL Manager of the Year: A.J. Hinch-Houston Astros Throughout the 2017 season, the Houston Astros have consistently been one of the best, teams in all of major league baseball. Joining both the Dodgers and Indians as one of the three teams with 100 wins during the regular season, the Astros have been...

Remembering Yordano Ventura

Wylie Kuykendall

February 1, 2017

Talent. Talent is what separated the 25-year-old Yordano Ventura on the mound. Ventura will not be remembered for the 96.1 m.p.h. fast ball he averaged during his brief but impactful 2 year MLB career or his Game 6 win in the 2014 World Series over the Giants. No, Ventura will be remembered by his family...

Ranger win first ever baseball game in Alamodome history

April 2, 2013

Kelly Gavin/Manager Photography/Texas Rangers Ballclub On March 29, 2013, the Texas Rangers’ 5-4 win over the San Diego Padres was part of Alamodome history as the first ever baseball game to be played inside the structure during its 20-year history. Sponsored by HEB and Ryan-San...