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Baseball can’t hold on to lead, loses 8-6 in MVC championship

By Joe Ragusa

May 26, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Salukis jumped ahead early in the championship game of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament against Creighton, but the lead didn’t hold and the Salukis were denied their first bid to the NCAA tournament in 22 years.Creig...

Baseball falls to Saint Louis

By Joe Ragusa

May 22, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Saint Louis vaulted itself past the Saluki baseball team with the help of a five-run third inning Tuesday.SIU (25-27) fell 8-5 to Saint Louis (38-15) Tuesday in Sauget. Sophomore right-hander Aaron Snyder (1-4, 2.73 ERA) start...

Baseball wins in first round of MVC tournament

By Joe Ragusa

May 22, 2012

Filed under Baseball, News, Sports

After he retired the first 15 batters he faced, junior left-hander Cody Forsythe ran into a little bit of trouble in the bottom of the sixth inning of the Salukis’ first-round matchup against Wichita State Tuesday. With the Salu...

Baseball swept by Sycamores, finish 9-12 in conference

By Joe Ragusa

May 15, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Salukis were already in a 5-1 when the second out was made in the top of the fifth inning Sunday, but the Indiana State Sycamores were able to drive in four more runs before the inning ended to pull ahead of the Salukis.SIU ...

Baseball takes on Indiana State in final conference series of season

By Joe Ragusa

May 10, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Saluki baseball enters its final conference series of the season on a down note after the team was swept last weekend.“It was just a bad weekend for us. We probably played our worst baseball of the year,” said junior first ba...

Baseball swept by Illinois State

By Joe Ragusa

May 6, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

 The Salukis couldn't find a win when they traveled to Illinois State for a three-game series Friday through Sunday.SIU (25-23, 9-9 Missouri Valley Conference) lost 8-1 Sunday to Illinois State (26-16, 8-8 MVC) as the Redbirds comp...

Baseball topples Illini with late-inning rally

By Joe Ragusa

May 1, 2012

Filed under Baseball, News, Sports

The Salukis scored five runs in the final two innings to topple the Fighting Illini in a mid-week contest Tuesday.SIU (25-20) went into the top of the eighth inning against Illinois (25-19) trailing 3-2, but after a double by s...

Baseball squanders chance to take first place in the Valley

By Joe Ragusa

April 29, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Missouri State was baffled by Saluki junior left-hander Cody Forsythe for 115 pitches in Friday's series opener. It was pitch number 116 that won the game for the Bears.Missouri State junior outfielder Keenen Maddox drilled a ...

Baseball gears up for series against conference-leading Missouri State

By Joe Ragusa

April 27, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Even though the SIU baseball team has the opportunity to take first place against Missouri State in the Missouri Valley Conference, the team looks at this weekend's series like any other.“We try not to pay too much attentio...

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