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Illinois baseball opens up the season against top-25 competition

Illinois' Cody Sedlock (29) throws the ball to first base during the baseball game v. Indiana at Illinois Field on Friday, Apr. 17, 2015. Illinois won 5-1.
February 17, 2016

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...

Illinois baseball still has a lot of question marks

Illinois' Cody Sedlock throws a pitch during the baseball game against Indiana at Illinois Field on April 17, 2015. Illinois won 5-1.
February 16, 2016

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...

Young Illinois baseball team still aiming high

Illinois' Jason Goldstein (34) warms up before the start of the inning during the baseball game v. Indiana at Illinois Field on Friday, Apr. 17, 2015. Illinois won 5-1.
February 2, 2016

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,...

A Conversation with an Illini: Charlie Naso

The Illini baseball team huddles before the start of their game against Notre Dame on May 30 at Illinois Field.
October 12, 2015

Illini relief pitcher Charlie “Chuck” Naso is a savage. This week I sat down with the right-hander to talk about the team’s magical 2015 season, meeting David Price and my chances at touching his...

Illini baseball celebrates record-breaking MLB draft

Illini baseball celebrates record-breaking MLB draft
June 14, 2015

The Illini baseball team's season ended on a bitter note after losing to Vanderbilt in the Champaign Super Regional on May 8.Despite the season ending, the Illini still made history. Nine Illinois...

Illinois baseball falls short of College World Series

June 9, 2015

Tyler Jay did what was asked of him Sunday at Illinois Field in game two of the NCAA Champaign Super Regional.Jay, who spent his career at Illinois coming out of the bullpen, received the nod because the...

Illinois baseball to face Vanderbilt at NCAA Champaign Super Regional

Illini first baseman David Kerian and third baseman Ryne Roper celebrate Illinois' victory over Wright State at Illinois Field on June 1.
June 3, 2015

The Illinois baseball team is two wins away from reaching the College World Series for the first time in program history. Only one more opponent stands in the way: Vanderbilt, the defending CWS champions.“I'm...

Illinois baseball captures first regional championship in program history

Illini pitcher Tyler Jay during a shutout inning in Illinois' victory over Wright State at Illinois Field on June 1.
June 1, 2015

Tyler Jay’s only appearance at the NCAA Championship Champaign Regional for the Illinois baseball team couldn’t have been a more vital one. The southpaw entered the championship game in the sixth inning...

Johnson's complete game leads Illini past Notre Dame

Illini pitcher Drasen Johnson winding up during his 9-inning shutout against Notre Dame at Illini Field on May 31.
June 1, 2015

The Illinois baseball team shutout Notre Dame by a score of 3-0 in the second game of the NCAA Champaign Regional. The team is now one win away from reaching its first super regional.The first four innings...

Relish this rare opportunity for Illini baseball

May 31, 2015

Illinois baseball kind of sneaks up on you every year.Not the team; the season itself. It will begin in some warm-weather state, like Texas, Florida, or Georgia, where the weather is suitable for baseball...

Illinois baseball to host first regional in school history

Illinois’ Pat McInerney celebrates his home run hit during the baseball game vs. Purdue at Illinois Field on April 11. The Illini were assigned the No. 6 national seed and will host a regional in the NCAA tournament.
May 25, 2015

The Illinois baseball team already won the Big Ten regular season title, ripped off a 27-game win streak and have the highest winning percentage in the country.Now the Illini shoot for Omaha.From May 29-June...

?Illini Coach of the Year: Dan Hartleb

May 10, 2015

By joey Figueroastaff writerWhen a team doesn’t perform well for an extended time, the coach often takes the blame. When a team is successful, the players usually garner most of the credit.But when a...

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