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Pitching tosses up key series win for baseball

By Brian Earle | April 27, 2014

Behind back-to-back shutout victories in games two and three, baseball won a big conference series against Western Michigan over the weekend on the road.The Huskies (13-29-1, 8-10 MAC) took down the Broncos (15-23, 6-12 MAC) in game two on Saturday, 2-0,...

Freshman infielder Carl Russell hustles down the first-base line against Central Michigan Sunday at Ralph McKinzie Field. The Huskies defeated the Chippewas, 3-1, as senior pitcher Alex Klonowski went all nine innings.

Baseball avoids sweep vs. CMU

By Brian Earle | April 20, 2014

Baseball avoided being swept by Central Michigan over the weekend by winning game three on Sunday behind another complete game from pitcher Alex Klonowski.The Huskies (10-28-1, 6-9 MAC) lost games one and two to the Chippewas (25-15, 12-3 MAC), 3-2 Friday...

Andres opening after closing gig

By Brian Earle | April 14, 2014

In his first three seasons, senior pitcher Anthony Andres had only been used out of the Huskies’ bullpen, never once making a start on the mound.That all changed when Andres made his first collegiate start as a Huskie March 11 against Cal Poly, which...

Baseball takes 2 of 3 from EMU

By Brian Earle | April 13, 2014

aseball came away with its first conference series victory over the weekend, winning two out of three games against Eastern Michigan in Ypsilanti, Mich.The Huskies (9-22-1, 5-7 MAC) won games one and two, 10-2 Friday and 5-3 Saturday, in extra innings...

Baseball to take on Valpo

By Brian Earle | April 1, 2014

Baseball is taking a break from its conference schedule for a midweek matchup against Valparaiso at 3 p.m. today in Valparaiso, Ind.The game was added to the teams’ schedules on Tuesday due to the two teams cancelling games due to inclement weather....

Baseball drops second straight 3-game series

By Brian Earle | March 30, 2014

Baseball dropped its second straight three-game conference series over the weekend at the hands of Bowling Green in Westfield, Ind.The Huskies won the series opener Friday in impressive fashion, shutting out the Falcons 9-0. The Huskies used three pitchers...

Baseball faces big challenge in Oregon State

By Brian Earle | March 5, 2014

Baseball is set for what will arguably be its toughest test of the season when it plays a four-game set against No. 5 Oregon State this weekend in Corvallis, Ore.The Beavers (10-3) are playing strong baseball to start the season, winning six of their...

Baseball grabs first win of season against SIU

By Brian Earle | March 2, 2014

Baseball picked up its first win of the season in a competitive three-game series this weekend against Southern Illinois in Marion.The Huskies (1-8-1) shut out the Salukis (7-3), 1-0, Friday for their first win of the season.They scored the lone run of...