Big Ten Baseball Tourney: Day 2 roundup

The 2013 Big Ten Baseball Tournament continued Thursday at Target Field with three more games. Illinois survived by eliminating Michigan, Ohio State rallied to top Nebraska, and top-seeded Indiana held off Minnesota.

The action continues at 1:05 p.m. ET Friday live on BTN/BTN2Go. See all the day’s matchups and catch up on the latest scores, stats and videos on our tourney homepage.

NO. 5 ILLINOIS 3, NO. 6 MICHIGAN 2: Sophomore John Kravetz worked his way out of a bases-loaded jam in the first inning with three straight strikeouts, setting the tone for 7.1 strong innings in Illinois’ 3-2 win over Michigan (29-27). The Illini (34-17) stayed alive in the Big Ten Tournament after the bullpen closed out their 10th one-run victory behind two key outs from Drasen Johnson and the seventh save from closer Bryan Roberts. Kravetz improved to 5-2 and matched a career high with seven strikeouts at Target Field. Read the full FightingIllini.com recap.

Illinois-Michigan highlights:

Interview with Illini pitch John Kravetz:

NO. 2 OHIO STATE 3, NO. 3 NEBRASKA 2: Bryan Peters tied Thursday afternoon’s game, 2-2, with a two-out single in the top of the ninth, but a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth resulted in a 3-2 walk-off win for Ohio State Buckeyes in the winner’s bracket of the Big Ten Tournament. Read the full OhioStateBuckeyes.com recap.

Nebraska-Ohio State highlights:

Interview with Ohio State coach Greg Beals:

NO. 1 INDIANA 4, NO. 4 MINNESOTA 2: Top-seeded Indiana moves on with a win over Minnesota. The six-foot-ten lefty Aaron Slegers shut down the Golden Gophers scattering five hits and striking out seven batters in seven innings. Read more at IUHoosiers.com.

Minnesota-Indiana highlights:

Interview with Indiana coach Tracy Smith:

Wednesday, May 22
Gm 1: 1:05 p.m. ET No. 4 Minnesota 3, No. 5 Illinois 2 BOX SCORE | RECAP | VIDEO
Gm 2: 4:35 p.m. ET No. 3 Nebraska 11, No. 6 Michigan 2 BOX SCORE | RECAP | VIDEO
Thursday, May 23
Gm 3: 1:05 p.m. ET No. 5 Illinois 3, No. 6 Michigan 2 BOX SCORE | RECAP | VIDEO
Gm 4: 4:35 p.m. ET No. 2 Ohio State 3, No. 3 Nebraska 2 BOX SCORE | RECAP | VIDEO
Gm 5: 8:05 p.m. ET No. 4 Minnesota vs. No. 1 Indiana BOX SCORE | RECAP | VIDEO
Friday, May 24
Gm 6: 1:05 p.m. ET No. 4 Minnesota 3, No. 5 Illinois 1 BOX SCORE | RECAP | VIDEO
Gm 7: 4:35 p.m. ET No. 3 Nebraska 7, No. 4 Minnesota 4 BOX SCORE | RECAP | VIDEO
Gm 8: 8:05 p.m. ET No. 1 Indiana 11, No. 2 Ohio State 3 BOX SCORE | RECAP | VIDEO
Saturday, May 25
Gm 9: 4:35 p.m. ET No. 3 Nebraska 5, No. 2 Ohio State 0 BOX SCORE | RECAP | VIDEO
Gm 10: 8:05 p.m. ET No. 3 Nebraska 7, No. 1 Indiana 6 (11) BOX SCORE | RECAP | VIDEO
Sunday, May 26
Gm 11: 1:05 p.m. ET No. 1 Indiana 4, No. 3 Nebraska 3 BOX SCORE | RECAP | VIDEO

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shookwriter27 on 5/24/2013 @ 12:49am EDT Said:

Illinois and Minnesota play for the fifth time in eight days tomorrow.

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