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The one that got away

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

April 18, 2016

The MLB Draft stole away a player who could have been a member of the improving Saluki baseball program, which has nearly doubled its win total from last year.The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Logan Soole as an outfielder in th...

Offensive outburst leads Salukis past Eastern Illinois

By Daily Egyptian Sports Desk

April 12, 2016

SIU baseball got the bats going in its 10-2 win against Eastern Illinois on Tuesday.The Salukis (20-13-1) were 11-22 with runners on base and 5-13 with runners in scoring position.Sophomore second baseman Connor Kopach went 2-3 f...

Mistakes cost Salukis in series finale

By Thomas Donley, @TDonleyDE

April 10, 2016

Indiana State rode its second strong pitching performance in as many days to a series win at SIU in a 5-1 win Sunday.Freshman Tyler Ward (4-3, 2.92 ERA) pitched seven shutout innings for the Sycamores (21-12, 2-1 Missouri Valle...

Blackfan’s homer proves to be the difference in victory

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

April 8, 2016

A home run by sophomore first baseman Logan Blackfan in the eighth inning gave the Salukis a 7-6 lead in the first Missouri Valley Conference game of the year.The Cordova, Tenn., native drove a 2-0 pitch deep over the left field w...

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