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EMU Alum Kratz Hitting Everything But “Rock-Bottom”

Erik Kratz doesn’t like the phrase, “rock-bottom.” He finds it demoralizing – even morbid – and it implies that, as he put it, that he’s been “down and out.” But he’s never truly felt that way. Not even through 10 years of toiling in the minor leagues, often getting told – either through speech or through his lack of movement up the ladder – that he wasn’t good enough. H ...More

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Banglesdorf, Rodriguez Named All-Region

After an incredible offensive season, D3baseball.com has recognized a pair of EMU baseball players to the All-South Region Team.  Beau Banglesdorf (Stafford, VA/Mountain View) earned a spot on the All-Region First Team and ...More

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Royals Explode For 17 Runs, Defeat SVU

How do you break a losing skid during which you averaged a respectable five runs per game?  Scoring 17 times should do the trick.  Eastern Mennonite did that Thursday, taking over with an eight-run sixth inning en route to a 17-13 victory over Southern Virginia. The Royals committed three errors in the top of the second and fell behind their visitors 8-2.  Despite the early deficit, t ...More

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Baseball Royals Earn Split to Open Season

The Eastern Mennonite baseball team opened the 2012 season Saturday, playing a doubleheader at North Carolina Wesleyan in Rocky Mount, NC.  Despite temperatures in the low 50s, cloudy skies and a blustery wind made for a chilly day. The men had a successful start, capped by a 9-1 outburst to earn a split. NC Wesleyan 5, EMU 2 In game one, the Royals jumped on the ...More