Mike Thomas has announced that Dan Hartleb has agreed to a five-year contract extension, keeping him at Illinois through the 2020 season. The contract is pending University of Illinois Board of Trustees approval.
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Former Rutgers standout Todd Frazier won the 2015 MLB Home Run Derby on Monday night at Great American Ball Park.
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Jim Harbaugh has yet to coach at game at the University of Michigan, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t one of biggest names in his home state.
When Northwestern hired Spencer Allen, he became the first African American Big Ten baseball coach, in addition to the first at a Power 5 conference school since 1983.
It isn’t as easy as Kyle Schwarber is making it look. The former Indiana catcher went 4-for-5 in his first MLB start Wednesday night, and he followed that up by belting his first home run Thursday night.
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With just under a month until the MLB All-Star Game, it’s time to check in on how former Big Ten players are performing.
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That was fast! Nearly a year after being selected No. 4 in the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft, former Indiana catcher Kyle Schwarber has been promoted to the Chicago Cubs.