2016 CSU Baseball News

  • Plan for Singleton Baseball Complex gains momentum
    June 17, 2016
    CHARLESTON -- As CSU commemorates the one-year anniversary of the AME tragedy and remembers the loss of a member of the CSU family, fundraising is currently underway for the Singleton Baseball Complex featuring a two-story 3,500-square-foot building, a memorial plaza and a stadium courtyard. The first floor of the complex will house a locker room, a training room and the Sharonda Coleman-Singleton Enrichment Center. The head coaches office and conference space for team personnel will be located on the second floor.
  • Raynor and Ministeri sign Frontier League contracts
    June 16, 2016
    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Former Charleston Southern pitchers Evan Raynor and Alex Ministeri have signed contracts with the Independent League. Raynor signed earlier this week with the Lake Erie Crushers and Ministeri has signed to play for the Southern Illinois Miners. Both teams are part of the Frontier League.
  • Singleton recognized with Charleston RiverDogs' Humanitarian Award
    June 12, 2016
    CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Southern rising junior Chris Singleton was recognized with the Charleston RiverDogs' Humanitarian Award during Saturday's game at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. The award recognizes individuals who dedicate their time to fighting indifference, intolerance and social injustice and whose approaches and accomplishments are consistent with the club’s goals and mission to better the Charleston community.
  • Buc in the Bigs: Thornburg shining in Brewers' bullpen
    June 10, 2016
    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Former Charleston Southern standout Tyler Thornburg has emerged as a standout reliever for the Milwaukee Brewers this season. Thornburg recently set a reliever franchise record by retiring 23 consecutive batters, most in Brewers history for a reliever.
  • Read ESPN's The Undefeated article "A refuge in right field" on CSU's Chris Singleton
    June 07, 2016
    Inside Chris Singleton’s house are seven paintings of his mother that came in the mail. Some of them capture the infectious smile that everyone says she passed along to him. Others, he admitted, don’t really look like her, but “it’s the thought that counts.”
  • Former Buc R.J. Swindle named finalist for Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2016
    June 01, 2016
    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston Southern alumnus and former big-leaguer R.J. Swindle has been named one of seven candidates for the Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2016. Fans can vote online via the link HERE, and on RiverDogs.com. Official ballots are also available at Riley Park, with voting concluding on Friday, July 21. The top two vote-getters will be inducted prior to the RiverDogs’ August 5th home game.
  • Singleton Fund to benefit from Yankees-Braves Alumni Game on Friday at The Joe
    May 26, 2016
    CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Singleton Memorial Fund will be one of the main beneficiaries when former New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves clash in the inaugural “Legends in the South” Alumni Game on Friday evening (May 27) at Joe Riley Park.
  • Three Bucs earn All-Big South honors; Johnson lands on All-Academic Team
    May 23, 2016
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Three Charleston Southern players were recognized on the 2016 Big South Baseball All-Conference teams, announced Monday by the league office. Senior infielder Kevin Hickey earned Second-Team All-Big South honors as a utility player, classmate Sly Edwards garnered Honorable Mention All-Conference honors, and sophomore pitcher Daniel Johnson was selected to the All-Academic Team.
  • Bucs best PC in season finale, 9-4
    May 21, 2016
    CLINTON, S.C. – Jack Crittenberger was 3-for-4 with three RBI and Charleston Southern scored the final five runs as the Buccaneers wrapped up the 2016 season with a 9-4 win at Presbyterian College of Saturday afternoon.
  • PC slips past Bucs on Friday afternoon, 3-1
    May 20, 2016
    CLINTON, S.C. – Four Presbyterian pitchers combined to hold Charleston Southern to five hits in a 3-1 win on Friday afternoon at the PC Baseball Complex.
  • Bucs fall in series opener at PC, 12-0
    May 19, 2016
    CLINTON, S.C. – Presbyterian scored 10 runs in the first four innings to pull away from Charleston Southern early for a 12-0 win on Thursday afternoon at the PC Baseball Stadium.
  • SCHEDULE CHANGE: Bucs head to PC with Big South Championship spot on the line; Noon DH on Thurs.
    May 18, 2016
    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston Southern plays to extend its season this weekend when the Bucs head to Presbyterian for a three-game series. The Bucs and Blue Hose will play a doubleheader beginning Thursday at noon, before squaring off in the regular season finale Friday at 3 p.m.
  • Bucs’ rally falls just short at Clemson, 3-2
    May 17, 2016
    CLEMSON, S.C. –Bryan Dye’s two-run single in the ninth pulled Charleston Southern within a run, but reliever Alex Eubanks got Mike Sconzo to line out with the tying run on third to preserve a 3-2 win for No. 18 Clemson on Tuesday night at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.
  • CSU can't get bats going in 6-0 loss to No. 20 Coastal Carolina
    May 15, 2016
    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Three Coastal Carolina pitchers combined on a five-hit shutout as the Chanticleers wrapped up the Big South regular season title with a 6-0 victory over Charleston Southern in the Buccaneers’ home finale on Sunday afternoon.
  • Bucs fall to Coastal, 9-3; rubber game set for Sunday at 2 p.m.
    May 14, 2016
    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Coastal Carolina homered in four consecutive innings to erase an early 3-0 deficit and send the Chanticleers on their way to a 9-3 victory over Charleston Southern, evening the Big South series at a game apiece.
  • Bucs fight back from four-run deficit to top No. 20 Coastal, 6-4, in series opener
    May 13, 2016
    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston Southern took advantage of a two-out error in the bottom of the eighth, opening the door for a three-run inning and a resilient 6-4 victory over 20th-ranked Coastal Carolina in the first game of the final home series of the 2016 season.
  • Bucs host nationally ranked Coastal Carolina for Senior Day series
    May 12, 2016
    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston Southern’s large senior class will say goodbye to Buccaneer Field this weekend as CSU hosts Coastal Carolina in Big South Conference play. The series opens with a 6 p.m. first pitch on Friday night at CSU Ballpark.
  • Bucs down N.C. Central, 1-0
    May 11, 2016
    DURHAM, N.C. - Charleston Southern freshman Eddie Hiott notched his first career victory, and teamed with six other pitchers to toss a six-hit shutout in a 1-0 win over North Carolina Central on Wednesday at Durham Central Park.
  • Winthrop takes series finale from Bucs, 1-0
    May 08, 2016
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – Winthrop starter Thad Harris pitched seven scoreless innings and Zach Cook handled the final two to preserve the shutout as Winthrop took the series finale from Charleston Southern on Sunday afternoon, 1-0.
  • Dye, Bucs blast Winthrop to even series, 17-5
    May 07, 2016
    ROCK HILL, S.C. - Charleston Southern ended its offensive slump with a resounding bang and Bryan Dye was a big reason why. Dye was 5-for-5 with two home runs and seven RBIs to spark the Buccaneers to a 17-5 win over Winthrop on Saturday night at Winthrop Ballpark.
  • Winthrop hands Bucs loss in series opener
    May 06, 2016
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – Winthrop scored a pair of first inning runs and steadily pulled away for an 11-1 win over Charleston Southern on Friday night in the Big South series opener at Winthrop Ballpark.
  • Bucs open Big South series at Winthrop on Friday night
    May 05, 2016
    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston Southern will try to start a new season in May begins as the Buccaneers begin the homestretch of the 2016 season on Friday, opening a three-game series at Winthrop. First pitch is at 6 p.m. at Winthrop Ballpark.
  • VIDEO - Bucs seeking strong finish to 2016
    April 28, 2016
    CHARLESTON, S.C. - Check out some highlights of the 2016 season to date as the Bucs prepare to finish strong and earn a spot in the Big South Tournament.
  • Wofford downs Bucs in midweek action, 4-0
    April 26, 2016
    LEXINGTON, S.C. – Wofford’s Elliott Lance, with the help of some big defensive plays, tossed a complete-game shutout at Charleston Southern on Tuesday night at Lexington Stadium, 4-0.
  • Gardner-Webb takes series finale from Bucs, 5-2
    April 24, 2016
    BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Gardner-Webb scored a run in five different innings to overcome an early deficit and hand Charleston Southern a 5-2 loss on Sunday afternoon at John H. Moss Stadium.
  • Bucs can’t find answer for Gardner-Webb
    April 23, 2016
    Boiling Springs, N.C. - Gardner-Webb’s offense came alive to score at least one run in each of the first seven innings to defeat Charleston Southern 21-2 on Saturday’s game at John H. Moss Stadium.
  • Raynor’s strong start spoiled by Gardner-Webb in opener, 1-0
    April 22, 2016
    BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Gardner-Webb’s Brad Haymes pitched a five-hit shutout and outdueled Charleston Southern’s Evan Raynor in a 1-0 shutout on Friday night at John H. Moss Stadium.
  • Bucs travel to Gardner-Webb; Two of Big South’s best starters square off on Friday night
    April 21, 2016
    CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Buccaneers travel to Gardner-Webb on Friday to open a three-game Big South Conference series at Gardner-Webb. First pitch is at 6 p.m. on Friday, followed by 2 p.m. starts on Saturday and Sunday. All three games are scheduled to be streamed on the Big South Network.
  • Bucs upended in midweek action at Upstate, 11-6
    April 20, 2016
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. – USC Upstate scored four runs in the first inning and held off Charleston Southern down the stretch for an 11-6 win in midweek action on Wednesday night at Harley Park.
  • North Greenville tops Bucs in Lexington, 6-2
    April 19, 2016
    LEXINGTON, S.C. – North Greenville scored four third-inning runs and made the early lead stand up in a 6-2 win over Charleston Southern on Tuesday night at Lexington Baseball Stadium.
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