staff, staff, April 28, 2012

Northwestern rallied for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning but came up a run short in the end as the Wildcats dropped a 5-4 decision to Illinois Saturday afternoon at Rocky Miller Park. See the RECAP & BOX SCORE and check out our Saturday Big Ten baseball roundup, courtesy of in this post.

INDIANA at MICHIGAN – postponed
The University of Michigan baseball team's game against Indiana scheduled for Saturday night has been postponed due to weather. It has been rescheduled as part of a doubleheader scheduled for Sunday starting at noon. MORE INFORMATION

Matt Halloran had a walk-off walk to earn a 4-3 win, today, over the Iowa Hawkeyes. With the bases loaded, Halloran took four straight pitches to end the game on a RBI walk. Minnesota battled back from a 3-1 deficit to win and stay in second place in the Big Ten standings. With the win, the Golden Gophers improve to 26-19 on the season and 9-5 in the Big Ten Conference. RECAP & BOX SCORE

#13 PURDUE def. MICHIGAN STATE, 4-3 (14)
Eric Charles delivered a two-out game-tying single in the ninth inning and Cameron Perkins won it with a walk-off hit in the 14th, as No. 13 Purdue baseball won a 4-3 thriller against Michigan State Saturday afternoon at Lambert Field to clinch another Big Ten series victory. RECAP & BOX SCORE

NEBRASKA def. CSU Bakersfield, 3-2 (11)
Senior Kale Kiser came through with his second walk-off hit of the season in the bottom of the 11th inning to propel the Nebraska baseball team to a 3-2 win over the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners in the first game of a double header on Saturday afternoon. After Austin Darby led off the inning with a walk and Chad Christensen moved him to third with a single, Kiser blasted a deep fly ball into the right-center-field gap that allowed Darby to coast home for the game winning run. RECAP & BOX SCORE

CSU Bakersfield def. NEBRASKA, 10-2
Michael Pritchard extended his hitting streak to 21 games, but the rest of the night belonged to CSU Bakersfield, as the Roadrunners salvaged a doubleheader split with a 10-2 win in Saturday's second game in front of 5,111 fans at Hawks Field. RECAP & BOX SCORE

Penn State baseball (21-22, 7-7) evened up its series with Ohio State on Saturday afternoon with a 5-4 victory over the Buckeyes. The Nittany Lions trailed 4-3 heading into the bottom of the eighth, but put together a two-run inning to retake the lead. RECAP & BOX SCORE

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