Video: Tony Butler ropes first HR, an extra-inning walk-off blast

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Video: Tony Butler ropes first HR, an extra-inning walk-off blast

B1G HIGHLIGHT - Tony Butler, facing 1-2 count, blasts first career homer to lead Indiana to extra-inning win.

Tony Butler came to the plate in extra innings Sunday afternoon as the owner of zero career home runs.

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The former Virginia and Madison College infielder changed that with one powerful swing in Indiana’s 5-3 extra-inning win over instate foe Indiana State at Bart Kaufman Field.

After bunting two balls foul, while attempting to advance the leadoff runner to second base, Butler faced a 1-2 count in the bottom of the 10th inning.

No worries, the second baseman roped a shot into the Indiana bullpen over the left-field wall to send the Hoosiers to the extra-inning win.

Watch the blast in the video above.

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Butler wasn’t the only Big Ten player with a walk-off home run Sunday.

B1G HIGHLIGHT - Jacob Bosiokovic nails the Ohio State walk-off dinger with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning.

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