2017 Baseball News

  • Defense Shines for ORU Baseball to Hold Off SDSU's Upset Bid, 5-3
    May 25, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team's defense proved to be the difference in a 5-3 victory over South Dakota State Thursday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium to advance to The Summit League Championship game.
  • ORU Baseball Uses Long Ball to Down WIU, 5-2
    May 24, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – Home runs from Sam Grellner and Noah Cummings powered the Oral Roberts baseball team to a 5-2 win over Western Illinois in its opening game of the 2017 Summit League Championship Wednesday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • ORU Baseball Opens Summit League Championships Wednesday
    May 23, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team is set to host the 2017 Summit League Championships May 24-27 at J.L. Johnson Stadium for the 14th time in program history. The top-seeded Golden Eagles face No. 4 Western Illinois in game two Wednesday night at 6 p.m. with live coverage all week on the ORU Sports Network.
  • Thirteen Golden Eagles Earn All-Summit League Baseball Honors
    May 23, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. –Oral Roberts landed 13 players on the 2017 All-Summit League Baseball Team and swept the four major postseason awards Tuesday night at Skyline 60 at CityPlex Towers after winning its 17th-consecutive regular season championship.
  • ORU Batterymates Sweep #SummitBSB Honors
    May 22, 2017
    ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts catcher Matt Whatley was named Summit League Baseball Player of the Week while batterymate Miguel Ausua earned Pitcher of the Week honors for their performances during the week of May 15-21. The awards mark the final weekly accolades of the season.
  • 2017 Summit League Championship Hype Video
    May 22, 2017
    #ORUBase is ready for the 2017 Summit League Championship as the No. 1 seed and host at J.L. Johnson Stadium May 24-27 #SoarAbove
  • ORU Baseball's Regular Season Finale Washed Out at WIU
    May 20, 2017
    MACOMB, Ill. – The Oral Roberts baseball team had to cancel its regular season finale at Western Illinois Saturday afternoon due to the amount of rainfall in the area.
  • Oral Roberts Secures Top Seed in #SummitBSB Championship
    May 20, 2017
    ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts earned the top seed in the upcoming Summit League Baseball Championship for the 17th time in program history and third consecutive year.
  • Golden Eagles Win Sixth Straight in 6-1 Downing of Leathernecks
    May 19, 2017
    MACOMB, Ill. – Dylan Snypes and Miguel Ausua boosted the Oral Roberts baseball team to its sixth-consecutive victory, a 6-1 win at Western Illinois Friday afternoon at Alfred D. Boyer Stadium.
  • ORU Offense Explodes Late in 16-5 Defeat of WIU
    May 18, 2017
    MACOMB, Ill. – The Oral Roberts baseball team scored in six of the final seven innings to erase an early deficit behind 13-unanswered runs claiming a decisive 16-5 victory over Western Illinois Thursday afternoon at Alfred D. Boyer Stadium.
  • Golden Eagles Head to Western Illinois for Final Road Trip
    May 17, 2017
    MACOMB, Ill. – The Oral Roberts baseball team hits the road for the final series of the regular season facing Western Illinois for three games May 18-20. Game one is scheduled for Thursday afternoon at 3 p.m. with live coverage on the ORU Sports Network.
  • Whatley Selected as Johnny Bench Award Semifinalist
    May 17, 2017
    WICHITA, Kan. – Oral Roberts catcher Matt Whatley was one of 15 semifinalists for the 2017 Johnny Bench Award presented by BaseballSavings.com announced by the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission.
  • Golden Eagles Score Early in 11-7 Win over Cowboys
    May 16, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – In its final regular season home game, the Oral Roberts baseball team scored early and often before having to hold off a surging Oklahoma State in a wild, 11-7 victory Tuesday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • ORU’s Williams, NDSU’s Pfannenstein Collect #SummitBSB Honors
    May 15, 2017
    ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts first baseman Brent Williams was named Summit League Baseball Player of the Week, while North Dakota State starting pitcher Reed Pfannenstein garnered the Pitcher of the Week award for their performances during the week of May 8-14.
  • ORU Baseball Closes Home Slate Hosting Rival Cowboys
    May 15, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team hosts in-state rival Oklahoma State for its final regular season home game at J.L. Johnson Stadium Tuesday night. The action gets started at 6:30 p.m. with live coverage available for free on ESPN3.
  • Shelton's Perfect Day Walks ORU Past Omaha, 6-5
    May 14, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – Trent Shelton drew a bases-loaded walk to push the Oral Roberts baseball team to a dramatic 6-5, walk-off win over Omaha Sunday afternoon at J.L. Johnson Stadium to close the series and season sweep.
  • ORU Pitchers Four-Hit Mavericks in 6-0 Shutout
    May 13, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team took advantage of a four-hit effort from the pitching staff in a 6-0 shutout of Omaha, breaking the game open behind a five-run, sixth inning Saturday afternoon at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • ORU Clinches League Title Behind Four Solo Home Runs in Shutout of Omaha
    May 12, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team clinched its 17th-straight Summit League regular season championship by launching four solo home runs in an 8-0 shutout over Omaha Friday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • ORU Welcomes Omaha for Three-Game Weekend
    May 11, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts baseball hosts Omaha for a three-game series at J.L. Johnson Stadium May 12-14 needing just one Summit League win to clinch the regular season championship. Game one against the Mavericks gets the weekend started Friday night at 6:30 p.m. with $1 hot dogs courtesy of Sodexo.
  • Whole Person Champion - Grant Glaze
    May 11, 2017
    Get to know more about ORU baseball player and Whole Person Champion Grant Glaze
  • Grellner Launches Two Home Runs in Extra-Inning Loss at Wichita State
    May 09, 2017
    WICHITA, Kan. – Two home runs from Sam Grellner was not enough for the Oral Roberts baseball team on the road as Wichita State rallied back for a 7-6 win in extra innings Tuesday night at Eck Stadium.
  • Ausua Earns Summit League Pitcher of the Week
    May 08, 2017
    ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts starting pitcher, Miguel Ausua, earned Summit League Pitcher of the Week along with Western Illinois’ reliever Pete Minella for their performances during the week of May 1-7. Western Illinois’ catcher Adam McGinnis was named Summit League Baseball Player of the Week.
  • Golden Eagles Meet Shockers for Mid-Week Tilt Tuesday
    May 08, 2017
    WICHITA, Kan. – The Oral Roberts baseball team heads to Wichita State for a mid-week matchup against the Shockers Tuesday night at 6 p.m. Catch live video coverage on WatchESPN with audio available on the ORU Sports Network, AM 1550 and 99.9 FM.
  • Ausua and Golden Eagles Shutout Bison, 4-0
    May 07, 2017
    FARGO, N.D. – Miguel Ausua gave the Oral Roberts baseball team seven shutout innings in a 4-0 win at North Dakota State Sunday afternoon to avoid the series sweep.
  • Golden Eagles Fall in Game Two to NDSU 3-2
    May 06, 2017
    FARGO, N.D. – The Oral Roberts baseball team was edged by North Dakota State after the Bison hit a walkoff single in the ninth inning to win 3-2 at Newman Outdoor Field in Fargo, North Dakota.
  • NDSU Takes Game One 10-7 Friday
    May 05, 2017
    FARGO, N.D. – The Oral Roberts baseball team had 11 hits in Friday’s game, but fell to North Dakota State 10-7 at Newman Outdoor Field in Fargo, North Dakota.
  • Golden Eagles Make Trek to Fargo for Series with Bison
    May 04, 2017
    FARGO, N.D. – With only three weeks remaining in the regular season, the Oral Roberts baseball team makes its longest trip of the year traveling to North Dakota State for a three-game series against the Bison May 5-7. Game one is slated for Friday night at 6:30 p.m. with game two Saturday at 2 p.m. and the finale set for Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.
  • ORU Baseball Two-Hits Oklahoma State in 4-1 Victory Tuesday
    May 02, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts pitching staff shut down in-state rival Oklahoma State in a 4-1, mid-week victory, holding the Cowboys to two hits Tuesday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • ORU’s Whatley, NDSU’s Lind Earn #SummitBSB Weekly Awards
    May 01, 2017
    ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts catcher Matt Whatley was named Summit League Baseball Player of the Week and North Dakota State pitcher Luke Lind earned the Pitcher of the Week award for their performances April 24-30.
  • ORU Baseball Adds Tuesday Game with Oklahoma State
    May 01, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team has added a mid-week game against Oklahoma State scheduled for Tuesday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
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