#3 Illini come back with a vengeance vs Rutgers 28-13

Casey Fletcher welcomes Jason Goldstein at the plate after his grand slam I’ve seen a lot of college ball games but I don’t think I have seen anything like what I’ve witnessed today.  It was an amazing combination of a comeback/slugfest/blowout.  For those who left early, I am truly sorry.  In a record-setting day, #3 […]

23 in a row!!! #3 Illinois takes two from Rutgers on Saturday

#3 Illinois (42-6-1, Big Ten 18-1) took two games from the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (17-33-1, Big Ten 5-15) in a Saturday doubleheader.  The Illini won the first game 5-4 behind the strong pitching of Kevin Duchene (9-1) and 13 hits by the offense.  Tyler Jay garnered his 10th save of the season.  Game Two starter […]

#3 Illini host Rutgers in return to Illinois Field

The Illinois baseball team is coming back to Illinois Field after a seven game road trip.  Since they left, they risen in the polls some.  This weekend, the now #3 Illini (40-6-1, Big Ten 16-1) will host the Rutgers Scarlet Knights for a three-game set.  It’s not the first time the Illini baseball team has […]

Maryland and Rutgers: What people are saying

When I grew up, it was the Big Ten proper.  At the time, the last team to join the conference was Michigan State back in 1950.  When Penn State joined the conference in 1990 it was a bit of a culture shock accompanied by a bit of snickering.  Sure their football team was great but […]