Saturday, April 11, 2009

Saturday Afternoon Recap

All day games today. Here's a recap of each:

Minnesota 5 Northwestern 1
Tom Buske pitches 8.0 innings giving up one run on three hits and a walk. Buske fanned six Wildcats. Cullen Sexton struck out two of the three batters he faced in the ninth. Kyle Knudson had two hits and two RBI. Justin Gominsky, A.J. Pettersen and Nick O'Shea all had two hit games for the Gophers.

(28) Ohio State 5 Michigan State 3
Buckeyes' OF Zach Hurley had two hits, a run, a stolen base, a walk and a RBI. Dean Wolosiansky improved to 7-1 by going 6.1 innings. Jake Hale posted his seventh save of the year. MSU's Seth Williams had a three-hit game.

Illinois 10 Michigan 8
Joe Bonadonna's three hits and four RBI paced the Illini. Dominic Altobelli and Matt Dittman each had two RBI a piece. Reliever Lee Zerrusen posted his second win of 2009 and Will Strack recorded his first save. UM's Ryan LaMarre had two hits, two runs scored and three RBI.

Penn State 11 Purdue 9
A four-run eighth inning gets PSU the come-from-behind win. Rick Marlin had three hits, two runs scored and four RBI. Cory Wine (two homers), Jordan Steranka and Ryan Boonie all had three hits for the Nittany Lions. Paul Cianciolo improved to 3-0 and Ryan Ignas earned his third save. Dan Black homered twice for Purdue and David Blount had three RBI.

Indiana 5 Iowa 1
IU's Eric Arnett tossed a complete game two-hitter. The Hoosiers' righthander walked two and struck out a career high 11. Josh Phegley had a homer amongst his two hits. Evan Crawford drove in two. Ryan Durant had one of the two Hawkeyes' hits and the lone RBI.