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  • Two Mountaineers selected in MLB draft

    Appalachian State baseball has thrived in recent years with preparing their players for the next level, and now, two more Mountaineers will start their road to a potential big league career. Redshirt senior right-hand pitcher Matt Brill was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 12th round at 352nd...
  • Vernon dominates for the Mountaineers

    When App State baseball infielder Matt Vernon was in high school, he had all the accolades a big-time college recruit could receive. A four-year letterman at Davie County High School in Advance, North Carolina, Vernon received all-conference and all-state honors twice. Taking part in the North Carolina vs. South...
  • Battling back to the mound

    Tommy John Surgery is the most common and one of the most strenuous operations to go through as a baseball player. For App State redshirt junior Matt Brill, a game against Arkansas-Little Rock on March 29, 2015 is when he felt a pop in his right elbow. Brill had...
  • Baseball swept by Mavericks during three game weekend series

    Game Two: Saturday at 2 p.m.  After falling hard to the Mavericks on Friday 18-1, the Mountaineers (12-19, 3-8 Sun Belt) came into Saturday’s game hoping for a new result before losing 5-2 to UT Arlington (16-16, 6-4 Sun Belt). App State started lefty Colin Schmid while UT Arlington...
  • Cold Weather, Hot Bat

    Coming to the end of a cold Boone winter, App State baseball junior left fielder Tyler Stroup was able to catch fire, having a career season this year putting up big numbers. At the surface, Stroup is batting .274 this season, with 29 hits on 106 at-bats, good for...
  • Power at the plate propels Wake Forest past App State

    Battling back and forth all game long, No. 24 Wake Forest delivered a devastating blow in the ninth inning to push them past the Mountaineers baseball team 5-4. Stepping up to the plate, Demon Deacon shortstop Bruce Steel broke the game’s tie with a solo shot against redshirt junior...
  • App State baseball swept in weekend series

    Game One vs. Texas State. Friday at 7 p.m.  Slamming the door shut after nine long innings can be challenging, and the Mountaineers again faced that reality, losing a 3-1 lead in the ninth inning to eventually fall 6-3 to Texas State in extra innings, in the first of...
  • Stroup’s big day leads to comeback win

    In a comeback effort, the Mountaineers baseball team overcame a four-run deficit in the top of the fourth inning to win the game 13-9 against the Radford Highlanders (8-12). The game was highlighted by junior left fielder Tyler Stroup becoming just the second Mountaineer in the last 14 years...
  • Baseball starts hot in Charlotte, finish two game sweep

    The Mountaineer’s baseball team could not escape the cold weather in Charlotte, but their bats kept them warm as they racked up a season high 14 hits. App was able to lead an offensive assault on the N.C. Central Eagles and take the win 9-5 in their first of...
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