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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 »

Heartland takes Region 24 crown

May 19, 2013 – 11:32 pm |
Heartland Hawks logo by CornbeltBaseball.com staff It appears that someone has figured out the perfect pre-game meal or else assistant coach Ryan Knox has delivered a Lou Holtz-like motivational speech. Whatever it was,…

Nate Metzger: Good Man

May 19, 2013 – 10:51 pm | One Comment
Everything I say… by Jack Warren, CornbeltBaseball.com editor I’ve known about some of what was going on with regard to the Heartland Community College athletic department for a little while,…

CornBelters’ comeback falls short

May 19, 2013 – 9:03 pm |
Evansville, IN – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, gave up a lead in a big seventh inning and suffered their first loss of the season by an…

Daily Geek-Out: 1989 Road Jays

May 19, 2013 – 1:21 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek My weekends have been busy! I missed last Sunday’s Geek-Out, didn’t get a chance to post yesterday. To make up for that, I’ll post two…

Daily Geek-Out: World Series Jays

May 19, 2013 – 1:20 pm |
By Tom Jackson Cap Geek Second Geek-Out of the day: The Jays’ World Series-era cap! As you can probably tell, this is one the caps I’ve worn — a lot!…

Heartland one game away from Enid

May 18, 2013 – 11:34 pm |
Heartland Hawks logo by CornbeltBaseball.com staff The Heartland Hawks picked the right time to break out of their recent offensive drought, pounding out 12 hits for the second straight day on their way…

CornBelters win second straight to open season

May 18, 2013 – 10:56 pm |
Evansville, IN – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, used two big early innings to defeat the Evansville Otters 8-3 on Saturday night at Bosse Field. The CornBelters…

Redbirds win first outright conference title in school history | GoRedbirds.com

May 18, 2013 – 10:48 pm |
CARBONDALE, Ill.– Jeremy Rhoades’ 3-2, two-out breaking pitch fooled Southern Illinois (24-31, 6-15 MVC) outfielder Nick Johnson for strike three, securing a thrilling 9-8, 10-inning victory for Illinois State (36-18,…

‘Belters win opener over Evansville

May 18, 2013 – 6:23 am |
EVANSVILLE – The Normal CornBelters, presented by Illinois Corn Farmers, won the opening game of their fourth season with a 6-4 win over the Evansville Otters on Friday night at…

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…
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