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May
13

OSU, Woodby ‘Flip The Switch’ On Purdue To Claim A 16-6 Win

First ‘Granny’, first as a Buckeye…The dugout exploded to greet Noah West, who’s first OSU home run – a grand slam in the eight – was the cherry on top of the Buckeyes’ comeback win over Purdue. Read more on the game from Greg Hoard in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
12

Beals’ 500th Win Ends Purdue’s 13-Game Win Streak

This one had about everything: a hallmark win for Coach Greg Beals, a new record for closer Seth Kinker and some things you just generally don’t see. The Buckeyes snap Purdue’s nation-leading win streak and there were fireworks…all kinds of them. Read the latest Press Pros inside feature on the baseball Buckeyes.

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May
9

OSU Falls Behind Campbell Early And Late, Loses 13-8

This time they could not find a way to climb back in a game…and an uncharacteristic performance by Ryan Feltner made it all the more difficult and all the more worrisome. The Buckeyes drop their final tune-up game before Purdue in questioning fashion. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
9

Bucks Ride ‘Pen’ And Opportune Play To Down Big South Leader, Campbell

Ohio State got a shaky performance from reliever-turned-starter Griffan Smith, but rode home on the sturdy performance of its bullpen…Kyle Michalik…Austin Woodby…and then Seth Kinker.

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Apr
29

The Bucks’ Late Life Salvages Finale Against #21 Minnesota…Gladly!

They looked dead on arrival entering the ninth, trailing Minnesota by three runs. But Noah McGowan’s mad dash and dive for home plate with the winning run salvaged the day and prevented the Buckeyes being swept in the series. Read more about the exciting finish from Greg Hoard…in today’s inside feature.

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Apr
28

A Glitch Here, Another There, And OSU Drops A Second Straight To Minnesota

Mistakes cost the Buckeyes another loss and tarnished a solid start by Ryan Feltner. Now, an effort to salvage a win in Sunday’s finale against a very tough Minnesota team. Read more from Greg Hoard in our latest Press Pros Buckeyes update.

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Apr
28

No.21 Minnesota Pops Ohio State, ‘But It’s Just One Game’

Minnesota came out to have one of their best nights of the season…while the Buckeyes had one of their worst. In the end, an 11-1 defeat in game one of the weekend series. But, “It’s only one game.” Read more in the latest Buckeyes baseball update on Press Pros.

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Apr
22

OSU Makes It A Statement Weekend…Bucks Take Series From #8 Indiana

Cluster of Buckeyes…They mobbed Noah McGowan (center, right) after his 12th inning double scored Kobie Foppe with the winning run to take the weekend series from #8 Indiana. Read more about the surging Buckeyes in today’s Press Pros inside feature by Greg Board.

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Apr
21

Buckeyes Even IU Series With Yet Another Hard-Earned Win

Fightin’ For The Series…Ohio State coach Greg Beals and umpire Mike Martin go chin to chin over a disputed call on a caught fly ball in the fourth inning. Beals said yes, Martin said no, but the Buckeyes came back to win anyway. Read more about the game on Press Pros.

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Apr
21

IU Takes Round One In Big Ten Bout With Ohio State

No. 8 Indiana played clean baseball, got solid pitching and help from the Buckeyes to take the series opener at Bill Davis Stadium Friday night. The Bucks were not “straight-up beaten”, in the words of starting pitcher Connor Curlis, but they lost nonetheless and need to square things today.

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Apr
19

OSU’S Seth Kinker: Pure Proof Of Confidence At Work

The people who know Buckeye reliever Seth Kinker the best are those whom he’s won over with his attitude for efficiency and effectiveness.  They depend on him…and they can’t seem to say enough.

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Apr
18

Buckeyes Thrash The Penguins But Tougher Tests Are Just Ahead

Ohio State tuned for a monumental series this weekend with #8-ranked Indiana by smacking Youngstown State. Everyone played, and a lot of people contributed…just what Greg Beals had in mind.

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Apr
11

OSU: Long-Expected Change Is Made But Vance Takes Center Stage

Buckeyes debut an all new infield and a new man in center, and amidst all this Jake Vance adds to his growing reputation. OSU tunes up before heading to Penn State. Read more in the latest Buckeye update on Press Pros.

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Apr
1

Big Numbers And A Big Day, OSU Handles Huskers To Open Conference Play

‘Mac’ Attack…Noah McGowan flashes a smile – his seventh inning home run proved to be decisive in Sunday’s 15-14 slugfest win for the Buckeyes. Their Big Ten opening weekend was a success, thanks to 22 hits in the finale. Read more in the latest baseball update on Press Pros. (Feature Photo by Julie McMaken Wright)

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Mar
31

Contributions Come From All Sides, OSU Evens Husker Series…1-1

It was another scratch and claw game for the Buckeyes with key plays and moments throughout, but the biggest may have belonged to freshman Griffan Smith in his ‘Big’ debut. Read abouit the clash of the ‘Big Ten titans’ from Greg Hoard in today’s baseball feature.

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Mar
31

OSU Falls In ‘Big’ Opener, Outplayed By The Huskers

The Buckeyes struck early, but a familiar nemesis came back to haunt. A disastrous fifth inning helped Nebraska stage the late comeback and win in the Big Ten opener at Bill Davis Stadium. Read more in the latest baseball update on Press Pros.

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Mar
27

Hoard: A Little Gun And A Lot Of Respect

My dad had had his fill of guns – he was a WWII veteran. But still, he firmly believed that a growing boy should know about them, learn about them, and respect them for what they could do – good and bad.

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Mar
23

At OSU, Those ‘Dom’ Hits Keep Coming

Opponents quake, while teammates just shake their head. Sophomore right fielder Dom Canzone just hits, and hits, and hits. How does he do it? Read on.

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Mar
19

Buckeyes Sweep CSUN, Run Winning Streak To Six Games

The Buckeyes ran their win streak to six, and ground on through a good Cal State Northridge team. The offense is red-hot (Dillon Dingler hit his second homer (#10, above), while the pitching took another step towards “getting there”. Read Greg Hoard’s account of Sunday’s finale doubleheader in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Mar
16

Ohio State “Outlasts” CSUN In Dramatic And Revealing Home Opener

It was cold, and it went extra innings. But in the end two of the hottest Buckeyes, and Nate Romans (above), made it a home opener that the brave that stayed won’t soon forget. Read Greg Hoard’s account of the game in the latest Buckeyes baseball update.

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