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Baseball’s seven-game winning streak ended at Michigan, 6-3

Two singles, a triple and an error gave Michigan a three-run sixth inning during Wednesday’s game in Ann Arbor as Central Michigan’s seven-game winning streak ended, 6-3. Sophomore left-handed pitcher Adam Aldred got the start against the Wolverines and threw […]
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Junior Outfileder Cody Leichman hits a homerun and drove in two runs in the 13-7 victory against the Madonna Crusaders on Tuesday at Theunissen Stadium.

Leichman’s long ball helps baseball defeat Madonna 13-7 for seventh straight win

“We want to win them all.” Head coach Steve Jaksa’s words echoed in the locker room after Central Michigan beat Madonna University for the team’s seventh straight victory Tuesday at Theunissen stadium. Central Michigan battled back after being down 6-1 […]
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COLUMN: It will be a good six months of baseball

COLUMN: It will be a good six months of baseball

Each year in late March or early April, cities across North America buzz with anticipation for a new baseball season. Coming after a long and brutal winter, fans across the continent no longer will have to wait to see their […]
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Kaminska continues strong pitching, winning streak for CMU baseball

Kaminska continues strong pitching, winning streak for CMU baseball

Senior right-handed pitcher Pat Kaminska has been nearly perfect since taking a loss in the second game of the Chippewas season. In the six games Kaminska has started, Central Michigan is 6-0 while Kaminska is 5-0 with an ERA of […]
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Baseball completes second-straight sweep to begin MAC play

Baseball completes second-straight sweep to begin MAC play

Miami University came into the weekend as the Mid-American Conference’s best hitting team. Nobody told freshman left-handed pitcher Nick Deeg. The Lake Orion-native led Central Michigan to a 2-1 victory by throwing six no-hit innings in Game 2 of Sunday’s […]
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Baseball takes home-opener with seventh-inning rally

Baseball takes home-opener with seventh-inning rally

Miami University ace left-handed pitcher Seth Varner kept Central Michigan’s offense at bay allowing two runs on five hits in a 8-4 loss Saturday. Varner didn’t come out for the seventh inning and the Chippewas (14-10, 4-0 MAC) did as […]
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Seventh inning rally for baseball starts with attacking Miami OH bullpen

While snow and ice completely covered the visitor’s bleachers, things heated up on the field in the seventh inning for Central Michigan. Down 4-2, the bats caught fire for Chippewas in the bottom of the seventh on way to a […]
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Pitching coach Jeff Opalewski is the driving force behind several years of Chippewas success on the mound. From left, Jordan Foley, Pat Kaminska, Adam Aldred, and Nick Deeg.
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The man behind the arms: Pitching coach Jeff Opalewski grooms six seasons of aces

After being picked in the 28th round of the 2000 Major League Baseball Draft out of high school, Jeff Opalewski chose Central Michigan University over the Cleveland Indians. Fourteen years later, his decision is still having a major impact on […]
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BRIEF: Baseball and softball postpone games scheduled for wednesday

The winter weather has not given so easily. Central Michigan Athletics announced this week that softball and baseball contests scheduled for Wednesday, March 26 have been cancelled due to unplayable field conditions. Baseball’s contest at Michigan State has been rescheduled […]
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CMU head baseball coach Steve Jaska looks on as freshma Logan Regnier bats during the second game of a double header against Bowling Green at Theunissen Stadium on Marh 30, 2013. (File Photo/Chuck Miller)

Baseball beats Ohio 4-2; gets first MAC season-opener sweep since 2007

  It was the bottom of the ninth inning, with the bases loaded and no outs. Central Michigan starting pitcher Nick Deeg pitched the entire game up to this point. With a 4-1 lead, CMU was looking for its first Mid-American […]
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Baseball opens MAC play with series win at Ohio, third-straight series win

An offensive outburst in the eighth inning Saturday led to baseball clinching its third-straight series victory of the season with a 10-2 win at Ohio. The win at Athens also insured a series victory in the opening weekend of Mid-American […]
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Huntey finding success for baseball in various positions

Whether it’s behind the plate or in the outfield, Central Michigan junior Tyler Huntey is making an impact on the diamond. Huntey, who was recruited as a catcher from Morley-Stanwood High School and redshirted his freshman season, is hitting well and […]


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