Relentless Illinois offense dominates Wildcats 17-2 for a sweep!

Celebrating a sweep! Illinois baseball completed their weekend sweep of Northwestern on Sunday in almost ruthless fashion.  They defeated the Wildcats by a football-like score of 17-2.  The game was really never in question with the Illini scoring three runs in the top of the first inning and by the…

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Comeback! Illinois wins a wild one against Michigan State 5-4

David Kerian is welcomed back to the dugout by starting pitcher Drasen Johnson after scoring the winning run As some of the Illinois baseball “oldtimers” who have shown up for this weekend’s alumni festivities can attest, there something about a Illinois-Michigan State series. Adam Walton slaps a triple to drive…

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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 take first two from Salukis

Illinois continued their winning ways as they took the first two games against the Salukis of Southern Illinois.  That gives the Illini ten wins in their last eleven matches and a formidable 12-4 record.     Game #15 / March 15, 2013 vs 4 1   On Friday, Kevin Johnson…

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Illini show us three ways to skin a Wildcat

With today’s 3-2 victory against Northwestern, Illinois completed a three-game sweep of the Wildcats.  Once again, Matt Milroy was fantastic in relief.  He pitched 6 2/3 innings of shutout ball and struck out eleven batters and allowed just two hits.  Northwestern actually got off to a good start today getting…

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Nebraska’s 11-run inning is all they need vs Illinois 18-5

I guess, it’s the nature of college baseball.  Saturday, I was listening to the Illinois-Nebraska game on the way home from grocery shopping when Illinois had a 2-0 lead.  I thought to myself, “Good.  They’ll need more.  But that’s a nice start.”.  But by the time we brought the groceries…

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