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Iowa infielder Mitchell Boe high fives Jake Adams after scoring during the first round of the Big Ten Tournament between the Iowa Hawkeyes and Maryland Terrapins in Bloomington, Indiana on Thursday, May 25, 2017. The game was back and forth all the way until the end with the Hawkeyes winning 9-8. (The Daily Iowan/ Alex Kroeze)

Hawkeyes knock off No. 1 seed Houston in regional opener

June 3, 2017

By Pete Ruden [email protected]   Iowa baseball’s postseason hot streak continued June 2 as the Hawkeyes took down regional 1-seed Houston, 6-3, in the opening game in Houston. After...

The Iowa Baseball team reacts to the announcement of their NCAA Tournament seed in the Feller Room at Carver-Hawkeye arena on Monday May 29, 2017. The Hawkeyes earned an automatic bid by winning their first ever Big Ten Tournament. They were awarded a 4 seed and will play in the Houston Regional starting on June 2 against host Houston. The game will be televised on ESPNU at 7p.m. (The Daily Iowan/Nick Rohlman)

Heller’s Hawkeye baseball heads to Houston

Nick Rohlman May 29, 2017

The Iowa baseball team will travel to the Houston Regional of the NCAA Baseball Tournament on June 2. The Hawkeyes received an automatic bid after defeating Northwestern, 13-4, on May 28 to win their...

Iowas Matt Hoeg turns a double play during todays game against Rutgers at Duane Banks Field on Sunday, April 23. The Scarlet Knights went on to defeat the Hawkeyes 13-5. (The Daily Iowan/Ben Smith)

Hawkeyes down Ohio State in series finale

May 14, 2017

By Pete Ruden [email protected]   The Iowa baseball team had a pretty good ending to its weekend against Ohio State. After winning on May 12 and dropping a game on May 13, the Hawkeyes...

Iowa catcher Daniel Aaron Moriel tries to tag Kansas state first baseman Jake Scudder at home during game three of the Iowa-Kansas State series at Duane Banks field on Sunday, May 1, 2016. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 4-2 taking the series. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

Reeling Hawks baseball drops 2 of 3

Jake Mosbach, [email protected] May 9, 2016

The Hawkeye baseball team dropped two of three games May 6-Sunday against Ohio State in Columbus, severely, if not fatally, damaging their hopes of qualifying for the Big Ten Tournament. Iowa (22-23,...

Iowa short-stop Nick Roscetti swings the bat during game three of the Iowa-Kansas State series at Duane Banks field on Sunday, May 1, 2016. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 4-2 taking the series. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

Baseball faces pivotal weekend

Blake Dowson, [email protected] May 6, 2016

  The stakes have not been higher all year. For the Iowa baseball team (21-21, 7-8 Big Ten), this weekend is do or die. With three conference series left this season, the Hawkeyes sit in a tie...

Hellerball

Hellerball

Ian Murphy May 5, 2016

The trip from Eldon, Iowa, to Iowa City is only around 90 miles. It takes no more than an hour and a half to drive. There are numerous ways to get from the small southeastern Iowa town to the home of...

Iowas Joel Booker and Tyler Peyton celebrate after winning game three of the Iowa-Michigan series at Duane Banks Field on Sunday, April 24, 2016. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wolverines, 8-3. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

Buckeyes’ baseball, by the numbers

Jake Mosbach, [email protected] May 5, 2016

With another nonconference midweek victory in the books, the Hawkeye baseball team (21-21) now shifts its focus to a three-game weekend series with the Ohio State Buckeyes (28-15-1) this weekend in Columbus. The...

Iowa catcher Daniel Aaron Moriel tries to tag Kansas state first baseman Jake Scudder at home during game three of the Iowa-Kansas State series at Duane Banks field on Sunday, May 1, 2016. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 4-2 taking the series. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

Playing into ‘The Click’

Blake Dowson, [email protected] May 5, 2016

For some guys, it just clicks. The baseball starts to look more like a beach ball at the plate, and it jumps off the bat a way it had not previously. The ball starts to find the glove more when they...

Iowa short-stop Nick Roscetti swings the bat during game three of the Iowa-Kansas State series at Duane Banks field on Sunday, May 1, 2016. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 4-2 taking the series. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

Baseball seeks more production

Blake Dowson, [email protected] May 3, 2016

Coming off a weekend series loss to Kansas State, the Iowa baseball team (20-21, 7-8) would like to gain a bit of momentum against Western Illinois before they head to Columbus to take on the Buckeyes...

New York Mets Daniel Murphy is congratulated by teammate David Wright after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning of Game 2 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Dowson: Success means baseball is dying?

Blake Dowson, [email protected] May 3, 2016

The numbers show football has jumped baseball as the most popular sport in America. Whether that will be the case 10 years down the road when more and more football players elect to retire at age 23...

Iowa pitcher Cole McDonald throws out the first pitch during the Iowa-Grand View game at Duane Banks Field on April 26, 2016. The Hawkeyes defeated the Vikings 3-0. (The Daily Iowan/  Alex Kroeze)

Baseball hopes for offensive bounce

Jake Mosbach, [email protected] April 29, 2016

It won’t be a Big Ten foe, but this weekend, the Hawkeye baseball team (19-19) is set to host a three-game series with Kansas State(19-22), with the Hawks looking to distance themselves from a .500 record...

Baseball finds a new lead

Baseball finds a new lead

Blake Dowson, [email protected] April 26, 2016

After penciling senior Joel Booker into the leadoff spot for 34 of his team’s first 35 games, Iowa head coach Rick Heller shook things up this past weekend and may have found himself a new guy for the...

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