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May
21

Nebraska’s Erstad Says Big Ten Tournament Unlike Regular Season

Tourney Tidbits…Scramble for championship, and the immense TD Ameritrade Park changes everything as top eight teams vie for an NCAA bid. Mark Znidar previews the Big Ten baseball tourney from Omaha, Nebraska in today’s Press Pros.

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May
19

Buckeyes Get Into B1G Tourn. With Help From Minnesota

Three-run homer by Pohl, iron man relief job by Magno are the catalysts. Andrew Magno gave an emphatic double fist pump and an aerial high five with catcher Dillon Dingler after the last out and the win over Purdue. Mark Znidar writes the story for today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
18

Lonsway Strikes Out 14 In Leading Ohio State Over Purdue

Three-run homer in 4th by Todys gets team on way to 2nd win in series. Seth Lonsway flies through the air with the greatest of ease in getting an out on a ground ball. Mark Znidar writes the story for today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
17

Ohio State Rides Burhenn’s Arm To Victory Over Purdue

Dingler, Todys and Cherry fuel offense with home runs in Game 1 of final Big Ten series of season. Indiana bred pitcher Garrett Burhenn (pictured) returns home to dominate in a must-win situation. Read Mark Znidar on Press Pros.

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May
9

Canzone’s Bomb Gives Ohio State 6-5 Win Over WSU

Ohio State used the long ball, including one from Arcanum’s Conner Pohl (below), to thwart Wright State Wednesday night at Bill Davis Stadium. It came down to a thrilling conclusion that Mark Znidar writes about in today’s Press Pros feature.

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May
1

Buckeyes Say They’re Ready For Crucial Minnesota Series

There are three weekends left for the Ohio State Buckeyes to qualify for the Big Ten Tournament, beginning with a tough on-the-road challenge with the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Mark Znidar writes in today’s Press Pros.

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Apr
17

Ohio State Dumps Xavier For Fifth Win In Six Games

Emergency appendectomy scratches Mitch Milheim, gives Thomas Waning first college start. It was the fifth win in six games for Ohio State (21-17) after it was swept at home by Northwestern. Read Mark Znidar on Press Pros.

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Apr
14

Huge Crowd Sees Ohio State Win Series Over Michigan

Playing like the Big Ten player of the year, co-captain Dom Canzone launched a third inning home run that ignited the Buckeyes in their game one win Saturday against Michigan. The Buckeyes won two of three from the team up north, as written in today’s feature by columnist Mark Znidar.

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Apr
13

Fired Up Ohio State Beats Up On Michigan

A first inning display by Michigan’s centerfielder fired up the Buckeyes and set the tone for a passionate response…and then some!

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Apr
11

Bucks Try On Tougher Attitude For Size In Win Over UD

Buckeyes team leaders talk about buckling down for crunch time of Big Ten season. In the bottom half of the 8th inning, with bases loaded, Dillon Dingler (pictured) hit a sacrifice fly to boost Ohio State to a 4-2 victory over UD Flyers.

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Apr
4

Vance Struggles, Early Hole Costs Ohio State In 9-5 Loss To UC

A horrible start and early struggles by starting pitcher Jake Vance proved to much to overcome.  OSU drops Wednesday non-con contest to Cincinnati. Read Mark Znidar on Press Pros.

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Apr
1

Rutgers Baseball A Fraction Of A Bigger Athletic Problem

Poorly funded and under-facilitated, Rutgers’ teams are winning only 26 percent of its Big Ten games and matches.  Mark Znidar shares this inkling as to why.

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Mar
31

Silent Bats Force Ohio State To Split Against Rutgers

Seth Lonsway throws a complete-game shutout in first game and Cherry hits a two-run homer in each game, but for lack of more hitting than Brady Cherry the Buckeyes could only manage a split on Saturday against Rutgers. Read Mark Znidar in today’s Press Pros.

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Mar
29

Carpenter Digs Deep, Delivers Ohio State Over Rutgers

It took eleven innings, some banging and some bungling, but in the end the Buckeyes showed some competitiveness and a big day by second baseman Matt Carpenter (below) to beat Rutgers in the Big Ten opener. Read more in today’s report from Mark Znidar, our Press Pros feature.

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Mar
25

Athletic and deep Houston knocks Ohio State out of NCAA Tournament

The Buckeyes simply ran out of steam, health bodies having to play their fourth game in ten days…and they had to do it against a Houston team that just might get much farther in the tournament than anyone suspected. Read Mark Znidar in our OSU tournament feature in today’s Press Pros.

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Mar
23

Ohio State Locks Down Defensively, Upends Iowa State

Buckeyes win their first round NCAA game, 62-59,  behind 21 points and 12 rebounds from Kaleb Wesson and 19 points from Keyshawn Woods. Read Mark Znidar in today’s Press Pros.

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Mar
22

Buckeyes Defeat Hawaii 6-5 With A Bit Of Everything

Two homers by Dom Canzone, one homer by Brady Cherry, and a slick relief appearance by Root leads to Buckeyes’ 4th straight victory. Read Mark Znidar’s post in today’s Press Pros.

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Mar
18

Ohio State Paired Aainst Iowa State In NCAA Tournament

There were nervous times during the selection show, but the Buckeyes get an 11th seed, and a berth in the NCAA Tournament. Mark Znidar was there, and writes about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Mar
16

“Free Bases” Enable Lipscomb To Push Around Ohio State

Buckeye pitchers have a total lapse in a Saturday loss to Lipscomb – twelve walks, two hit batters, and one wild pitch. Buckeye hitters struck out 12 times in a 9-3 loss at Bill Davis Stadium. Mark Znidar writes the story in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Mar
15

Buckeyes Do It All, Win Home Opener Over Lipscomb

The losing streak is over, and the Buckeye offense warmed things up, complementing Garrett Burhenn’s third win with a 14-run outburst to beat Lipscomb in the home opener. Mark Znidar shares how they did it in today’s Buckeye baseball feature.

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