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How the Salukis’ mound is mended

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

April 20, 2016

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 ...

Low offense, late runs sink Salukis

March 12, 2016

Some late-inning heroics proved to be the downfall for SIU baseball.A three-run double in the bottom of the ninth by St. John's junior catcher Troy Dixon off junior pitcher Anthony Shimkus gave St. John's a 4-1 victory.Thoma...

Spring break allows Salukis to focus on baseball

By Thomas Donley, @TDonleyDE

March 11, 2016

While students abandon Carbondale for Texas, Florida or wherever they call home, 31 student-athletes will be staying in southern Illinois.Members of the Saluki baseball team may not have class, but the season does not take a break this week."...

Salukis drop three close ones to Dallas Baptist

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

April 25, 2015

The SIU baseball team dropped three games to No. 15 Dallas Baptist at Itchy Jones Stadium this weekend. The Patriots (32-9, 13-5) entered the series as the conference's top offensive team, while the Salukis (10-35, 5-10) came ...

Red Wolves outlast elements and Salukis for interconference win

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

April 8, 2015

It took five hours, 10 minutes and two lightning delays, but Arkansas State extended SIU baseball's losing streak to six games in a 10-8 contest Wednesday night.The Red Wolves (14-17, 4-10 Sun Belt Conference) traded blows wit...

Racers survive late Saluki rally, pull out walkoff win

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 31, 2015

When SIU baseball hosted Murray State on Feb. 25, the Salukis needed late-inning heroics to tie the game before losing. Tuesday's game in Murray, Ky., was the same story.The Salukis (5-22, 1-5) used a four-run rally in the nint...

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