Illinois takes success on the road to Purdue this weekend

Mark Skonieczny bares his teeth as he legs out a triple Baseball is great.  Winning is even better.  After starting the season 6-16, Illinois baseball is starting to find its groove.  In their last twelve games, they won nine.  That includes a 2-1 series win over Northwestern last weekend and…

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Despite opportunities, Illinois drops doubleheader Sunday

Pat McInerney made things interesting with his 5th homer of the year Despite Sunday’s exciting game against Southern Illinois, the Illini couldn’t take advantage of opportunities and ended up losing both ends of a doubleheader.  Illinois lost the first game against Toledo 10-4.  SIU took the second game 3-1.  Illinois…

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The Dugout Club is organizing a fan bus for the April 7 Missouri game at Busch Stadium!

The Fighting Illini Dugout Club has some exciting news for anyone interested in attending the April 7 game at Busch Stadium versus University of Missouri.  They will be sponsoring a fan bus to the game!  Great news!!! Now billed as “The Battle at Busch”, the Illinois-Missouri game is sure to…

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Illini dealt a 4-3 loss by the Purple Aces

#25 Illinois lost an ugly affair against University of Evansville tonight 4-3 in 10 innings.  Ugly in more ways than one.  But before we get to that, let’s talk about some of the positive things to get us started. Dom Altobelli:  3 for 5 Dom Altobelli went 3 for 5…

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Illini split DH with Golden Gophers Saturday

This gentleman had the right idea during the break but a sweep was not in the cards for the Illini Illinois was oh so close to a sweep of Minnesota this weekend.  After a major comeback on Friday, they did the same for the first game on Saturday coming back…

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Some assorted Big Ten Tournament photos

The newly renovated home of the Michigan Wolverine baseball team with the complicated name of “The Wilpon Baseball Complex home of Ray Fisher Stadium”.  Too much like Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.  Anyway, it IS nice. Joe Blackburn has once again gotten a mohawk like last year. Speaking of hair…

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