Illinois Baseball win one at Kleberg Bank College Classic

Craan makes the All-Tournament team Last weekend, Illinois Baseball participated in the Kleberg Bank College Classic hosted by Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.  The Illini (2-5) came away with just one Friday win but with a couple more runs and maybe some momentum in the right time, it could have easily been 3-0 Illinois.  Pat McInerney had […]

Illini baseball returns to Texas to gain some ground

Pat McInerney wants to add another homer or two After a 1-3 opening weekend at the Lamar Cardinal Classic, Illinois baseball will travel back to Texas this weekend.  This time they are visiting Corpus Christi and will hosted by the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi islanders.  The islanders are hosting a tournament at Whataburger Field involving Missouri […]

Big Bopper Kerian Brings Back Boasting Brags with Blast in Border Battle

Kerian leads the Big Ten with seven homers At GCS Ballpark In Sauget, Illinois, David Kerian was the man of the night on Tuesday night.  Down 3-2 in the top of the sixth, his two-run homerun put the Illini up for good against the Missouri Tigers.  With help from the bullpen, Illinois eventually won the […]

Battle at Busch game postponed till April 23rd

A quick announcement… Due to the weather in St Louis, the game that was scheduled for tonight will be postponed and played in two weeks, on April 23.  The time of the game will be 6:30pm.  If you bought a ticket for the Missouri-Illinois, don’t worry.  The ticket will be honored for that game.  One […]

The Battle (at Busch) is back on!

Earlier this year when the schedule was released, I noticed that the Illinois-Missouri game was scheduled to be held in Sauget, Illinois.  I did a little double take when I saw that and it just didn’t register with me.  Now, it all makes sense.  Coach Hartleb pulled a rabbit out of cap or pulled some […]

Illinois to test #18 Purdue this weekend

Jordan and Justin Parr:  brothers tied for team lead in extra base hits with 12 The Illini didn’t quite pull it off at the Battle of Busch against Missouri.  They got a quick 3-1 lead in the first but Mizz pecked away at it till it was 5-3.  Relievers Ronnie Muck and Reid Roper did […]

Weather wreaking havoc with the schedule

Weather continues to be an issue with the Illinois baseball schedule.  The Battle at Busch game tonight against Missouri has been postponed with no makeup scheduled yet. Also, the time of Wednesday’s game against the Illinois State Redbirds has been moved up to 3:05pm to take advantage of the warmer afternoon weather. Tags: battle at […]

Illinois looking for revenge at Tuesday’s Battle at Busch

Tuesday night, the Illini baseball team will take on the Missouri Tigers in the Battle at Busch in St Louis.  This will be the second annual ‘Battle’- Illinois lost to the Tigers in a hard fought 7-4 match in 2010.  I went to the game and though the good guys didn’t win, it was quite […]

Some quick notes before tomorrow’s home opener

Fightingillini.com came out with their weekend preview.  Johnson-Anderson-Kimes are the set pitchers for the weekend. For those who can’t make it out to the weekend, Gametracker will be up and so will live audio.  Links for all that are on the preview page. St Louis Bus Trip On a different note, I’ve been asked about […]

Tickets now on sale for Battle at Busch!

Willie Argo approaching the plate Battle at Busch in 2010 The UI Athletic Department has announced that tickets for the second annual Battle at the Busch have gone on sale.  Illinois will take on Missouri Tigers and play at the home of the Cardinals on March 29th.  Gametime is 6:30pm. Tickets are $10.  Most likely, […]