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NORMAL, Ill. - The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, have announced they are hosting a Michael Collins Tribute Night on August 19. The CornBelters are playing the Schaumburg… Read the full story »

Wesleyan’s season ends in Terre Haute regional | IWUsports.com

May 17, 2013 – 8:57 pm |
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Despite banging out 13 hits, the Illinois Wesleyan baseball team was eliminated from the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional with a 10-6 loss to Thomas More…

Redbirds clinch share of MVC title | GoRedbirds.com

May 17, 2013 – 8:50 pm |
CARBONDALE, Ill. – Sophomore right-hander Dan Savas worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth inning, firing his fourth complete game of the season, as Illinois State (35-18, 15-5…

Today’s Geek-Out: Post-Clemens “Muscle Jays”

May 17, 2013 – 10:39 am |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek Funny thing about today’s featured May Jay’s Days cap: When I see it, I think of a juiced-up Roger Clemens, who won a pair of…

Cornball: Diamond Chatter with Tom and Jack, episode 78 (audio)

May 16, 2013 – 10:57 pm |
Dan Blewett and the Warbird Training Academy Tom and Jack sit down with former Normal CornBelter and owner of the Warbird Training Academy, Dan Blewett. Dan is about 10 months…

Razo fires complete game in win over SIU | GoRedbirds.com

May 16, 2013 – 8:42 pm |
CARBONDALE, Ill. – Senior right-hander Chris Razo fired his fifth complete game this season, four of which have come in Valley games, as Illinois State (34-18, 14-5 MVC) defeated Southern…

Daily Geek-Out: “Gray Jays” BP cap

May 16, 2013 – 4:21 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek Throwback Thursday probably deserves a better cap than this, but I really wanted to show this one off. It’s the BP cap the Toronto Blue…

Titans win to stay alive in regional play | IWUsports.com

May 16, 2013 – 2:44 pm |
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Junior Bobby Czarnowski had a home run and drove home three runs and senior lefthander Nick Mehn tossed a complete game nine-hitter to give the Illinois…

Daily Geek-Out: Original Jays game cap

May 15, 2013 – 4:37 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek Started May’s Jays Days yesterday with the current on-field cap. Next: The first cap the Blue Jays wore in their existence. Might look pretty familiar:…

Heartland Baseball Update: Week of May 6, 2013 (podcast)

May 14, 2013 – 10:37 pm |
Heartland Baseball Update: Week of May 6, 2013 (podcast) Sorry for the delay, Hawk fans. Production issues and an emergency trip out of state delayed post-production for almost a week. So enjoy this episode that was recorded right before…

Daily Geek-Out: Today’s Blue Jay way!

May 14, 2013 – 4:54 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek It’s still May, and there’s a team out there with a name that rhymes with it! We’re onto the MAY DAYS of BLUE JAYS! To…

28 area high school teams begin tournament action

May 14, 2013 – 3:08 pm |
This season, 28 of our 29 covered high school baseball teams enter the Illinois High School Association (IHSA). The first round games started for Class 1A and 2A regionals on…

Titans earn NCAA tourney birth | CCIW.org

May 14, 2013 – 2:15 pm |
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Augustana and Illinois Wesleyan will represent the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) at the 2013 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship announced Monday. The Vikings, coming…

Long Road Ahead: Kenny Long’s Pro Journey

May 14, 2013 – 8:06 am |
Settling in in Corpus Christi Contributed by Kenny Long May 13 As my parents and sister were enjoying their stay out in California I was down in Texas playing baseball.…

Daily Geek-Out: My Rays “gift” cap

May 12, 2013 – 10:06 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek So, I’m a day late with this, the final piece of my voluminous Rays cap collection. See, I took my wife to Chicago to see…
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