FINAL: INDIANA 12, BUTLER 2: Hoosiers ended their four-game ski emphatically, pounding out 17 hits, nine for extra bases. IU 3-4-5-6 hitters Sam Travis, Scott Donley, Michael Basil and Dustin DeMuth combined to go 13-for-17 at the plate. Joey DeNato threw a no-hitter through 5 and 2.3 innings. Indiana committed zero errors on a tough [...]
FINAL: BALL STATE 5, INDIANA 3. The Hoosiers’ fourth straight loss. Former Bloomington South standout Tyler Jordan, a junior for the Cardinals, picked up the save. IU did have a couple of shots late, with DeMuth barely missing a homer in the eighth and Nick Ramos flying out to the fence in right to end [...]
Indiana’s 18-game winning streak finally snapped on Sunday, but the Hoosiers went up in the polls despite that. Indiana is ranked No. 12 in the nation by Baseball America this week. The Hoosiers are also ranked No. 13 in the Perfect Game Top 25 and No. 15 in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll.
Bottom 9th: Sam Travis was hit by a pitch to start the inning, but Indiana designated hitter Scott Donley bounced into a 4-6-3 double play. Dustin DeMuth struck out after a Michael Basil single to snap Indiana’s winning streak at 18 games.Illinois won 3-2 with starter Ryan Castellanos getting the win and closer Bryan Roberts [...]
Top 9th: Ryan Halstead pitched a 1-2-3 inning to clinch the 3-2 victory for the Hoosiers, extending their national best win streak to 17 games and improving their record to 24-3 overall, 7-0 in the Big Ten. ———————————————————————————————————-
It’s speculative puff and there’s still a lot of baseball to be played, but the respected publication Baseball America is currently projected Indiana (23-3) to not only play in the NCAA Tournament but to host one of the 16 regions and be the No. 1 seed in that region. The Hoosiers are currently the No. [...]