A trio of Nebraska pitchers combined for the team’s first no-hitter since 1993 in the first game of Tuesday’s doubleheader sweep of No. 12 Arkansas. Kyle Kubat, in his first appearance of the season, went five innings, while relievers Tyler Niederklein and senior Dylan Vogt combined to throw the final four innings en route to a 3-0 victory.
The winningest coach in Big Ten baseball history reached an incredible milestone Sunday afternoon. Minnesota’s John Anderson tallied his 500th career Big Ten victory in the Gophers’ 7-1 win at Northwestern. Like any good coach, Anderson deflected the praise and credited others for the accomplishment.
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Sophomore Matt Ogden pitched six innings of scoreless relief, as Michigan scored multiple runs in three different innings in an 8-1 win over Penn State Sunday afternoon at the Wilpon Complex. The Wolverines have won nine games in a row and swept consecutive Big Ten series for the first time since 2008. Read full MGoBlue.com recap and view the box score.
The Illinois baseball team will wear special stars and stripes jerseys vs. Northwestern on Sunday, April 28, as part of the second annual “Honor and Serve Day” at Illinois Field. According to the FightingIllini.com release, the event is designed to honor University of Illinois student veterans and all of America’s heroes, and to serve the Champaign-Urbana community.
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A complete-game shutout by DJ Snelten and a solo home run from Tony Skjefte was all Minnesota needed to card a 1-0 win over Ohio State in the rubber game Sunday afternoon at Siebert Field.In a season-fastest one hour and 37-minute game, the Golden Gophers improve to 4-2 in the Big Ten and 19-13 overall. Read full GopherSports.com recap and view the box score.
Michigan State opened the Big Ten season with a series win over Ohio State after a 7-2 victory in the rubber-game on Sunday at Bill Davis Stadium. The Spartans (15-8, 2-1) got a complete game out of sophomore Mick VanVossen, the first of his career. Read full MSUSpartans.com recap, watch our highlights here and get Sunday’s Big Ten roundup in this post.
Looking for Saturday’s scores from an action-packed day on the Big Ten diamond? We’ve got them here. Get scores, stats, recaps and select video in this post.