- Terre Haute Rex
Rex win streak broken
Erlin Santos and Derek Hannahs were poised to be the stars of the game, a game the Terre Haute Rex could very well have won 1-0 in nine innings and sent a crowd of 1,309 fans home happy.
Terre Haute Rex reach .500 with fifth straight victory
Confidence is high in the Terre Haute clubhouse after a fifth straight victory Friday, but work remains to be done as the Rex (7-7) remain 51⁄2 games behind first-place Quincy (12-1) in the Prospect League’s Western Division.
Rex come back for fourth straight victory
The winning streak continues.
Terre Haute took its fourth straight in Prospect League play, coming from behind for a 3-2 victory at Dubois County.
Rextreme comeback: Hayes hits inside-the-park 3-run homer for win in 9th
Every now and then, baseball provides moments that will live on in the memories of all that witness it.
Wednesday night at Bob Warn Field was one of those rare occurrences.
Dorsett likes what he sees with another Terre Haute Rex win
The Terre Haute Rex struggled out of the gates to a 2-7 record, but Tuesday night’s 7-1 victory against the Springfield Sliders was the type of all-around performance manager Brian Dorsett has been expecting.
Rex ride Roglen, Upp to victory over Danville
After struggling through a 3-7 start, Terre Haute Rex manager Brian Dorsett wanted to see better defense and timely hitting as a starting point to get the club back on track.
Still adjusting: Rex fall 4-1, offense not clicking yet
Starting pitcher Blake Fonfara set the tone well for the Terre Haute on Wednesday, but things continue to turn sour early in the Prospect League season for the Rex.
Outlaws outpace Rex, 7-2
The days are getting longer as the official start of summer approaches.
Monday’s 7-2 victory for the Nashville Outlaws at Bob Warn Field was a long game for fans of the Terre Haute Rex, who were outhit 14-3.
Rex fall 9-4 at Quincy
The Terre Haute Rex lost 9-4 to the Quincy Gems on Saturday in Prospect League action.
Rex strand 16 in loss to Dubois County
What Indiana State players giveth, they taketh away.
That was the case for the Terre Haute Rex against the Dubois County Bombers in Prospect League baseball action Friday.
A place to bond: Fathers, sons take in Rex games
Showing last year’s strong attendance at Bob Warn Field was no fluke, 1,161 fans turned out from the Terre Haute community for Thursday’s Terre Haute Rex season opener.
Walk on, walk off: Rex win with dramatics in ninth inning
A starter for Southern Illinois University was the hero in what is typically enemy territory Thursday night at Bob Warn Field, the home of Indiana State and —now that the calendar is flipped to June — Terre Haute Rex baseball.
Rex ready to build on first-season success
With five returning players and a roster that manager Brian Dorsett says has more speed, a more well-rounded pitching staff and just more talent, the second season for the Terre Haute Rex could be better than the first.
Former ISU pitcher John Howes joins Rex as pitching coach
“I’m looking forward to it. I think it’s awesome what the Rex have done for the community,” Howes said. “How nice was it in July to go to a game?”
Attracting talent: Terre Haute Rex building reputation in baseball world
Attracting the highest quality baseball players as possible may be as important as any goal for the Terre Haute Rex management team.
Doing so is a year-by-year process in which word of mouth can be the best advertising method to appeal to college programs around the nation.
Team president Kevin Hoolehan thinks the Rex got that goal off to a strong start in the team’s first season in 2010.
Dorsett to return as Terre Haute Rex manager
Even though Brian Dorsett keeps busy running his Terre Haute auto dealership, the former Indiana State University athlete and former major-league player can’t quit baseball cold turkey.
He won’t allow himself to do it. Not yet anyway.
2,178 turn out to watch Rex win inaugural season finale
Saturday’s Terre Haute Rex finale could have been a bittersweet affair. After all, less than 24 hours before Saturday’s game against Danville began, the Rex were eliminated from Prospect League playoff contention after they were swept in a doubleheader at Nashville, Tenn. Instead of playing for a playoff spot, the Rex were playing for pride.
From the Pressbox: Terre Haute fans should give themselves a hand for Rex success
Earlier this season, I was told that minor league teams shouldn’t expect to make a profit until their second season of operation. Most won’t escape red ink until their third season.
Terre Haute Rex eliminated from playoff contention
Rex lose, Central Division race tied up
The Terre Haute Rex are fit to be tied … in more ways than one. The Rex played poorly in a 7-2 loss to the Quincy Gems on Wednesday at Bob Warn Field — the Rex committed five errors and squandered several early scoring chances.
Rex score eight of nine runs with two outs in inning
Apparently the worst thing the three pitchers from the Dupage Dragons could do Friday night at Bob Warn Field was get the second out of the inning.
Terre Haute Rex fall 5-2 to division rival Nashville
It wasn’t so much Thursday night’s game at Bob Warn Field that bothered manager Brian Dorsett of the Terre Haute Rex, although the contest obviously wasn’t one of his favorites.
Late night, tough loss: Nashville tops Terre Haute in 13-inning marathon
The formula for extra innings for the Terre Haute Rex is simple. If the day ends in a “y” you have a good chance to see free baseball at Bob Warn Field. Tuesday’s game against Nashville was no exception. The Outlaws forced extra innings with a two-run ninth inning and the game was decided in the 13th when Nashville broke through for an 11-9 victory in a game that lasted 4 hours, 41 minutes and which ended at nearly midnight.
Rex top RiverRats in duel, increase division lead
In the wooden bat Prospect League, power rarely comes into the equation when it comes to offense, but the Terre Haute Rex were the exception that proved the rule in a game at Richmond on Friday.
Rex take first-place showdown with River Rats in 10th
Entering the ninth inning with a two-run deficit, the Rex needed to generate a rally to maintain its Prospect League Central Division lead as the River Rats were on their heels, a half-game behind in the standings.
Michael Son’s pitching leads Rex to win over Dragons in heated game
Emotion is a two-way street in baseball. But the rule of thumb is that it’s a good thing when the team wins.
The Terre Haute Rex had some emotional moments — one in particular that nearly saw both teams boil over — against the Dupage Dragons at Bob Warn Field on Wednesday. But the 5-4 win over the Dragons allowed the Rex to take it all in stride.
Rex slip in rain
The Terre Haute Rex rallied to take a 6-5 on leadoff man Nolan Earley’s sixth-inning solo home run, but the Springfield Sliders scored three in the seventh and held on through a rain delay for a 9-7 victory.
Rex’s bats stay hot in 7-6 win over Paints
The Terre Haute Rex built a 7-3 lead by the seventh inning stretch, then held on with clutch relief pitching over the final two innings to defeat the Chillicothe Paints 7-6 in a Prospect League baseball game on Sunday night.
Double split: Rex take first game vs. Dans, drop second
The “visiting” Terre Haute Rex did their scoring damage “Earley” and often in the first game of a Prospect League baseball doubleheader at Bob Warn Field on Saturday night. Nolan Earley drilled a pair of doubles in each of the first and second innings — both going to nearly identical spots at the base of the wall in front of the scoreboard — driving in three runs as the Rex jumped to an early 5-0 lead.
Meggs helping red-hot Rex with versatility, energy
Meggs resided in Terre Haute for only three years, but he made a huge impact. Not just as a baseball player — two standout seasons at Terre Haute North and a promising freshman year at Indiana State University — but also as a consummate team player.
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