Midweek Report: Two re-matches on the schedule

Illinois baseball had a pretty rough Sunday against Michigan. In game 1, they were shut out for the third time this year, 3-0.  Pete Cappetta did manage to bang out two hits in the losing cause.  John Anderson does deserve some credit for his eight inning complete game where he…

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Season finale sees Illinois take on the Hoosiers

Tom Shelton takes umm… batting practice before the Western Michigan game For the last regular season weekend, we’re playing the Indiana Hoosiers.  Note I use term “weekend” loosely since the series starts on Thursday.  Given the teams playing, I’m expecting some wild and wooly games. Indiana Hoosiers May 20, 2010…

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Midweek Preview: We have two home games to help us prepare for the homestretch

  Craig Lutes heads towards first after hitting the ball Friday night We’re winding down the season with six more home games left.  We’re fortunate to have two midweek games at home this week though.  And whenever Coach Hartleb’s alum comes to town, that gives the media another storyline to…

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3/16 Post Weekend Debriefing: Matt Dittman gets Big Ten Player of the Week honors

Let’s talk about the fun stuff first. Matt Dittman was awarded the co-Big Ten Player of the Week yesterday!  He hit .615 for the weekend with five rbis and scored seven.  Ditt’s timing was impeccable as his big game came in the 11-10 win against #12 Coastal Carolina when he…

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