Tuesday, May 12, 2009

All-Weekend Team

I've got plenty to do today and, as you know the drill, let's just jump right into this week's All-Weekend Team.

C: Dan Burkhart, Ohio State - Hit a pair of doubles, homered, scored three runs and collected four RBI on three hits.

1B: Jeff Holm, Michigan State - Did most everything in twos. Two walks, two sacrifice flies, two runs scored and two RBI. Broke the twin streak with three hits in eight at-bats (.375).

2B: Cory Kovanda, Ohio State - Hit .500 (7-for-14) versus Illinois. Scored three times and drove in four more runs.

2B: Tyler Rogers, Indiana - Homered, got hit-by-a-pitch, stole two bases, walked twice, scored two runs and had five RBI. Also hit .500 (4-for-8) over the weekend.

2B: Derek McCallum, Minnesota - Just another ho-hum .462 (six-for-thirteen) three-game set. McCallum doubled, walked three times, scored four runs and drove in five against Michigan.

SS: Tyler Engle, Ohio State - Five hits in twelve AB's (.417) in the big series vs. the Illini. Engle drew two free passes, hit a pair of doubles, homered, drove in three runs and scored five.

3B: Justin Miller, Ohio State - The Buckeyes captain hit .667 (8-for-12) this weekend. Miller doubled, walked twice, went yard twice, scored four runs and had five RBI.

OF: Joe Bonadonna, Illinois - Hit .600 (6-for-10) against the Buckeyes' staff. The Illini leadoff man homered, doubled twice, drew five walks, crossed home three times and drove in seven runs.

OF: Ryan LaMarre, Michigan - The sophomore drove in five runs and scored five more vs. Minnesota. LaMarre also collected five hits in twelve at-bats (.417).

OF: Brandon Haveman, Purdue - The Boilermakers' leadoff man hit .462 (6-for-13) against MSU. Haveman walked, homered, stole a base, drove in two runs and scored five more.

OF: Ryan Durant, Iowa - The junior hit .571 (8-for-14) in three games. Durant walked, doubled, stole a base, drove in a run and scored two.

OF: Evan Crawford, Indiana - Hit .600 (6-for-10) vs. Northwestern. Doubled, drove in a run, walked twice, stole three bases and scored four runs.

BN: Kipp Schutz, Indiana - A .444 (4-for-9) weekend average with a double, two walks, two RBI and three runs scored.

BN: Jake McLouth, Michigan - The Wolverines freshman walked, doubled, homered, got hit-by-a-pitch, scored two runs and had five RBI. McLouth also hit .454 (5-for-11).

BN: Eric Decker, Minnesota - Hit .454 (5-for-11) in Ann Arbor. Decker walked, homered, had two doubles, a RBI and scored four runs.

BN: Mike Deese, Penn State - The PSU designated hitter stole a base, doubled, walked twice, homered twice, scored three runs and had four RBI. Deese also had four hits in thirteen at-bats for a .307 average.

BN: Ryan Dew, Ohio State - Doubled, homered, stole a base, had two RBI, four runs scored and five hits in fourteen at-bats (.357). Dew stays amongst the conference leaders in batting average.

SP: Eric Arnett, Indiana - A complete game W. Arnett surrendered two runs on five hits and six walks while striking out eight. Every win just increases his school record.

SP: Alex Wimmers, Ohio State - 7.2 innings of two-run, six-hit baseball. Wimmers walked two and struck out seven, but didn't get a decision.

SP: Eric Jokisch, Northwestern - Three runs on eight hits and three walks over eight innings of work. Jokisch also fanned eight, but took the loss.

SP: Jarred Hippen, Iowa - Allowed only one earned run over 7.1 innings. Hippen did yield three three unearned runs in total on four hits and five walks, but struck out six. The freshman posted his third win.

BP: Ryan Ignas, Penn State - In two appearances, he collected a win and a save. Tossed a total of three innings allowing four hits, one walk and one run.

BP: David Lutz, Penn State - Made two appearances totaling four innings. He gave up no runs on three hits and a walk. Lutz also K'd five. He picked up his second save of the season.

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