May 4, 2012
STORRS, Conn. - After posting identical 11-8 records in March and April, Connecticut opens the month of May with a three-game home series against Cincinnati, including a Saturday doubleheader at Dodd Stadium.
On the Air... In addition to 91.7 FM WHUS and WHUS.org, Saturday’s action can be streamed on WTIC.com with Joe D’Ambrosio, play-by-play voice of UConn football and men’s basketball, calling the action.
About the Huskies...
Last Time Out... The Huskies scored just one run on seven hits through seven innings, but fought back for a 7-4 win at No. 20 Louisville, behind six runs on six hits in the final two innings.
Scouting the Bearcats...
All-Time vs. Cincy...
Last Time They Met... No. 24 UConn fell to
Up Next... The Huskies host Northeastern for a non-conference tilt at 3:00 pm at J.O. Christian on Wednesday, May 9.
Driving Down 32... The Huskies played the first of four games at Dodd Stadium against
Bullpen Bulldog... Oberg has pitched 24.1 innings out of the bullpen in 16 appearances after sitting out the 2011 season due to Tommy John surgery. This season, Oberg assumed the role of closer and has nailed down six saves. He is also the team leader in wins with a perfect 5-0 record. Oberg is just the second pitcher to post five wins without making a start since 1990. He also accomplished this feat in 2010 when he went 5-2.
At Home on the Road... Through 44 games,
BIG EAST Tournament... The 2012 BIG EAST Baseball Tournament will return to Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla., for a fifth straight season, May 23-27.
MiLB Update... Currently 13 former Huskies are on Minor League rosters. Matt Barnes was promoted to
Staff Struggles... Redshirt-freshman right-hander Jordan Tabakman was the last UConn starter to earn a win with a seven-inning effort at