Behind one of the most prolific offenses in program history and a pitching staff with a penchant for strikeouts, the 2018 Franklin & Marshall baseball team met its goal of returning to the Centennial Conference (CC) Postseason for the first time since 2015.
Franklin & Marshall's Dan Marano was named to the 2018 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings Mid-Atlantic All-Region Third Team, as well as the D3baseball.com All-Mid-Atlantic Region Third Team. The Diplomats' first baseman garnered the second All-Region distinction of his career after also landing on the ABCA Third Team in 2015.
Franklin & Marshall’s Dan Marano was named to CoSIDA’s 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Baseball Team, announced on Thursday. The honor is the first of Marano’s career and advances him to the Academic All-America ballot, with first- and second-team honorees set to be named in June.
A brilliant game-one pitching performance from starter Andrew Mascis kept the Franklin & Marshall baseball team’s Centennial Conference (CC) Tournament hopes alive with a 9-1 win over Muhlenberg, but a valiant ninth-inning, game-two rally fell short in a 10-5 loss against Johns Hopkins to eliminate the Diplomats on Saturday.
Franklin & Marshall is set to make its 11th Centennial Conference (CC) Tournament appearance, and first since 2015, as the Diplomats are in search of their fifth Centennial Conference Title. The Diplomats last won the Tournament in 2013 with a 16-1 bashing of Johns Hopkins in the Championship game.
Andrew Mascis and the Franklin & Marshall defense fought out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the ninth inning, holding on for a 5-4 game one victory over Muhlenberg to clinch a spot in the upcoming Centennial Conference (CC) Tournament. Game two saw the Diplomats fall by a rain-shortened 4-1 tally in five innings.
Starting pitcher Jonathan Cole dealt a complete-game gem as Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team salvaged a split in the season series against Johns Hopkins with a 3-1 Centennial Conference (CC) win at Caplan Field on Friday afternoon.
A seven-run fifth inning and a perfect 6-for-6 effort at the plate from first baseman Dan Marano, helped key Franklin & Marshall’s 15-11 (8 innings) victory over Drew on Thursday afternoon in non-conference baseball competition in New Jersey.
Franklin & Marshall’s Dan Marano was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Player of the Week for baseball, announced by the league office on Monday. The honor is the second of the season for Marano and the third of his career.
Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team picked up a 1-1 split against Centennial Conference (CC)-leader Swarthmore on Saturday afternoon at Caplan Field, winning game one by an 8-5 tally before dropping the nightcap by a 15-1 score.
Fourteen Franklin & Marshall batters recorded a hit, seven innings saw the Diplomats score a run, including a total of 11 in the eighth, and F&M tallied nine extra-base hits during a timely offensive display that resulted in a 26-12 bashing of Ursinus on Friday afternoon.
Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team battled back to extend the game on three separate occasions on Tuesday against Ursinus but were eventually forced to settle for a 6-6 tie in 14 innings due to darkness at Caplan Field.
Franklin & Marshall travels to Messiah sporting an 8-11-1 overall record on the year. The Diplomats lead the series with the Falcons at 12-7 and have been especially impressive on the road with a 5-2 all-time mark.
A back-and-forth contest finally gave way in the 12th inning and resulted in a tough 4-3 (12 innings) Franklin & Marshall loss to Gettysburg on Friday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) baseball competition.
Starting pitcher Andrew Mascis tossed a complete-game shutout to lead Franklin & Marshall’s baseball team to a commanding 4-0 win over Gettysburg on Thursday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) competition.
Gettysburg serves as one of F&M’s oldest rivals as the two teams have been meeting on a regular basis since the 1893 season. The series has been close of late as the Diplomats are 6-4 in the last 10 meetings.