Baseball fans, players, executives and owners are only among some of those who are astonished about the ongoing Houston Astros cheating scandal. The Houston Astros, one of baseball's best teams over the past few years, having already been found guilty of cheating in 2017, have been accused of cheating again during the 2017-2019 season.
The baseball team encountered setbacks this week, losing three games against Ursinus College, Arcadia University and Rutgers University-Camden. During their senior and alumni day on Saturday, April 27, the Lions took a win and loss against Kean University.
As the season heads into the home stretch, the baseball team’s games keep heating. On April 16, the Lions first defeated Lebanon Valley College by a score of 9-5. Afterwards, the team endured back-to-back losses against Rowan University. The team finished the week on a higher note by sweeping William Paterson University in a doubleheader.
The Lions continued to blast their opponents this week, defeating Penn State Abington and Montclair State University on the road. The team then split a doubleheader against Ramapo College and received its first loss in eight games. It capped off the week with a another victory against Montclair State.
Coming back from a successful spring break trip, the baseball team continued to dominate its opponents. During the week, the Lions defeated Widener University, Haverford College, Cairn University and New Jersey Athletic Conference foe Rutgers University-Newark.
After numerous postponed and canceled games, the College’s baseball team laced its cleats and cracked its bats for the 2019 season. Following a stellar season where they qualified for the NCAA tournament, the team is set to dominate on the diamond.
With Spring Training in full swing, two of Major League Baseball’s prized free agents finally signed new contracts with their new teams. The deals were nearly a week apart from each other and the wait was well worth it. These contracts are the two biggest free agent signings in MLB history, according to MLB.com.
The Lions finished up their regular season this week with strong performances in four out of five games. The team finished with a record of 27-7 overall and 14-4 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference, good for the top seed in the tournament.