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Illinois baseball unable to capitalize on key opportunities in rubber match

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 Iowa Hawkeyes in the top of the ninth Sunday, but was unable to capitalize. Illinois finished its...

Doug Hayes tosses one-hitter, Illinois baseball takes game one of doubleheader

Doug Hayes tosses one-hitter, Illinois baseball takes game one of doubleheader

By Daniel Collins

March 26, 2016

Illinois baseball (10-10, 2-0 Big Ten) took advantage of multiple Penn State (9-12, 0-2) miscues Saturday behind a dominating pitching performance by Doug Hayes in game one of a doubleheader that took just under two hours to complete. Hayes earned the win in the 6-1 victory at Illinois Field. The sou...

Illini baseball tops Penn State, wins first conference game

Illini baseball tops Penn State, wins first conference game

By Daniel Collins

March 26, 2016

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...

Illini baseball's lineup fluid under Dan Hartleb

Illini baseball's lineup fluid under Dan Hartleb

By Daniel Collins

March 2, 2016

Adam Walton isn’t a prototypical leadoff hitter.He understands his role on the team as someone who should take four to five pitches during his at bat in order to give those behind him a good look at opposing pitchers’ arsenals. But when he feels the need to, he doesn’t hesitate to swing at the first pitch...

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

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...