5.7.10 | Baseball
Four Wildcats named All-Conference
Nick Peterson pictured with his parents on Senior Day.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - Four Baker student-athletes were among the list of All-Heart of America Athletic Conference baseball players, released Thursday afternoon. In a vote by league coaches, pitcher Chris Cummins (Corona, Calif.) garnered first-team accolades, followed by senior second baseman Nick Peterson (Olathe, Kan.) who along with being named to the first-team, was also awarded the gold glove for his stellar play at second base.
5.3.10 | Baseball
'Discover Greatness' exhibit to be on display in Baldwin City
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Baker University baseball program is partnering with the National Negro League Baseball Museum to showcase the great American pastime in May and June.
From May 17 to June 20, the Negro League Baseball Museum will bring its traveling exhibit, 'Discover Greatness,' to Holt-Russell Gallery on the Baldwin City campus. The exhibit will provide an educational opportunity for more than 300 baseball players and their families as they make their way to Baldwin City this spring.
4.20.10 | Baseball
Baker eliminated from playoff contention
Steven Stewart had one of Baker's four hits Friday afternoon.
OLATHE, Kan. - Nick Peterson gave Baker a 2-0 lead in the first-inning on a two-run home run, but it was MidAmerica Nazarene countering the Baker effort with three runs in the first and second innings before delivering the knockout blow with a six-run fourth-inning rally.
Ultimately it was pitching that won the game for MidAmerica Nazarene. MNU pitcher Harrison Helms (6-3) was stellar giving up two earned runs on four hits en route to his sixth victory of the season. The Wildcats gave up 12 earned runs on 11 hits.
4.30.10 | Baseball
Wildcats set to face MidAmerica on re-scheduled Senior Day
Sophomore LHP Chris Cummins will try to improve to 7-1 on the season.
As the 2010 season comes to a close, the Baker Wildcats will be battling to qualify for the HAAC Playoffs.
The Wildcats send sophomore ace Chris Cummins (6-1) to the mound Saturday against MidAmerica Nazarene Univeristy.
4.24.10 | Baseball
MNU sinks Baker, game two postponed
Coach Hannon and the Wildcats will battle for the final spot in the HAAC Playoffs.
OLATHE, Kan. - MidAmerica jumped out to an early 3-0 lead and never looked back Saturday afternoon at Dixon Stadium. The Pioneers scored three runs in the second-inning thanks to a double and two-run homer by Kyle Segrave.
MNU senior Harrison Helms held the Wildcats to just six hits in the 4-0 complete-game shutout victory.
4.20.10 | Baseball
St. Mary's sweeps Baker in non-conference doubleheader
The Wildcats were swept again on in a non-conference showdown Tuesday.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan.- A misplayed fly ball on the infield got the big inning started for St. Mary’s when there was some confusion between third baseman Tad Eubanks and catcher Brandon Truitt. The Wildcats dropped game one 9-7 after surrendering five runs in the seventh.
4.16.10 | Baseball
Wildcats split series opener with William Jewell
The Wildcats split the series opening doubleheader Friday night.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan.- The Baker baseball team split a doubleheader with William Jewell College on Friday evening.
Game one went to Baker, 8-4. Sophomore Chris Cummins improved to 5-1 on the season after throwing his fourth complete game of the season. Cummins gave up four runs on six hits in the victory.
4.15.10 | Baseball
Wildcats set to face rival William Jewell Friday night
Sophomore Chris Cummins continues to lead the Wildcats with a 4-1 record.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan.- In their first night game of the 2010 season, the Baker Wildcats (13-17, 9-10) will look to get back on track after dropping a four-game series with HAAC leader Avila University this past weekend.
William Jewell College (28-8, 13-5) currently sits in second-place in the HAAC standings, just one game behind Avila University.