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Emilio Romano during a game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan on September 26, 2021.

Premed student and bat boy has ‘best seat in the ballpark’

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief July 20, 2022

Entering the home stretch of his undergraduate studies at Oakland University (OU), senior in the biomedical science degree program, bat boy for visiting teams and Comerica Park clubhouse attendant Emilio...

A plan to upgrade the Oakland Baseball Field is in the works.

An update on renovations to the Oakland Baseball Field

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor April 13, 2022

The scene at the Oakland University baseball field over the last couple of years has often been a grim one. When the weather is good, so is the field’s surface — but when it isn’t, it’s a sloppy...

Quinton Kujawa pitched five shutout innings while only allowing one hit in Oaklands win over Bowling Green.

Oakland sneaks past Bowling Green in pitchers’ duel

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 13, 2022

Oakland University baseball defeated the Bowling Green Falcons 3-2 on Tuesday, April 5 at the Oakland Baseball Field. The bats were quiet in this one. The two teams combined to score just five runs...

The Oakland baseball team started their season with an impressive opening series victory against CSU-Bakersfield.

Baseball opens up season with series victory against CSU-Bakersfield

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter February 23, 2022

The Golden Grizzlies opened up their 2022 baseball season this past weekend, going against the California State-Bakersfield Roadrunners and leaving with a 2-1 series victory.  In the first game, the...

Miguel Cabrera extends a hand to the fans after hitting his iconic snow home run on opening day.

Miguel Cabrera: The last icon in Detroit sports

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief June 30, 2021

For Detroit sports fans, it’s been several long years of game days spent cussing at our TV screens. This current season for the Tigers hasn’t been much different. With a 34-44 record, the ball club...

Cam Post puts bat on ball against the Purdue-Fort Wayne Mastodons. OU took the game and finished the season with a win.

Oakland baseball closes season on high note, takes series vs PFW

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor May 26, 2021

The Oakland baseball team finished off their season with a series victory over the Purdue-Fort Wayne Mastodons.  Friday’s first game was a bit of a clunker. The Grizzlies fell behind 4-0 early, but...

Bryce Konitzer pitching against Dayton. Konitzer struck out 10 batters in the 8-5 win against Milwaukee Saturday, April  3.

Baseball snaps nine-game losing streak, drops series to Milwaukee

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor April 7, 2021

The Oakland University baseball team lost their series to the Milwaukee Panthers 3-1 last weekend at the Oakland Baseball Field. Game one, according to Head Coach Jordon Banfield, “wasn’t a game.”...

Jared Miller eyes up a pitch. Miller has a .432 on-base percentage this season.

Infielder Jared Miller is always striving to improve

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor April 5, 2021

Oakland Baseball infielder Jared Miller is always trying to get better at every aspect of his game. “I think the minute you think you're the best at something is probably the minute you're never going...

Lorenzo Elion waits for his at-bat. Oakland baseball was swept by UIC during their first homestand of the season.

Oakland baseball swept by UIC Flames

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor March 31, 2021

The Oakland University baseball team was swept by the University of Illinois - Chicago (UIC) Flames last weekend at the Oakland Baseball Field.  Friday's game began as a pitcher's duel. There was no...

Oakland baseball hoping to find consistency

Oakland baseball hoping to find consistency

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor March 24, 2021

The Oakland University baseball team has already eclipsed their season win total from last season before the shutdown. The Golden Grizzlies currently sit at 8-10 overall, and 2-5 in Horizon League play....

The MLB needs to think of a salary floor, for the sake of the fans.

Making the case for a salary floor in Major League Baseball

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

As the calendar turns to spring — yes, it will be spring, don’t look outside — baseball will return. The crack of the bat, the sound of the ball hitting the glove and the beauty of the baseball diamond...

Griffith swinging at a ball vs the UIC Flames. Griffith is entering his final season as a Golden Grizzly.

Slugger Blake Griffith aims for big senior season

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor March 1, 2021

Oakland University baseball player Blake Griffith is ready to let his play on the field do the talking.  “I'm excited for the season and I'm ready to get started,” Griffith said. Griffith, a...

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