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 […]

Illinois baseball renews Iowa rivalry this weekend

Will Krug and David Kerian are hoping to spark some offense at Duane Banks Field this weekend A lot has happened in the Illinois baseball program in the past week but it’s time for them to buckle down and play some baseball.  They’ll be playing the Iowa Hawkeyes in Iowa City this weekend. To recap […]

Last home stand for Illinois baseball brings on Michigan State

John Kravetz goes for win #6 on Saturday This is it, local Illinois baseball fans!  If you waited to see the Fighting Illini baseball team (27-14, 10-5 Big Ten) in action, this weekend against Michigan State (27-14, 8-7 Big Ten) is the last chance you can see them at Illinois Field.  The 2014 schedule has […]

The battle of the top teams: Can Illinois make a stand against Indiana?

Support your local starting pitcher:  Drasen Johnson is 4-4 with a 2.30 ERA You could say it was Illinois’ biggest series of the year but even that is an understatement.  In some ways, this weekend’s three game set against Indiana is one the highlights of the conference.  Imagine the two best teams facing off against […]

Illinois test their luck against Penn State this weekend

Catcher Jason Goldstein takes a team leading .377 batting average into this weekend This weekend, the Illini baseball team travel to State College to reverse their recent downward trend against Penn State (17-16, 5-3 Big Ten).  After winning ten of eleven games, Illinois (18-14, 6-3) has now lost three straight including a 6-2 loss on […]

Illinois Baseball to host Wolverines this weekend

Shortstop Adam Walton brings a 10-game hitting streak into this weekend After two Big Ten weekends, Illinois Baseball is off to a 5-1 conference start (17-11 overall).  That by the way, is the best Big Ten start under Coach Dan Hartleb’s reign.  Illinois hopes to continue their good luck against slightly stiffer competition at home […]