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Freshman Chad Clark is instructed to "sit back down" by Head Coach Tracy Smith after being picked off at second base as a result of an unsuccessful steal.

IU rallies in the 9th to top ISU

After trailing by four runs, the IU baseball team completed the comeback against the Indiana State University Sycamores behind a freshman Chris Sujka walk-off base-hit bunt in the bottom of the ninth inning for a 8-7 victory.

Slugging Sycamores face Hoosiers

Though they enter today’s contest against Indiana State in a tie for second place in the Big Ten, the Hoosiers will not be able to improve their seeding. But freshman first baseman Sam Travis said his team must bring a better mindset to the ballpark.

Freshman pitcher Luke Harrison throws a pitch during the top of the second inning.

IU clips BSU in extra innings

After battling for 15 innings and four and a half hours, junior center fielder Justin Cureton ended the game with a RBI walk-off single to right to give the Hoosiers the 6-5 victory against Ball State at Sembower Field.

Extra innings wear both teams out

Extra innings wear both teams out

As dusk came and faded, the most important statistic on the scoreboard remained constant: Ball State 5, IU 5.

Travis brings home more hardware for Hoosiers

Freshman first baseman Sam Travis won the Big Ten’s Player of the Week for the second consecutive time Tuesday thanks to his performance against the Iowa Hawkeyes.

An ever-changing lineup for IU baseball

Youth, and the decision for junior second baseman Micah Johnson to undergo surgery, has caused IU Coach Tracy Smith to shuffle his lineup. The Hoosiers lead the Big Ten in errors committed with 61.
However, Smith said he played the lineup Saturday that gave his team the best chance to win. There was a small change in the lineup for Sunday’s game, as redshirt freshman Tim O’Conner replaced fellow redshirt freshman Will Nolden at right field.

Demuth’s move helps IU’s defense

After Iowa’s 4-0 win on Saturday, IU Coach Tracy Smith said he played the defensive lineup that gave his team the best chance to win.

Persistent defensive struggles puts team on dubious pace

One of the biggest questions that IU Coach Tracy Smith and the baseball team are facing entering the second Big Ten series of the year is how to clean up the defensive play. After 25 games, the Hoosiers rank last in the Big Ten in errors with 57.

IU wins 1st Big Ten series against Penn State

Chris Sujka’s two-run double in the sixth inning provided the Hoosiers all the offense necessary to win the game — and the series — 2-1 in the rubber match against Penn State. IU’s series win was the first foray into conference play for both teams.

Freshman infielder Chad Clark hits the ball against Eastern Kentucky University on Wednesday at Sembower Field. IU beat EKU 11-5.

IU baseball team to begin Big Ten play against Penn State

IU’s 11-5 win Wednesday against Eastern Kentucky gave them their fourth win in six games. Their stop at Sembower Field was brief, as the team took a bus to State College, Pa. to open Big Ten play this weekend with a three-game series at Penn State.

Hoosiers cruise in 1st game at Sembower

Behind sophomore third baseman Dustin DeMuth’s four hits, three RBI and three runs, the IU baseball team exploded for 11 runs in the first six innings to win its home opener against Eastern Kentucky, 11-5.

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