Tuesday, April 17, 2007


Valpo steamrolled Northwestern, 10-1. I'm just not sure what to say.

Indiana State's triumph over Indiana, 9-7, is equally puzzling. Andrew Means had four hits, scored three times and drove in two. Jon Fixler had three hits and three RBI.

Michigan's Adam Abraham, Purdue's Alex Jaffee and Illinois' Mike Stankiewicz were named the Big Ten's (Co-)Players and Pitcher of the Week, respectively.

We've got regional projections! CSTV.com takes a stab at the 64 team field. Both Michigan and Minnesota are in.

CSTV's Eric Sorenson named Michigan as his Midwest team of the week. Eric also called out the polls for not having the Wolverines in the Top 25. See, it's not just me.

Here are Warren Nolan.com's RPI figures for your review. For comparison, here are the latest pseudo-RPI numbers from Boyd's World.

Ping! Baseball.com has the University of Michigan as it's Spotlight Team of the Week. (Yeah, it's a season preview piece, but I'll take all the Big Ten love I can find.) The gang at Ping! also have Michigan ranked number 25 this week.

Ohio State designated hitter Jacob Howell is one of thirty finalists for Lowe's Senior CLASS Award. Howell is the only Big Ten player on the list.

Paul Cordes of The Minnesota Daily wraps up the Gophers homestand against Iowa.

The Indiana Daily Student's Lee Hurwitz previews IU's game against Indiana State. (Yes, I gave the result of this game earlier. Work with me here, I'm trying to dig up every piece of Big Ten baseball news I can find.)

Alex Prosperi of The Michigan Daily profiles Doug Pickens.

The finale of the Penn State at Michigan State series is reviewed by Tom Keller of The State News.

Jake Simpson of The Daily Northwestern recaps NU's Sunday encounter with Illinois.

The Daily Collegian's Chris Agostini notes Penn State's big win over MSU Sunday.

Purdue's offense versus Indiana is the topic for Brian Petraits of The Exponent.

Yes, boys and girls, I'm working on the All-Weekend Team. Maybe today. Maybe tomorrow. Be patient.