B1G Player of the Week Turchin helps Illinois win two of three in Greenville

  With help from some big bats, Illinois baseball won two of three games down in Greenville, South Carolina.  For the weekend, Illinois outscored their opponents 31-13.  Their wins against Michigan State and Furman extended their winning streak to seven games until the Spartans shut them down Saturday afternoon.   …

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Illinois baseball turning over a new leaf against Sycamores

What a weekend for Illini baseball!  A sweep of the Indiana State Sycamores is just what the team needed.  Not only did Illinois win all three games against the Sycamores (12-12) but they did it in style with a fantastic pitching performance from Ty Weber as well as some offensive…

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Young Illini arms to be tested on opening weekend at Lamar Cardinal Classic

It’s a few days past Valentine’s Day and now we’re talking Opening Day?  It’s hard to believe.  It really snuck up on me.  But boy, I am so glad that baseball season is finally here!  The Illinois baseball team are on their way to Beaumont, Texas to take part in…

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Sedlock signs with Orioles, Walton gets a chance with Diamondbacks

Jim Callis of MLB.com reports that Illinois starter Cody Sedlock signed with the Baltimore Orioles today.  As a result of his first round selection, He’ll receive a nice sum of almost 2.1 million.  1st-rder Cody Sedlock signs w/@Orioles for $2,097,200 (pick 27 value). Illinois RHP, heavy 91-93 sinker to 96,…

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