Despite offensive performances, Iowa is not heaven to Illinois

Doran Turchin’s grand slam on Saturday helped defeat Iowa Despite outscoring the Iowa Hawkeyes by a 16-12 margin this weekend, Illinois (13-16, 4-5 Big Ten) managed just one win in their three game series against Iowa (14-15, 5-4 Big Ten).  The Illini sandwiched their highest scoring game of the year…

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A few Illinois baseball news links to keep you going

Here’s the IlliniHQ.com’s summary from last night’s win against Iowa entitled ‘Shelton delivers’.  I get personal satisfaction from that because Thomas Shelton is a student in the department where I work.  Keep it up, Thomas! IlliniHQ also had an accompanying ‘just-the-facts’ article.  By the way, it’s official, Josh Parr injured…

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Illinois posts just one win against Hawkeyes

It was a rather disappointing weekend for the Illini who won just one against Iowa.  A sweep wasn’t out of the question for me.  The offense only generated six runs in the last two games and generally in college games that’s not enough.  Ironically, the one game when Illinois gave…

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