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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


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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 ...

Bellair has breakout weekend for Illinois baseball

By Cole Henke

February 29, 2016


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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 of work.It isn’t lefty submarine hurler J.D. Nielsen. It isn’t senior closer Nick Blackburn....

Strong pitching performance gives Illinois third straight win

Strong pitching performance gives Illinois third straight win

By Cole Henke

February 28, 2016


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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 on Saturdy against Florida Gulf Coast.The Illini’s (3-2) second game of a three-game series against the...

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...

Nielsen and Blackburn set in the back end of Illinois baseball’s bullpen

Nielsen and Blackburn set in the back end of Illinois baseball’s bullpen

By Cole Henke

February 25, 2016


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The Illinois baseball team was down 1-0 against Tulane on Sunday when head coach Dan Hartleb CHpulled starting pitcher Andrew Mamlic with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning.Hartleb called on senior left-handed pitcher J.D. Nielsen chto work a lefty-lefty matchup. Nielsen continued to work hi...

Illini baseball celebrates record-breaking MLB draft

Illini baseball celebrates record-breaking MLB draft

By Masaki Sugimoto

June 14, 2015


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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 players were drafted in the 2015 MLB draft, which broke the 1985 record of when six Il...

UPDATE: Illini drafted into the MLB

By Daily Illini Staff Report

June 9, 2015


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Six more Illini players were selected on the final day of the MLB draft, bringing the total number of drafted players up to nine.The Illini tied for having the third most players drafted in the nation.Jason Goldstein was selected in the 17th round with the 522nd overall pick ...

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