Bobcats drop first game of doubleheader

Mitch Longo came into the first game of the doubleheader on a six-game hit streak, and when he stepped to the plate to lead off the ninth inning he was 0-3, obviously something had to give. Longo launched a single and seemed to be the spark the Bobcats needed for a potential two-run comeback.  However,…

Bobcats snap skid with 5-3 win over Western Michigan

With a 1-2 count against the leadoff batter for the eighth inning, Jake Roehn looked for the sign and put all the force he had left into his pitch. He whizzed his 110th pitch of the game by Jared Kujawa and added a fourth strikeout to his total. He would throw 11 more pitches in the inning to work out…

Late inning meltdown gives Chippewas series win

Tyler Wells stood on first base as the 0-1 pitch was thrown to John Adryan. He turned on it and smacked it to the wall, earning a double and bringing Wells home. Scott White bunted for a base hit to move Adryan to third, and another bunt brought him in as well. It was a tie game in…

Bobcats open MAC season with loss

Opening play in the Mid-American Conference, the Ohio Bobcats baseball team (4-14) fell to the Central Michigan Chippewas 6-3 in the first game of their weekend series Friday night. The Bobcats started Jake Roehn on the mound, and the game took an immediate downhill turn after allowing two hits in the first inning and one run to score.…

Bobcats are swept in weekend series with St. Bonaventure

After giving up 24 runs in the first game of the doubleheader with 7 errors, the Ohio Bobcats (4-12) had to focus on one thing entering the second game: get back to basics. “You just have to continue to work on your skills,” coach Rob Smith said. “Some of the errors today, obviously, were very routine.…

Bobcats break down in 7th, lose 6-4 to Bonnies

Despite holding a steady lead through the middle innings, the Ohio Bobcats (4-10) lost to the St. Bonaventure Bonnies 6-4 on Friday evening. The game started with consistent scoring as the Bonnies recorded an earned run in each of the first three innings while the Bobcats pulled away with a three-run second inning. After that,…