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  • rexlogo Rex move within four games of first-place Dubois County

    The Terre Haute Rex moved within four games of the first-place Dubois County Bombers, scoring the first 11 runs in a 12-6 shellacking at Bob Warn Field on Tuesday.

    June 27, 2012 1 Photo

  • SPT 062312 SCHROEDER REX.jpg Rex take third straight, move to 12-11 overall

    Wildness cost the Terre Haute Rex a precarious lead in the fifth inning, but thankfully for the home team Quincy returned the favor in the bottom of the ninth inning.

    June 24, 2012 3 Photos

  • Rex top Danville

    Nick Johnson continued to spark the red-hot Terre Haute Rex offense Friday night at historic Danville Stadium, going 3 for 5 with an RBI. Johnson is 11 for 21 in his past six starts, raising his team-best batting average to .428.

    June 23, 2012

  • SPT 050710 JOSH DOVE THS.jpg South grad Josh Dove off to nice start with Rex

    A 2010 Terre Haute South graduate, Josh Dove hopes his pitching career is just taking flight.
    The 6-foot-1, 235-pound right-hander who spent the last two seasons at Lincoln Trail College was signed to a short-term contract with the Terre Haute Rex earlier this week.

    June 22, 2012 1 Photo

  • Kempf, Strunc lead Rex to win at rival Danville

    Kyle Kempf had three hits and was part of three rallies and Tommy Strunc pitched seven strong innings Thursday as the Terre Haute Rex beat the Danville Dans 6-2 in Prospect League baseball.
    The same two teams play again tonight at Danville.

    June 22, 2012

  • Johnson, Kempf lift Rex over Sliders

    Nick Johnson had three hits including a double and Kyle Kempf had a double and a homer Friday night as the Terre Haute Rex defeated the Springfield Sliders 7-3 in Prospect League baseball at Robin Roberts Field.

    June 16, 2012

  • Bus breakdown can’t slow Bombers vs. Rex

    The Dubois County Bombers’ vintage 1940s style bus — an Ebay purchase by the team that was updated with some modern amenities — broke down a mile from Huntingburg Friday, causing the team to get a late start on a trip to Terre Haute.

    June 9, 2012

  • SPT060612rextorgerson.jpg Summer staycation: Four ISU players looking forward to summer with the Rex

    Four Terre Haute Rex players could be crucial parts of the Indiana State baseball team in 2013 as the Sycamores look to maintain the success they had in 2012 with a 41-19 record and NCAA at-large berth.

    June 8, 2012 1 Photo

  • Rex knock Dubois County from unbeaten ranks

    The Terre Haute Rex put together a pair of two-out rallies — one with considerable help — and knocked the host Dubois County Bombers out of the Prospect League unbeaten ranks by a 4-1 score Thursday night at League Field.

    June 8, 2012

  • Dubois County rallies to top Rex

    Losing their third straight game, the Terre Haute Rex let a one-run lead slip away in the seventh inning and dropped an 8-6 decision to the Dubois County Bombers in Prospect League baseball late Saturday night at Bob Warn Field.

    June 3, 2012

  • Inconsistent play hurts Rex

    The Terre Haute Rex fell to 2-2 for the Prospect League baseball season Friday night, getting swept by the Quincy Gems in a two-game set at Bob Warn Field.

    June 2, 2012

  • SPT053112rex kempf.jpg Rex off to solid start despite loss in home opener

    The unbeaten Prospect League baseball start by the Terre Haute Rex ended Thursday night, but manager Brian Dorsett had already learned enough not to be discouraged.
    Although the visiting Quincy Gems won 6-4 in a rain-delayed home opener, Dorsett had seen plenty of good things in a road sweep at Danville by scores of 17-2 and 5-4.

    June 1, 2012 3 Photos

  • Rex summer league team will have almost entire new pitching staff

    Perseverance was one of the stories for the Terre Haute Rex during the 2011 season as manager Brian Dorsett took the team to its first playoff berth in its second year of existence.

    May 27, 2012

  • Heftier home schedule awaits Rex fans

    Terre Haute Rex fans will get to see their favorite baseball team play two additional home games this year — and it will be a championship team they’re watching.

    January 24, 2012

  • America’s (Class) Time: ISU students analyze Rex attendance data for class project

    Though a group of Indiana State University students learned about statistics in class, they discovered even more at a baseball stadium.

    September 4, 2011

  • Gems-Rex-game-160.jpg No comeback this time for Rex

    Perhaps the most endearing trait of the 2011 Terre Haute Rex was their ability to repeatedly forge thrilling come-from-behind victories.

    August 9, 2011 2 Photos

  • spt080611slaznik.jpg Rex's pitching staff has big postseason potential

    Manager Brian Dorsett has his Terre Haute Rex pitching rotation set up just as he would like, with Prospect League all-star right-hander Daniel Heefner set to take the mound tonight at Quincy.

    August 8, 2011 2 Photos

  • spt080611mitchell.jpg Rex earn playoff spot with 8-3 win against Danville

    Going into Saturday’s regular-season finale against the Danville Dans at Bob Warn Field, the Terre Haute Rex faced a potential woulda, coulda, shoulda scenario when it came to qualifying for the Prospect League baseball playoffs.
    The Rex had to defeat Danville or Springfield would need to lose to Hannibal for Terre Haute to qualify for its first-ever playoff bid.

    August 7, 2011 2 Photos

  • SPT080511rex kraemer.jpg Win today puts Rex in Prospect playoffs

    Another day, another comeback in the Prospect League for the Terre Haute Rex.
    Conor Fisk got drilled for six hits and four runs in the third inning but the Rex climbed back in the game, eventually tying it at 4-4 in the seventh when Ronnie Mitchell doubled and scored on a single by Jacob Hayes.

    August 6, 2011 3 Photos

  • Bruno Rex pick up crucial victory, setting up matchup with Springfield

    This evening’s 7:05 p.m. home baseball game at Bob Warn Field against the Springfield Sliders is arguably the most important one in the two-year history of the Terre Haute Rex.
    So it’s nice that the home team will go into it with guns blazing.

    August 5, 2011 1 Photo

  • Nearly 2 years later, Rex a local hit

    On a recent red-hot Sunday evening at Bob Warn Field, Terre Haute Rex general manager Roland Shelton pointed out an elderly lady sitting in the sun as a typical fan of the team.

    August 4, 2011

  • Rex drops DeKalb County 13-11

    Stephen Bruno hit two home runs, and the Terre Haute Rex pounded out 16 hits in a 13-11 victory at DeKalb County in the continuation of a game that began Tuesday night.

    August 4, 2011

  • Rex spooked in loss

    It was exactly three months to Halloween, so that might explain why it was a rather spooky baseball game as Slippery Rock defeated the Terre Haute Rex 6-2 in Prospect League action at Bob Warn Field on Sunday.

    August 1, 2011

  • Rex drop from first

    Two disastrous innings from a tired bullpen helped knock the Terre Haute Rex out of first place in the Prospect League West Division baseball standings Friday night.

    July 30, 2011

  • SPT062711rex kraemer3 .jpg Kraemer's big night keeps Rex in first place

    The Terre Haute Rex maintained at least a tie for first place in Prospect League baseball’s West Division on Thursday, getting a huge night from Koby Kraemer in a 9-5 win over the Chillicothe Paints.

    July 29, 2011 1 Photo

  • SPT072211 rex bruno bat.jpg Rex tighten grip on first place

    The Terre Haute Rex and Nashville Outlaws each had their share of highlights and lowlights Friday night in a first-place battle at Bob Warn Field.

    July 23, 2011 4 Photos

  • Terre Haute Rex celebrating Negro Leagues night at Bob Warn Field

    Director of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Bob Kendrick, is in Terre Haute to celebrate the history. He and George Altman, who played for the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro Leagues prior to joining the Chicago Cubs, will be honored prior to the Terre Haute Rex game tonight at Bob Warn Field.

    July 22, 2011

  • King of Pain: Rex’s Meggs leading league in hit-by-pitch

    When a ballplayer has been struck by more pitches than his strikeout total, he clearly knows how to handle himself at the plate.

    July 20, 2011

  • Rex can’t shake bad start, opposing pitcher; drop from top of division

    The Terre Haute Rex lost 3-1 to last-place DeKalb County on another sauna-like evening at Bob Warn Field, falling out of a first-place tie with Nashville.

    July 20, 2011

  • Metro Roundup: Usually reliable Rex bullpen fails in final two innings

    The usually reliable Terre Haute Rex bullpen failed in the final two innings Saturday night, allowing six runs in the final two innings as host Lorain County came from behind for an 8-3 Prospect League baseball win.

    July 17, 2011

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