Illinois get around to defeating EIU Panthers 10-1

David Kerian now leads the team in HR (9) and hitting (.346) The Illinois offense got off to a slow start but once they got cookin’ they couldn’t stop.  Hitless through four innings, the Illini caught fire with David Kerian’s ninth homerun of the season.  By the time the dust…

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Goldstein’s six rbis helps Illini in slugout with Eastern

#12 Illinois (25-6-1) continued their torrid hitting as they defeated their downstate rivals Eastern Illinois (1-24) by the score of 14-10.  Newly honored Big Ten Player of the Week Jason Goldstein didn’t stop his hot hitting.  He had a career high six rbis against EIU going 3 for 6 with…

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Kravetz takes Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honors

With the three game sweep of the Wildcats this weekend, I had a feeling the Big Ten was going to throw an award the Illini’s way this week.  Sure enough, John Kravetz was named Pitcher of the Week.  He becomes the second Illini to receive the award.  Kevin Duchene was…

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Illini Baseball at .500; Parr’s streak at 24 games and climbing

Justin Parr:  24 and counting… Illinois couldn’t pull out a victory against the Buckeyes in their rubber game on Sunday losing 7-3.  The loss gives the Illini a 6-6 conference record and puts them in seventh place in the Big Ten.    Game #36 / April 21, 2013    …

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EIU no problem for Illini 10-3

Davis Hendrickson and Thomas Lindauer share a high five In the past, Eastern Illinois University has given the Illini fits.  Tonight however, Brian de la Torriente had no trouble with the Panther offense and Illini offense teed off of EIU pitching and Illinois won 10-3.  Brian de la Torriente, in…

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Midweek Report: Two re-matches on the schedule

Illinois baseball had a pretty rough Sunday against Michigan. In game 1, they were shut out for the third time this year, 3-0.  Pete Cappetta did manage to bang out two hits in the losing cause.  John Anderson does deserve some credit for his eight inning complete game where he…

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Midweek Report: SIU comes to town Wednesday

Win or lose, Brandon Hohl continues to clobber the ball Tonight, Illinois took their game on the road just a bit south of here and took on Eastern Illinois University.  The pitching fared ok but the offense just couldn’t get going as EIU won 4-1. Illinois’ one run came on…

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