As far as spring games go at East Carolina I thought this year’s was very good. We saw most of the starters play a great deal. Nobody got hurt. There were plenty of big plays. There were just enough turnovers to keep everything honest. Perhaps the biggest news was the Pirates got pressure on the… [ Continue Reading ]
These are unprecedented bad times for East Carolina baseball. This is a baseball season that absolutely no one saw coming. Add in injuries, bad luck, poor play at times, it still wouldn’t add up to the season this ECU baseball team is suffering through as we head to the latter part of April. It wasn’t… [ Continue Reading ]
The one factor that East Carolina baseball coach Cliff Godwin worried about in the preseason was injuries to his team. Injuries are not an excuse, and Godwin would never lean that way in trying to explain his team’s play this spring. Still, injuries are the great equalizer. Godwin’s team is deeper than it was a… [ Continue Reading ]
The most anticipated season in East Carolina’s storied baseball history is quickly spiraling out of control. What the Pirates had hoped to be a dream season is turning into a nightmare. It’s only April and there is still time. Still, the time to turn things around is now. This team that was hoping to make it… [ Continue Reading ]
After they finished their weekend series with Connecticut, the East Carolina Pirates stuck around Clark-LeClair Stadium Sunday afternoon to host their annual game with the Exceptional Community Baseball League.
East Carolina coach Cliff Godwin has his club on a definitive, goal-oriented track for wins and losses. Godwin wants his Pirates to go 8-3 every 11 games. They did just that in the first part of the season, but fell off a little in their next 22. The sweep by Mercer was the difference. They… [ Continue Reading ]
East Carolina football coach Scottie Montgomery flashed his patented smile as he began to speak to the media at a noon press conference on Monday before overseeing his team’s first spring workout later in the afternoon. “Welcome to spring 2017,” the Pirates’ second-year head coach said. With that, the month long battle for positions that will lead… [ Continue Reading ]