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Illinois starting pitcher Cole Bellair delivers the pitch during game three of the series against Penn State on Saturday, March 26. The freshman pitched 8 innings and only giving up one run on six hits in the Illini's 5-3 loss.

Illini baseball face in-state opponent Tuesday

By Cole Henke April 11, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] freshman Cole Bellair is still adjusting to life as a starter. Last season, the prospect of the Illinois baseball team going up against Illinois State’s pitcher Jacob Hendren would...

Illinois' head coach Dan Hartleb watches on from the dugouts during the game against Lindenwood University at Illinois Field, on Wednesday, March 18, 2015.

Illinois baseball unable to capitalize on key opportunities in rubber match

By Cole Henke April 10, 2016

Tweet: Despite the opportunity, @Illinibaseball could not capitalize when they needed to and lost in its matchup with Iowa.The Illinois baseball team had a chance to take back the lead against the...

Illinois' Jason Goldstein (34) reaches out to catch the pitch during the baseball game v. Indiana at Illinois Field on Friday, Apr. 17, 2015. Illinois won 5-1.

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

By Daniel Collins March 27, 2016

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...

Illinois' Cody Sedlock (29) pitches during the game against Lindenwood University at Illinois Field, on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. The Illini won 7-1.

McMillan goes yard, Bellair gets first start

By Daniel Collins March 15, 2016

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...

Bellair has breakout weekend for Illinois baseball

By Cole Henke February 29, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] RHP Cole Bellair looked like a veteran on the mound against Florida gulf Coast.There is one pitcher on the Illinois baseball staff who hasn't given up a run in more than one inning...

Illinois' Pat Mclnerney (27) takes a swing at the ball during the baseball game v. Indiana at Illinois Field on Saturday, Apr. 18, 2015. Illinois won 6-3.

Strong pitching performance gives Illinois third straight win

By Cole Henke February 28, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] ‘s LHP Doug Hayes hazed the FGCU Eagles for six innings, Illini win 4-2The Illinois baseball team went through a bit of déjà vu when it picked up its third straight victory...

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