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Rays make USF pitcher’s dreams a reality

Former USF pitcher Brandon Lawson emerged as one of the Bulls’ best pitchers in 2016, leading all starters with a 2.50 ERA in 15 games. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Since he first began playing baseball at a young age, Brandon Lawson dreamt of being drafted by an MLB team.  Lawson’s […]

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Freshman pitcher finds his stride in the bullpen

Freshman pitcher Andrew Perez lasted only two starts as a starting pitcher for USF in 2016, but stepped up as a reliever in the eighth-inning role after his demotion. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/JACOB HOAG It was a daunting experience for Andrew Perez to be removed from his starting pitcher role, especially […]

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Slumping Bulls get much-needed win

Senior Michael Clarkson reached career highs in innings pitched and strikeouts in a 6-2 USF win. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/GOUSFBULLS.COM At a time when the Bulls needed a win more than ever, losing eight of their last 10 games, senior pitcher Michael Clarkson delivered a career-best performance in USF’s 6-2 […]

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From the sidelines to the limelight

Injuries forced redshirt junior Tommy Eveld out of football, but it didn't take long for him to be back on a field as he now pitches for USF baseball. ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Tommy Eveld was playing catch in the front yard with his older brother Bobby when he started to […]

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Bulls back Lawson after rough start

Junior Brandon lawson gave up four runs earyl, but surrendered only one hit over his next six innings of work. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU By the time the ball was finished sailing off the end of USF outfielder Chris Chatfield’s bat, it had cleared not only the outfield wall, but […]

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Sanders stifles Eastern Michigan despite errors

Senior Levi Borders went 3-for-4 on Friday night with two runs scored and two RBIs. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/SEBASTIAN CONTENTO In two starts this season Phoenix Sanders has been scored on 10 times, with nine of those runs coming as the result of his defense’s errors. Friday night, Sanders did his […]

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Pitching struggles for USF baseball in 13-6 loss

USF coach Mark Kingston finds no answers in his bullpen on Tuesday night with his staff allowing 13 runs. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU No matter which pitcher USF coach Mark Kingston called upon Tuesday night, Florida Gulf Coast University continued to hit, scoring runs off four different Bulls pitchers on […]

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Three takeaways from USF baseball’s opening weekend

Former closer Tommy Peterson pitched 46 2/3 innings fr USF last season before being drafted by the Washington Nationals. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Aside from the green and gold imprinted on the players’ jerseys, a casual USF baseball fan would have likely had trouble recognizing the team that took two […]

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USF’s McMurray, Williams earn conference honors

Freshman guard Jahmal McMurray sits just 91 points behind former USF standout Dominique Jones for most points scored by a freshman. ORACLE FILE PHOTOT/ADAM MATHIEU For the second time in his young career, men’s basketball’s freshman point guard Jahmal McMurray was named the AAC Rookie of the Week on Monday […]

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USF baseball holds off Liberty for series win

Sophomore pitcher Joe Cavallaro pitched six innings in Sunday’s win, allowing only one run. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU If the USF baseball team proved anything in its opening series of the season against Liberty, it’s that the Bulls thrive under pressure. Both of USF’s home wins this weekend came down […]