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Baseball wins weekend series, takes on Indiana State in mid-week game

Baseball wins weekend series, takes on Indiana State in mid-week game

By Daniel Collins

March 27, 2016


Filed under Sports

Catcher Jason GoldsteinAg knows the Illini can’t let conference games slip away late if they want to win a second-consecutive Big Ten regular season title.After taking the first two games in its weekend series against Penn State, Illinois (10-11, 2-1 Big Ten) AGdropped the third after surrendering four runs in ...

Illini baseball tops Penn State, wins first conference game

Illini baseball tops Penn State, wins first conference game

By Daniel Collins

March 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

Illini baseball (9-10, 1-0 Big Ten) supplied right-hander Cody Sedlock with an early lead in its home opener at Illinois Field, and it was all the dealing ace needed to shut down the Nittany Lions (9-11, 0-1) in Friday's 5-0 win. How it happened: Illinois took advantage of Taylor Lehman's shaky control earlier on – the southpaw hit t...

McMillan goes yard, Bellair gets first start

McMillan goes yard, Bellair gets first start

By Daniel Collins

March 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

Teeing up a fastball or occasional curveball came easy to Jalin McMillan during his high school days.chThings are a little different for him now, though, as he transitions into collegiate baseball with the Illini.“You get yourself out in high school,” said McMillan, who split his high school days at De ...

Illinois baseball picks up win behind Turchin’s two RBIs

Illinois baseball picks up win behind Turchin’s two RBIs

By Cole Henke

February 27, 2016


Filed under Sports

The hits came early and often for both teams during the Illinois baseball team’s Friday matchup against Florida Gulf Coast University.The Illini (2-2) recorded six hits and two runs in the first five innings under the lights in Fort Meyers, Florida, on their way to a 4-2 win over the Eagles. The Eagles (1-4) kept pace kept pace through five, p...

Small adjustments equal big results for a pair of Illini hurlers

Small adjustments equal big results for a pair of Illini hurlers

By Daniel Collins

February 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

Tweet: #Illini baseball begins its series against FGCU tonight. Find out how Illinois' Sedlock, Hayes earned their way to the top of the rotation. A minor adjustment has led to upward success for Illinois' ace.Pitching coach Drew Dickinson and Cody Sedlock worked on a way to make the hurler more dece...

Illini baseball's 2015 understudies strongly contribute to starting roles against Tulane

Illini baseball's 2015 understudies strongly contribute to starting roles against Tulane

By Daniel Collins

February 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

Tweet: #Illini baseball got a minor glimpse of its up-and-coming talent this past weekend in New OrleansPrior to the 2016 season, Cody Sedlock watched the majority of Illini games with his bullpen mates while Anthony Drago found his home in the dugout.Drago was tasked with being a backup to David Kieran — 2015's B...

Illinois baseball opens up the season against top-25 competition

Illinois baseball opens up the season against top-25 competition

By Cole Henke

February 17, 2016


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Season openers are typically a tune-up game for power five conference teams.Illinois football opened its season last Fall against Kent State and won 52-3. Illinois basketball squared up against University of Illinois-Springfield and won 104-69.chIllinois baseball is skipping its tune-up game this seas...

Illinois baseball still has a lot of question marks

Illinois baseball still has a lot of question marks

By Cole Henke

February 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

Tweet: [email protected] will use its games this weekend to round out the bottom of its lineupIllinois baseball head coach Dan Hartleb said there are a lot of question marks floating around in his head.But he clarified that they are not "the panic type of question marks."Illinois enters its first games of ...

Young Illinois baseball team still aiming high

Young Illinois baseball team still aiming high

By Cole Henke

February 2, 2016


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Tweet: "It is a goal of ours to win a national championship." - @IlliniBaseball coach Dan Hartleb.Within three days of Illinois baseball's season-ending super sectional loss to Vanderbilt last season, the team had lost 13 players — seven to the MLB draft.SOLosing those players was by no means a...

Busy summer concludes for Illini baseball

By Nicholas Fortin

August 17, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Illinois baseball team has been busy this summer.After being knocked out by Vanderbilt in Illinois’ first-ever NCAA Super Regional appearance, the Illini had nine players selected in the 2015 MLB draft. Illinois’ eventful summer didn’t stop there as 18 current Illini traded in their orange an...

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