Terps’ bats ignite, but doubleheader split

April 20, 2019 wmpitts96 0

After taking the first game of a Saturday afternoon doubleheader at home over the Ohio State Buckeyes, and cruising to an 8-3 lead in the second game, the Maryland Terrapins seemed on their way to climbing over .500 and winning another conference series. Their season-long issues with hitting and fielding seemed only a memory.

But as they had against Maine earlier this season, the Terps let a commanding lead slip at home in the second game. Unlike with Maine, Maryland could not recover to take victory.

Pats top Terps despite comeback bid

April 17, 2019 wmpitts96 0

After a 14-1 loss to James Madison at home on Tuesday, the Maryland Terrapins’ struggles against smaller Virginia schools continued Wednesday in Falls Church. Despite a late comeback bid, early slip-ups doomed the Terps in a 9-5 road loss to George Mason that wasn’t nearly as close on paper as the result would suggest.

Terps take series opener in 13-8 slugfest

April 12, 2019 wmpitts96 0

The Maryland Terrapins’ topsy-turvy season took another strange turn Friday, this one for the better. Following Wednesday’s home loss to West Virginia, the Terps went on the road and knocked off Big Ten rival Northwestern 13-8 in Evanston.

Terps split doubleheader, take series

April 7, 2019 wmpitts96 0

The Maryland Terrapins regained some of their pride on Saturday, splitting a Saturday doubleheader against the Illinois Fighting Illini in Champaign, Illinois. In so doing, they won their first series in over three weeks.

Hoosiers Crush Terps 20-5

March 30, 2019 wmpitts96 0

If there were a mercy rule in college baseball, Saturday’s so-called “game” would have been called by the fifth inning. The Maryland Terrapins – as well as their home students and fans – were not so fortunate, and were made to suffer one of the most embarrassing days in the history of the baseball program – a 20-5 shellacking at the hands of the Indiana Hoosiers.

Terps’ late rally falls short vs. Jays

March 24, 2019 wmpitts96 0

Though the Creighton Blue Jays seemingly did their very best to try and throw the game away in the bottom of the ninth, it wasn’t enough for the Maryland Terrapins to snap their home losing streak. With their nail-biting 8-6 win Sunday afternoon at Bob “Turtle” Smith Stadium, Creighton completed a weekend sweep of the Terrapins, whose once-promising season has hit a serious snag with their sixth loss in eight games – all coming at home.

Jays Edge Out Terps in Opener, 3-2

March 22, 2019 wmpitts96 0

Three home runs in the first two innings proved too much to overcome, as the Maryland Terrapins fell 3-2 to the Creighton Blue Jays in the first of a three-game set Friday night.

Terps bounce back with inspiring win at Elon

March 19, 2019 wmpitts96 0

Two days removed from suffering a demoralizing no-hitter at the hands of East Carolina, the Maryland Terrapins’ bats finally came to life Tuesday afternoon. Riding dominant performances from Caleb Walls and A.J. Lee, as well as  Maryland cruised to an 11-4 win over Elon in the first of a three-game set. In total, Elon used seven pitchers during the game, but not one had an answer for either Caleb Walls or A.J. Lee, who both put on career performances against the Phoenix.

Terps still can’t solve ECU pitching

March 16, 2019 wmpitts96 0

Another day, another frustrating outing for the Maryland Terrapins. Despite a decent outing from Zach Thompson, runs were once again hard to come by, as the Terps dropped a second game to the East Carolina Pirates, 2-1 at home.

ECU Take Care of Terps to Start Series

March 15, 2019 wmpitts96 0

The Eastern Carolina Pirates flexed their muscle Friday night at Bob “Turtle Smith” Stadium against the Maryland Terrapins. Showing why the pollsters ranked them as the 17th-best in the nation, they overpowered Terrapins starter Hunter Parsons for six early runs and coasted to a 9-0 win in the first of a three-game set.