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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Illini Defeat the Gophers in Hitfest

Brandon Wikoff trots around the bases after hitting his 3rd homerun of the season It was the best game of the season in my opinion.  For those that missed it, it’s too bad.  You missed a heckuva battle between the Illini and the Golden Gophers of Minnesota. A couple facts…

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Illinois finish BIG EAST/Big Ten Challenge on an offensive note

Illinois Baseball lost Saturday night against Notre Dame but rebounded versus West Virginia today to conclude the BIG EAST/Big Ten Challenge down in Florida.  I think it would be safe to say that both games were slugfests. Notre Dame on Saturday Illinois had a chance to win it against the…

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Finishing Yesterday’s Business then the Slugfest continues… only it’s one-sided

Saturday, the Illini went 1-2. Not every day that’s going to happen. My plan was to go the ballpark to see the Illini finish up Friday’s game with the Nittany Lions and play their regularly scheduled doubleheader and was pleasantly surprised to see my buddy Brando had shown up to…

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Illinois-PSU a 16-11 slugfest… and it’s not done yet

When then wind is blowing out like this you’re going to expect a high scoring game.  In this case, it might contribute to bad weather.  In this case, rain which suspended that game in the eighth inning.  Friday’s game will be be picked up at 2pm Saturday to be followed…

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