Illini Baseball manage one win on Opening weekend at Lamar Cardinal Classic

First career win for Shilling Battling the weather in Beaumont, Texas, the Illini came away with an opening day win at the Lamar Cardinal Classic this weekend.  After that, it was a matter of bad timing.  When they scored nine, their opponent scored 15.  When they held their opponent to…

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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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Four and Ohhhh! Illini off to a spectacular start!

Johnson, McDonnell, Kravetz and Jay get the job done at the Cardinal Classic If there was any question as to Illinois baseball’s standing in the preseason polls, they have been put to rest.  The Illini baseball team shone in the Lamar University’s Cardinal Classic down in Beaumont, Texas winning all…

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Fighting Illini baseball opens at Lamar University Cardinal Classic

Tyler Jay: High expectations in 2015 for the stopper It’s finally opening weekend!!  With brand new uniforms and two new coaches, the Illini have the same old desire to win.  Don’t expect a lot of changes on this team.  Other than acquiring assistant coach Spencer Allen and volunteer assistant coach…

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Illini baseball split at YMBL Cardinal Classic today

Five hits for Willie Argo on Saturday A split wasn’t in the cards against Gonzaga but the Illini found their bats and arms and won versus the Lamar Cardinals later in the afternoon at the YMBL Cardinal Classic in Beaumont, Texas today.  Against Gonzaga, it was more of the same…

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Preview: Illinois Baseball heads down to Texas for the YMBL Cardinal Classic

From Florida to Texas.  This weekend, the Illini baseball team head down to Beaumont, Texas to participate in the YMBL Cardinal Classic.  Our boys will be taking on the Gonzaga Bulldogs and the host Lamar Cardinals twice each (here are Lamar’s notes for the Classic).  The combined records of both…

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Illinois lose tough pitching duel with Texas State

Texas State 2 Illinois 1 Today’s game was a mirror image of yesterday’s.  Friday Illinois scratched out runs out of nothing.  Today, the hits were there but runs were scarce. Illini starting pitcher Mike Stankiewicz pitched a six inning gem allowing six hits and one run.  Unfortunately, the Illinois offense…

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