Baseball

Weems' career at UA shows hard work pays off

 “I would just like to thank all the coaches that got me here to this point, all the little leagues coaches and the travel coaches that really took the time and effort to teach me the game of baseball and teach me to be the man that I am today,” Weems said.   Read more

Comeback 'Cats down UNLV

During the Arizona baseball team's Tuesday night loss to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, it was the Runnin' Rebels (7-3) that came up with the timely hits down the stretch, resulting in a 12-10 Arizona loss. Read more

Baseball hosts Runnin' Rebels

With 17 freshmen and 21 newcomers on the Arizona baseball roster, five games isn't nearly enough time for head coach Andy Lopez and his staff to see what type of team they have. Read more

Baseball notes: Savior needed for UA bullpen

After sophomore reliever Bryce Bandilla blew Friday night's game against Long Beach State University by allowing three runs on four hits in two innings, Arizona baseball head coach Andy Lopez put a sign outside of the clubhouse that reads ""closer wanted."" Read more

Dirtbags on deck

Arizona baseball head coach Andy Lopez took a leap of faith when he handed 19-year-old freshman pitcher Kurt Heyer the ball a week ago in the 2010 season opener. Read more

Cal closes in on depleted league title

The leader of the Pac must take the heat.First-place California men's basketball coach Mike Montgomery fielded questions Tuesday in a teleconference that aired the Pacific 10 Conference's frustrations from the entire season. Read more

Athlete of the Week: Kurt Heyer

Arizona baseball freshman pitcher Kurt Heyer had about as impressive a debut as humanly possible last Friday, as he pitched six innings of three-hit, one-run ball while striking out 13 batters en route to a 8-1 victory against Utah Valley University. Heyer's performance earned him Pacific 10 Conference Pitcher of the Week honors and a ""Louisville Slugger"" National Player of the Week award by Collegiate Baseball. The Arizona Daily Wildcat caught up with Heyer to discuss his lights-out debut, his trio of nicknames and his favorite thing to sleep with the night before game day. Read more

Freshman Heyer in uncharted territory

Prior to Friday night's Arizona baseball season opener against Utah Valley University, head coach Andy Lopez and his players used words like ""workaholic"" and ""dominant"" to describe freshman pitcher Kurt Heyer. Read more

Stepping into the spotlight

Of the Arizona baseball players, 23 will wear Arizona across their chests for the first time this season, making it difficult to pinpoint one player who needs to step up for the Wildcats in 2010. Read more