Illinois Baseball begin conference season in East Lansing

Adam Walton leads the team in steals and is tied for the team lead in runs scored The Illinois baseball team have had great ride up until now.  They are 18-5-1 and are ranked as high as #17 in the polls.  Throw that all out the window now because the Big Ten season starts Saturday.  […]

Illinois baseball host South Florida this weekend

Drasen Johnson will go for win #3 this Saturday This weekend, #18 Illinois baseball will take on a tough University of South Florida Bulls team at Illinois Field  This season, the Bulls are 15-6-1 and currently on a nine-game win streak.  The Illini are 15-4-1 and look to extend their three-game winning streak. The pitching […]

Pitching rotations announced for Illinois series against SIU

Pat McInerney drives in a run on Tuesday against Chicago State Illinois Baseball’s preview is up now for this weekend’s series against Southern Illinois.  It can’t be emphasized enough.  Our pitching rotation is so strong that we can’t find room for a pitcher of Rob McDonnell’s caliber.  McDonnell did a fine job pitching six shutout […]

Illini baseball host SIU Salukis this weekend

Kevin Duchene goes for his third consecutive win this weekend Illinois baseball (12-3-1) will treat the home fans to a three-game series against the Southern Illinois Salukis (2-13) this weekend.  Despite the near mirror won-loss record of each team, this is a rivalry matchup that usually ranks as one of the best series of year.  […]

Illini baseball hope to corral OSU Cowboys this weekend

Reid Roper is leading the Illini in hitting (.413) and rbis (13) this season In their last road series before coming home to Illinois Field, the Fighting Illini (9-2-1) will be going to Stillwater, OK to face the #10 Oklahoma State Cowboys (6-4).  This will be one of the toughest test yet of the Illini […]

Unbeaten Illini ready to grab some more wins at Chanticleer Classic

Kevin Duchene is ready to get into action at Myrtle Beach This weekend, it will be a five-game set for #25 Illini (6-0-1) down in South Carolina.  Coastal Carolina University Baseball will be hosting the four-day event known as the Chanticleer Classic.  Fire up Gametracker! It’s time to follow some Illini baseball!  The Fighting Illini […]

Illinois baseball remains undefeated after eventful weekend

Casey Fletcher is hitting .417 in seven games this season In Friday’s game, Drasen Johnson got run support.  An Illini win ended with a walk-off HBP on Saturday.  And Sunday’s game ended in a tie.  Indeed, it was a strange weekend for Illinois baseball down in Florida.  But in the end, the Illini can still […]

Illinois Baseball hopes to build on momentum in Florida

David Kerian is batting an even .500 after last weekend It’s been a exciting week after Illinois’ surprise 4-0 opening weekend in Beaumont, Texas.  Surprising that is, to everyone outside of the Illini Nation.  It wasn’t so much that the good guys swept opponents New Mexico State and Lamar but in the way that they […]

Fighting Illini baseball opens at Lamar University Cardinal Classic

Tyler Jay: High expectations in 2015 for the stopper It’s finally opening weekend!!  With brand new uniforms and two new coaches, the Illini have the same old desire to win.  Don’t expect a lot of changes on this team.  Other than acquiring assistant coach Spencer Allen and volunteer assistant coach Kyle Hudson, there have been […]

#28 Huskers host Illini for last regular season series

John Kravetz scheduled to pitch last game of the regular season The final regular season is upon the Illinois (30-17, 16-5 Big Ten) baseball team as they face the tough #28 Nebraska Cornhuskers (35-17, 16-5 Big Ten).  It will be a battle of the two second place teams and one team will end up owning […]