The Vermont Cynic

Pay disparity overshadowed by baseball contracts

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor April 3, 2019

In the past month, four high-paying, long-term contracts worth a combined $1.3 billion have been signed by Major League Baseball players under the age of 30. The MLB gets away with paying minor league...

Rare two-way players upgrade roster

Rare two-way players upgrade roster

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor August 29, 2018

Valentina Czochanski Many players try to go from pitching to hitting because of injuries, but never has true stardom been found in both positions since Babe Ruth. Ruth retired in 1948, and...

Season set for a historic ending

John Suozzo October 30, 2016

The 2016 World Series will mark the end of one of the largest championship droughts in baseball. The Chicago Cubs will face off against the Cleveland Indians in this year’s installment of...

Put your best pitcher out there

Jack Estrin October 23, 2016

In the modern game of professional baseball, managers have a plethora of statistics on which to base late-game match-ups. Sometimes, as this year’s postseason has proven, it is often best...

New hope to bring back baseball

New hope to bring back baseball

February 10, 2016

In 2009, UVM got rid of its baseball and softball programs due to financial cuts and some groups are lobbying to bring it back.With a new athletic director on the horizon, many involved in the process...

Bring it Back: step up to the plate

Bring it Back: step up to the plate

February 10, 2016

In 2009, UVM cut its varsity baseball and softball programs because of budget cuts.This wasn’t the first time– the same happened in the 1970s, though the program re- turned after seven years.The numbers...

It's past time for a pastime

It’s past time for a pastime

April 16, 2015

Just east of campus sits a piece of history. It's fair to assume that many students will never visit Centennial Field, let alone understand what it’s meant to generations of students and Vermonters alike.This...

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