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Junior Eric Arnett delivers a pitch during the Hoosiers 8-2 loss against Louisville Friday evening at Patterson Field. Collegiate Baseball Newspaper announced its All-American list Friday naming Arnett as a second-team All-American.

Arnett agrees to contract terms

Former IU pitcher Eric Arnett has agreed to contractual terms with the Milwaukee Brewers, the team that took him in the first round of the Major League Draft on June 9.


Schutz actually only played two full seasons in Bloomington, after his freshman campaign was cut off after seven games by a shoulder injury


Phegley came to IU with high expectations as the 2006 Indiana Mr. Baseball.


Crawford is probably one of the highest-potential players in the draft. He’s got several tools – great speed, a strong arm and a solid bat.


Bashore had perhaps the best draft prospects of any Hoosier coming into this season, but a slow start in the non-conference schedule caused him to slip.


Arnett’s draft stock soared after a senior season that saw him notch a 12-2 record with a 2.50 ERA. His long 6-5 frame and athleticism tantalized scouts, vaulting him into the first round.

Five Hoosiers, Eric Arnett, Josh Phegley, Matt Bashore, Evan Crawford and Kipp Schutz, were all picked in the MLB draft Tuesday through Wednesday. Arnett, Phegley and Bashore were all Top-50 recruits.

5 Hoosiers go on to minor-league play

Three years ago, 19 freshmen came to Bloomington as members of IU baseball coach Tracy Smith’s first full recruiting class. They can leave IU knowing their business in Bloomington is finally finished.

IU's Matt Bashore throws to a Chicago State batter during a game in the rain March 31 at Sembower Field.

Five Hoosiers going to big leagues

Matt Bashore, Josh Phegley, Evan Crawford, Kipp Schutz and Eric Arnett were drafted to the Minnesota Twins, Chicago White Sox, San Fransisco Giants, Baltimore Orioles and Milwaukee Brewers, respectively.

IU's season makes prospects look bright

After the Hoosiers’ 2009 Big Ten Championship and NCAA Louisville Regional appearance, two feats IU baseball had not accomplished since 1996, it’s safe to say IU coach Tracy Smith’s project has begun.  

Junior Jake Dunning swings at a pitch from Vanderbilt’s Sonny Gray during the Hoosiers’ 10-0 loss to the Commodores on Saturday at Patterson Stadium in Louisville, Ky. Dunning went 2 for 6 for the weekend with one RBI.

Vanderbilt ends IU’s postseason

Vanderbilt would go on to score five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, extending its lead beyond IU’s reach. The exchange led to a premature end to IU’s first trip to the NCAA Regional since 1996.

Hoosiers to face Louisville in NCAA regional

Guaranteed an automatic NCAA bid for its four-game sweep through last week’s Big Ten Tournament, the IU baseball team landed perhaps its best option Monday.

Hoosiers headed to Louisville for NCAA Regional

The Hoosiers will be a four-seed in the NCAA Regional in Louisville, far and away their closest possible destination. No. 1-seed Louisville will be IU’s first opponent, with games beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, according to Louisville’s Web site.

Hoosiers dominate Minnesota for Big Ten title

With aggressive bats, dominant arms and a remarkably relaxed demeanor, coach Tracy Smith’s IU baseball team rose to the top of the Big Ten on Saturday night, defeating Minnesota 13-2.

Hoosiers crush Ohio State 13-3

A 13-3 victory Friday night against No. 1-seeded Ohio State puts the Hoosiers in Saturday’s championship game, and means they would have to lose twice in the double-elimination Big Ten Tournament to lose out on the conference crown.

Hoosiers pound Purdue in Big Ten Tourney

IU took an early lead and never looked back Wednesday afternoon during its 9-1 victory against Purdue in its first Big Ten Tournament game.


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