Category Archives: Missouri Valley

SIU shocks Wichita State

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
WICHITA, Kan. – Lefthander Shawn Joy twirled a complete game shutout, as Southern Illinois University (20-16, 4-7) stunned No. 5 Wichita State (29-7, 8-3), 3-0, earlier today at Eck Stadium.

A native of Topeka, Kan., Joy allowed only five hits, struck out five and walked none in the best game of his career to date. He also became the first Saluki to throw a complete game in 36 games this season. Continue reading SIU shocks Wichita State

North Dakota St. throws a no-hitter and loses

The North Dakota State Bison threw a seven inning no-hitter against Creighton on Wednesday but lost the game 2-0. NDSU starter Chris Berg started the game by walking four out of the first six hitters by walking in a run and hitting a batter to let the Blue Jays get a 2-0 lead. He would walk the first batter in the second inning before being replaced by Chris Paterson. The Bluejays would load the bases in the third inning but Paterson was able to get out of the jam. Continue reading North Dakota St. throws a no-hitter and loses

BIG 12 Recap 04/08

Augie Garrido

Garrido picks up win No. 500 at Texas, Baseball defeats Texas State 5-3

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Texas State Recap

TCU 4 Baylor 3

The TCU Horned Frogs withstood a furious two-out rally by No. 30 Baylor Tuesday night to hang for the 4-3 victory at Baylor Ballpark. The victory is the sixth straight for the Horned Frogs and helps them improve to 11-0 in midweek contests this season. Clint Arnold was 4-for-5 at the plate, while Chris Ellington tallied two RBIs. Paul Gerrish was outstanding in relief to earn the victory. (Full Story)

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Salukis and Illini pick up wins

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Southern Illinois 17 Murray State 4

CARBONDALE, Ill. – Dean Cademartori narrowly missed hitting for the cycle when he went 4-for-5 with two singles, a double, home run, two runs scored and a career-high five RBI to lead Southern Illinois University (18-11) to a 17-4 win over Murray State (11-14) earlier today at Abe Martin Field.

SIU set new season-highs with 17 runs and 22 hits on the day. SIU last had 17 runs and 22 hits in a game at Florida Atlantic on Feb. 12, 2006. Continue reading Salukis and Illini pick up wins

Southern Illinois 10, Arkansas State 3

JONESBORO, Ark. – Southern Illinois University (14-11) erupted for seven runs on eight hits in the fourth inning to fuel a 10-3 win over Arkansas State (14-15) earlier tonight at Tomlinson Stadium.

The Salukis roughed up ASU starting lefthander Jett Jones for seven-straight hits in their biggest inning of the year.

Scott Elmendorf led things off with a single to center and went to second on a base hit by Mark Kelly. Bret Maugeri followed with a bunt single to load the bases with no outs.

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2008 MLB Draft Preview: Wichita State

No. 8 Wichita State Knocks Off Kansas, 7-3

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Senior right fielder Ryne Price hit his seventh home run of the season, while sophomore Paul Smyth struck out five in three innings of work, but it was not enough. Conor Gillaspe’s RBI ground out in the top of the fifth broke a three-all tie and lifted No. 8 Wichita State to a 7-3 triumph over Kansas Tuesday evening at Hoglund Ballpark.

The Shockers improve to 21-3 on the season, while KU falls to 18-13

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Originally posted on RockChalkTalk.com on Tuesday, 4/1

The Shockers have a few top tier draft picks on this team. Several of which id expect to make it to the show (MLB). It isn’t a super deep team when it comes to pro prospects, but what the Shockers do so well is MAKE professional players out of hard working kids. So I would expect for many more to come out of the woodwork as the year progresses and to be there as a prospect next season. Let me go over who I am going to be keeping my eyes on Tuesday. Continue reading 2008 MLB Draft Preview: Wichita State

Hood’s 10th-Inning RBI Single Lifts Northern Illinois to 3-2 Victory Over UW-Milwaukee

DeKALB, Ill. – A 10th-inning walkoff single by Jordin Hood (Hawthorn Woods, Ill./Lake Zurich) scored Danny Reed (Lindstrom, Minn./North Iowa Area CC) to lift Northern Illinois to a 3-2 victory over UW-Milwaukee Wednesday afternoon at Ralph McKinzie Field. The Huskies earned their third consecutive non-conference victory while improving to 10-14 overall. Continue reading Hood’s 10th-Inning RBI Single Lifts Northern Illinois to 3-2 Victory Over UW-Milwaukee