Archive for OSU Feature
May
19

Wrong-Way End To Things…Bucks Drop Final Series To MSU

It wasn’t the end they’d envisioned, and certainly not the body language with which they wanted to go to Omaha. But Michigan State had something to say about, taking two of three in the final series of the season. Read more in today’s feature wrap-up of the Buckeyes regular season.

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May
18

Old Habits Bite Late…Buckeyes Drop Game 2 In Lansing

Frustration…They had their chances early and misfired (failed sac bunt, above), and unearned runs from a pair of seventh inning hurt them late. Defeat for the Buckeyes in game two of their series with ‘Sparty’. Read about it in the latest Press Pros feature.

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May
17

Nothing Comes Easy…Bucks Win In East Lansing Opener

They played in the manner they’ve made so popular, and nerve-wracking. But a ninth inning uprising – as well as one from Bo Coolen – was enough to take the series opener at Michigan State. Read more about the game in our latest feature update.

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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
13

Buckeye Broadcaster Matt Andrews Has…’It’

In his second year as the radio voice of Ohio State baseball, broadcaster Matt Andrews was daring enough to leave behind that to which others aspire…to create his own legacy in his home community and state.

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May
12

One Inning Sinks Ohio State, Purdue Evens Series, 1-1

Anthem Buddies….Young Buckeye fans lined up on the field prior to Saturday’s game to pay tribute to the flag…but they couldn’t help the Buckeyes when they needed it most…in the sixth inning. OSU fell to Purdue, 8-2. Read more in our Sunday Press Pros 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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May
6

Buckeyes Take Illinois Series…But Don’t Worry About How!

The biggest hits came from the littlest guys…Kobie Foppe’s double in the five-run second (above), and a three-run double by Noah West in the seventh pave the way to a 10-5 rubber game win over Illinois…their first series win at Illinois since 2009. Read more about it in today’s Press Pros.

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May
6

Illini’s Spillane Sets The Pace….

A year after Iowa’s Jake Adams set the Big Ten stats page on its ear, Illinois junior Bren Spillane is setting a pace that invites comparison.

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May
5

Tale Of Two Games: “Loss Of Focus”, And Illinois Evens The Series

Worth a thousand words…Greg Beals makes one of four pitching changes in Saturday’s 11-3 loss to Illinois, an outcome that started out all Buckeyes for the first three innings. Read more in the latest update from Champaign-Urbana.

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May
5

One Big Inning, Then Michalik And Kinker: Bucks Top The Illini In Opener

He just keeps hitting….Noah McGowan delivers a single and drove in his 50th run in the Buckeyes’ five-run third Friday, an inning that ultimately carried them to a 6-5 win over host Illinois. Read more about the game in our latest Buckeyes baseball update on Press Pros.

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May
3

Seeing ‘Victory Orange’…..

The Bucks travel to Champaign-Urbana this weekend to face the challenge of the Illini’s sharp pitching…the the league’s top hitter in average and home runs, Bren Spillane.

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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

When Good Hitting Meets Good Pitching….

It’s one of the game’s oldest cliches’, argued about by the respective sides. But Indiana made its argument in Friday’s series opener, that indeed…good pitching (not always, but usually) will beat good hitting.

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