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Ohio State P Zach Farmer diagnosed with leukemia

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Ohio State freshman pitcher Zach Farmer will miss the rest of the season while being treated for leukemia. Farmer, a left-hander with a 6-4 record and a 3.28 ERA, has been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. He had been feeling sick for about a week when he went to see Ohio State’s team doctor Monday. Originally thought to have mononucleosis, a blood draw confirmed he had abnormalities in his blood counts.

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Video: Watch B1G baseball, softball highlights

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Illinois at Penn State - Baseball Highlights

Miss your Big Ten baseball or softball team’s games on BTN/BTN2Go this past weekend? We clipped all of the highlight packages from the weekend and posted them here. Watch the highlights in this post.

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Michael Handel wins Baseball Player of the Week

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Illinois at Penn State - Baseball Highlights

The Big Ten office announced its baseball Players of the Week on Monday. View all the honorees and see what they did to earn the distinctions in this post.

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BTN to televise nine spring championships in May

Dave Weaver-USA Today Sports

CHICAGO – BTN is the home for complete coverage of Big Ten spring championships in May and will televise events in the sports of baseball, softball, men’s and women’s golf, rowing, men’s and women’s tennis and men’s and women’s outdoor track and field. In all, BTN will offer more than 50 hours of coverage.

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Video: Josh Dezse homers in back-to-back at-bats

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Josh Dezse Goes Deep... And Deep Again

Ohio State’s Josh Dezse hit his first home run of the season in his final at-bat Saturday. On Sunday, he homered his first two times up to make it three straight plate appearances with a home run. According to @OhioStae_BASE, Dezse is the first Ohio State player to homer in consecutive at-bats since 2011. Dezse, who finished 3-for-4 with 4 RBI, was intentionally walked his next time up. Watch both of Dezse’s bombs in this post.

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