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Dawgs walk off Wichita to even series

By Thomas Donley, @TDonleyDE

April 30

Filed under Baseball, Sports

SIU's baseball team needed extra innings to beat Wichita State on Saturday.The hero was a player who entered the game in the eighth inning as a pinch runner and defensive replacement.Outfielder Ryan Smith's three-run walk-off h...

How the Salukis’ mound is mended

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

April 20

Filed under Baseball, Sports

At every baseball game, a pitcher will step onto a round dirt hill to throw a tiny sphere at the leather glove of the catcher. That dirt hill takes some abuse every game and SIU baseball pitchers have to fix the problems on Abe ...

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