2013 Butler Baseball
May 29, 2013
Bulldogs Fill Needs With Outstanding Recruiting Class
Head coach Steve Farley has announced seven players - Will Amador, Chip Bouchard, Alex Horowitz, Tyler Murphy, Peter Nyznyk, River Pitlock and Jeff Schank - will join the Butler baseball program this fall.
May 21, 2013
Four Bulldog Players Honored By Atlantic 10
Senior first baseman Jimmy Risi was voted second team All-Atlantic 10 to highlight four Butler baseball players receiving post-season notice from the conference office.
May 18, 2013
Baseball Season Ends With 4-3 Loss
For the second straight day, Xavier scored in the 9th inning to defeat the Butler baseball team 4-3. The loss knocked Butler out of contention for a berth in the Atlantic 10 Baseball Championship.
May 17, 2013
Xavier Rallies Past BU 4-3
Xavier scored two runs in the top of the 9th to sneak past the Butler baseball team 4-3 on Friday afternoon.
May 16, 2013
Stout's Gem Leads BU To 4-0 Win Over Xavier
Sophomore Eric Stout dominated Xavier with a two-hit shutout to give the Butler baseball team a 4-0 win in 103 minutes on Thursday.
May 14, 2013
Cincinnati Edges Butler
Cincinnati scored three runs late to edge past the Butler baseball team 6-4 on Tuesday night. Senior Pat Gelwicks hit a two-run homer to lead the Bulldogs.
May 12, 2013
Bulldogs Lose To Rhode Island
Kevin Stenhouse drove in seven runs to lead Rhode Island to a 17-1 win over the Butler baseball team on Sunday.
May 11, 2013
Rhode Island Bunts Past Butler
The Butler baseball team led for the majority of the day, but a big inning late led Rhode Island to an 8-3 win over BU on Saturday afternoon.
May 10, 2013
Bulldogs Come Back To Beat Rhode Island
Senior Jimmy Risi went 3-fort-3 with three RBIs and senior Jack Dillon scored the winning run as the Butler baseball team collected a come-from-behind 5-4 win over Rhode Island on Friday.
May 8, 2013
IPFW Holds Off Butler 4-1
IPFW held the Butler baseball team to three hits in a 4-1 win over the Bulldogs on Wednesday.
May 7, 2013
Central Indiana Alumni Chapter Event At Victory Field
Join the Butler University Central Indiana Alumni Chapter, in partnership with the Young Alumni Board, for Senior Day as Butler takes on Xavier at Victory Field Saturday, May 18.
May 4, 2013
Charlotte Pitching Holds Down Butler
Charlotte held the Butler baseball team to seven hits during a doubleheader on Saturday. The 49ers won 4-2 and 5-0 to complete a weekend sweep.
May 3, 2013
Charlotte Snaps Butler's Win Streak
The Butler baseball team saw its six-game win streak come to an end on Friday, as the Bulldogs lost 6-1 at Charlotte.
April 30, 2013
Bulldogs Run Win Streak To 6 Games
The Butler baseball team won its sixth straight game, defeating Division II school Bellarmine 7-4 on Tuesday.
April 29, 2013
Bartolone Tabbed A-10 Rookie Of The Week
Freshman Nick Bartolone was picked as Atlantic 10 Baseball Rookie of the Week after helping the Butler baseball team to a 5-0 record last week.
April 28, 2013
Butler Completes 5-0 Week With Win Over Fordham
Senior lefty Kevin Lenkman gave 8.0 strong innings and Butler completed a weekend sweep of Fordham with a 4-1 win on Sunday at Bulldog Park.
April 27, 2013
Bulldogs Win Extra-Inning Thriller Over Fordham
In a game that had no shortage of controversy and momentum-changing plays, the Butler baseball team pulled out an 8-7 win in 11 innings over Fordham on Saturday.
April 26, 2013
Bulldogs Take Down Fordham 7-2
The Bulldogs struck for seven runs in the bottom of the 4th in a 7-2 Butler baseball victory on Friday. The victory extended BU's win streak to three.
April 24, 2013
Bulldogs Rally In 8th To Beat NKU
The Butler baseball team scored three runs in the bottom of the 8th inning to rally past Northern Kentucky 3-2 on Wednesday. The win put BU over the .500 mark this season.
April 23, 2013
Butler Holds Off Rain To Beat Wabash
In between rain delays and tarp pulls, the Butler baseball team squeezed in a 10-2 win over Wabash at Bulldog Park on Wednesday.
April 21, 2013
No. 19 Indiana Finishes Butler Sweep
The Butler baseball team hosted No. 19 Indiana on Sunday, falling 10-3. The win for IU completed a three-game weekend sweep.
April 20, 2013
Bulldogs Edged At No. 19 Indiana
The Butler baseball team had a 2-0 lead early, but the pitching staff for the 19th-ranked Indiana Hoosiers buckled down in a 5-2 Butler loss on Saturday.
April 19, 2013
Dawgs Run Into Cold Weather, Cold Hitting At IU
On a cold, windy and rainy night, the Butler baseball team had its bats frozen in an 12-2 loss at No. 19 Indiana on Friday.
April 14, 2013
Bulldogs Sweep Dayton
The Butler baseball team scored four times in the 3rd inning to defeat Dayton 7-2 on Sunday, completing a three-game sweep of the Flyers.
April 13, 2013
Bulldogs Take Down Flyers 9-4
Visiting Butler scored seven runs in the middle innings to pull past Dayton 9-4 on Saturday. The win gave the Bulldogs the weekend series and BU will go for a sweep of the Flyers on Sunday.
April 10, 2013
Freshmen Lead Bulldogs Past Earlham 6-4
Freshmen both at the plate and on the mound led the Butler baseball team to a 6-4 win over Earlham on Wednesday at Bulldog Park.
April 7, 2013
SLU Rallies In 9th To Defeat Butler
Saint Louis scored seven unanswered runs in the late innings to grab a 7-5 victory over the Butler baseball team on Sunday. SLU swept the three-game weekend series.
April 6, 2013
Saint Louis Doubles Up Butler 10-5
Butler had the tying run on third base in the bottom of the 8th but Saint Louis pulled away late to beat the BU baseball team 10-5 on Saturday.
April 5, 2013
Dawgs Edged 6-3 By Saint Louis
Senior Lucas Calderon smacked three hits off his former SLU roommate, but Saint Louis got the best of the Butler baseball team 6-3 on Friday.
April 2, 2013
Dawgs Jump On Purdue Early, Win 8-4
The Butler baseball team exploded for seven runs in the top of the 2nd and cruised past Purdue 8-4 on Tuesday evening. It was BU's first win over Purdue since 1996.
April 1, 2013
Baseball Journal: Wild Weekend At VCU
Butler head coach Steve Farley and his staff navigated a wild weekend in Richmond, Va., to open A-10 play. Click here to read the coach's retelling of the team's weekend at VCU.
March 31, 2013
St. Bonaventure Edges Butler 3-1
St. Bonaventure scored two unearned runs in the bottom of the 8th to pull past the Butler baseball team 3-1 on Sunday. The Bonnies won two of three over the weekend.
March 30, 2013
Bulldogs Split Pair At St. Bonaventure
The Butler baseball team improved to 4-1 in Atlantic 10 play with a doubleheader split at St. Bonaventure on Saturday afternoon.
March 26, 2013
Baseball Journal: March Madness
The Butler baseball team had its own March Madness during its spring break trips to Arizona and Northern Kentucky. Head coach Steve Farley documented it all in this journal.
March 25, 2013
Byerly Named A-10 Co-Pitcher Of The Week
Senior Chase Byerly was named Atlantic 10 Co-Pitcher of the Week after saving three Butler victories at VCU over the weekend. He shares the honor with La Salle's Pat Christensen.
March 23, 2013
Bulldogs Sweep VCU
The Butler baseball team is 3-0 in Atlantic 10 play after sweeping a weekend series at VCU. The Bulldogs won Saturday's doubleheader 4-3 and 7-4.
March 22, 2013
Bulldogs Defeat VCU 6-4
Sophomore Michael Fries went 4-for-5 and Butler got a big inning early in BU baseball's 6-4 win at VCU on Friday.
March 17, 2013
Bulldogs Finish Spring Break By Splitting On Sunday
The Butler baseball team dropped a slugfest against Eastern Michigan and then cruised past Northern Kentucky on Sunday.
March 16, 2013
Bulldogs Rout Eastern Michigan
A three-run homer by sophomore Michael Fries and a complete game from senior Kyle Kramp lifted the Butler baseball team to a 9-2 win over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.
March 15, 2013
Stout, Byerly Shut Door On Northern Kentucky
Pitchers Eric Stout and Chase Byerly combined to hold Northern Kentucky to four hits and one earned run in a 6-2 win for the Butler baseball team on Friday.
March 13, 2013
No. 20 Arizona Defeats Butler
For the second straight day, the 20th-ranked Arizona Wildcats defeated the Butler baseball team by a 14-2 margin at Hi Corbett Field.
March 12, 2013
Eric Stout Named Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week
Sophomore lefty Eric Stout was tabbed Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week after tossing a one-hitter against IPFW. It's Stout's first career honor at Butler.
March 12, 2013
Butler Loses To Defending National Champ Arizona
Senior Jack Dillon went 2-for-4 with an RBI to lead the Butler baseball team at defending College World Series Champion Arizona on Tuesday.
March 11, 2013
Butler Taking On Defending National Champ Arizona
The Butler baseball team will spend part of its spring break week in the desert, taking on 2012 College World Series champ Arizona March 12-13.
March 10, 2013
Laing Throws Gem But IPFW Rallies In 9th Inning
Right-hander Billy Laing struck out 11 and threw 7.0 shutout innings but IPFW scored twice in the 9th to beat the Butler baseball team 2-1 on Sunday.
March 9, 2013
Strong Pitching Leads BU To DH Split
Starting pitchers Eric Stout and Kyle Kramp each gave quality starts on the mound to help the Butler baseball team to a doubleheader split vs. IPFW on Saturday.
March 8, 2013
Butler Baseball Schedule Changes
Butler has shuffled its weekend schedule around due to weather. Click here for more.
March 3, 2013
Butler Rally Falls Short At Lipscomb
Butler roared back from a 5-0 deficit with an eight-run rally in the seventh inning, but host Lipscomb answered with its own rally to claim a 9-8 victory in the final game of a three-game set at Ken Dugan Field on Sunday, March 3. The Bulldogs, who scored 44 runs in the three games, narrowly missed sweeping the series.
March 2, 2013
Bulldogs Pound Lipscomb 24-9
The Butler baseball team scored nine runs in the top of the 1st inning to set the tone for a 24-9 win at Lipscomb on Saturday.
March 1, 2013
Bulldogs Rout Lipscomb
Seniors Jimmy Risi and Radley Haddad each homered and combined for seven RBIs and pitchers Eric Stout and Billy Laing shut down Lipscomb in the Butler baseball team's 11-2 win on Friday.
February 28, 2013
Chase Byerly Named Senior CLASS Candidate
Senior pitcher Chase Byerly, an Academic All-American in 2012, has been named one of the candidates for the Senior CLASS Award for baseball.
February 24, 2013
Appalachian State Rallies Past Butler
A two-run homer by Brandon Burris keyed a big 7th inning that lifted ASU past the Butler baseball team 8-5 on Sunday.
February 23, 2013
Bulldogs Rout Appalachian State In Nightcap
Butler pounded out 17 hits and capitalized on five Appalachian State errors in a 12-7 win on Saturday. ASU won the first game 6-2.
February 17, 2013
Butler Picks Up First Win Of 2013
Home runs by Austin Miller and Lucas Calderon keyed the Butler baseball team to a 10-8 win at Georgia State on Sunday. It was BU's first victory of the young season.
February 16, 2013
Georgia State Beats Butler 17-9
Slugging first baseman Jimmy Risi went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs but the Butler baseball team lost 17-9 at Georgia State.
February 15, 2013
Bulldogs Lose 12-7 In Season Opener
Butler slugged two home runs, but Georgia State had too much offense as the Bulldogs lost 12-7 in the season opener for both teams.
February 14, 2013
2013 Butler Baseball Preview
Video preview for Butler's 2013 baseball season. Feb. 14, 2013.
February 8, 2013
Byerly Named On Stopper Watch List
Senior Chase Byerly has been named to the preseason stopper of the year watch list by the National College Baseball Writers of America.
January 28, 2013
Butler Baseball Notebook
The Butler baseball team takes the field 18 days from today, and there has been plenty of news this offseason. Click here to read the latest info on BU baseball.
November 27, 2012
Bulldogs Add 3 During Fall Signing Period
Head coach Steve Farley and the Butler baseball program have added three players during the fall signing period. Dan Busch, Omar Maldonado and Danny Pobereyko have signed to join the Bulldogs in the fall of 2013.
October 26, 2012
Photo Gallery: Butler Baseball Homecoming
Each Homecoming at Butler, the Butler baseball program welcomes its alumni back to Bulldog Park. Click here for a photo gallery.
October 23, 2012
Dalton's Squad Clinches Fall Intrasquad Series
Senior Jack Dillon scored the winning run in the 9th inning to clinch Butler baseball's Fall World Series for the team coached by Michael Dalton.
October 9, 2012
Dalton's Team Takes 2-0 Lead In Butler Fall World Series
The squad coached by Michael Dalton took a pair of pitchers' duels to take a 2-0 lead in Butler's Fall World Series.
September 11, 2012
Farley A Featured Speaker At Coaching Convention
Steve Farley, now in his 22nd season at Butler, has been selected to speak at the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) national convention in Chicago.
August 29, 2012
Radley Haddad Recognized By Perfect Game
Senior catcher Radley Haddad was ranked as the 10th best prospect in the Prospect League during the summer, according to rankings by Perfect Game. Click here to see the entire list of players.
August 21, 2012
Baseball Tryouts: Information Meeting On Tuesday
Any male Butler student interested in trying out for the baseball team should attend an informational meeting Tuesday, Aug. 21at 8 p.m. The meeting will be in the east classroom in Hinkle Fieldhouse.
August 17, 2012
Coach Farley In Dominican Republic - Part 3
Click here to read the final installment of head coach Steve Farley's coaching trip to the Dominican Republic.
August 6, 2012
Coach Farley In Dominican Republic - Part 2
Click here to read about head coach Steve Farley's experience coaching this summer in the Dominican Republic.
July 23, 2012
Butler Baseball Update - July 23
Another Butler pitcher made his professional baseball debut and head coach Steve Farley checked in from the Dominican Republic, where he was working a baseball camp. Click here for some of the latest updates regarding Bulldog baseball.
July 12, 2012
2012 NCAA Champ Arizona Highlights 2013 Baseball Slate
A new conference schedule and two games at 2012 College World Series Champ Arizona highlight the 2013 Butler baseball schedule. The Bulldogs are scheduled to have 20 home dates, welcoming teams such as Saint Louis, Indiana, Fordham, Rhode Island and Xavier to Bulldog Park.
July 11, 2012
Jordan Goldschmidt Makes Rockford River Hawks Roster
Former Butler relief pitcher Jordan Goldschmidt has made the roster of the Rockford River Hawks of the Frontier League. Goldschmidt was part of BU's program for two years after transferring from Eastern Michigan.