Series win over Buckeyes moves Illinois up in the conference standings

For the second weekend in a row, we had beautiful weather for baseball all three days.  After a marathon 15-inning 1-0 win by Illinois (20-17, 6-6 Big Ten) on Friday night featuring a historical performance by Cody Sedlock, Ohio State (25-14-1, 5-7 Big Ten) came back to win on Saturday. …

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Illinois invites Ohio State to town for BBQ and baseball

Cody Sedlock leads the B1G with 70 strikeouts After five straight non-conference wins, Illinois (18-16, 4-5 Big Ten) is ready to bring on the Big Ten conference again.  This weekend, they will host rival Ohio State Buckeyes (24-18-1, 4-5 Big Ten) at Illinois Field.  Both teams come into the weekend…

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Blackjack! Illinois at 21 straight wins after Ohio State sweep!

Remember when Illinois when lost games?  No, I can’t either.  It’s a faint memory.  Today in Columbus, #6 Illinois (40-6-1, 16-1 Big Ten) extended their winning streak to a lucky 21 by completing a sweep against the #23 Ohio State Buckeyes (31-13, 12-6 Big Ten).  Illinois came back from a…

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Illinois Baseball takes Buckeyes series with 6-5 comeback win… is a sweep in the making?

If you’re in a pinch, you can always call Tyler Jay In a roller coaster game that featured several lead changes, Illinois eked out a key win against Ohio State on Saturday 6-5.  The win is Illinois’ 20th in row and gives at least a series win going into Sunday’s…

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Illinois’ Duchene pitches a three-hit gem to defeat #23 Buckeyes

Illinois baseball is just not content for settling for an undefeated April.  Not stopping there, #6 Illinois baseball easily defeated the #23 Ohio State Buckeyes in the first of their three-game set.  Behind the formidable pitching of starter Kevin Duchene, Illinois won 8-1 for their 19th straight victory. The Illini…

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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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Illinois looks to win rubber game against Buckeyes

Kevin Johnson: all time Illini leader with 333 innings Illinois and Ohio State split their first two games in Columbus this weekend.  Kevin Johnson won Friday’s game in a record breaking fashion 9-2.  On Saturday, it was a narrow defeat for the Illini (24-11, 6-5 Big Ten) as they lost…

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Illini look to improve on 5-4 record in Columbus

  Reid Roper has hit three HR in his last three games After their three-game sweep of Purdue last weekend, Illinois baseball hopes to continue their conference success this coming weekend against the Ohio State Buckeyes.  Ohio State (23-12, 7-5 Big Ten) is one spot above the Illini in the…

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