Illinois splits opening doubleheader

After a scheduling snafu, Illinois baseball split their opening doubleheader in St. Louis on Sunday.  It wasn’t easy. The original weekend series in Beaumont, Texas hosted by Lamar University was cancelled due to flight cancellations.  The Illinois baseball program re-scheduled with two new teams, South Dakota State and Austin Peay. …

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Game 2 of Super Regional postponed till Monday

Illini players play the waiting game in the bullpen area The fans showed up and the players warmed up for Sunday’s Super Regional game between Illinois and Vanderbilt.  As the 5:05pm starting time inched closer and the normal pre-game announcements and rituals we usually go through didn’t happen, I wondered…

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#2 Illinois enters Big Ten Tournament as top seed

Casey Fletcher rips a double before the rains came The weather prevented #2 Illinois from finishing their regular season on Saturday.  Down by a run In the fourth inning of their last match against the Nebraska Cornhuskers, there was a downpour and after a delay of over 2 1/2 hours,…

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Illinois baseball cools off Spartans in Big Ten opener 8-4

Kevin Duchene improves to 4-1 for 2015 In probably the coldest game the Illinois baseball team has played in long, long time, they won their Big Ten opener. They defeated the Michigan State Spartans in East Lansing today by the score of 8-4. It was a brisk 25 degrees in…

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