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Baseball: Kansas City Royals draft Northwestern pitcher Luke Farrell

Alex Putterman, Reporter

June 7, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern pitcher Luke Farrell was selected Friday by the Kansas City Royals in the sixth round, 174th overall, of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The senior had been projected as a sixth-to-tenth-round pick...

Baseball: Wildcats drop series opener to Wichita State

Alex Putterman, Reporter

May 16, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

Northwestern (22-24) lost 8-2 to Wichita State (32-25) on Thursday in Kansas. After falling behind 1-0 in the first inning, the Wildcats took a lead in the third on a 2-run double from junior Kyle Ruchim, scoring freshman Zach...

Baseball: Wildcats drop 2 of 3 to Hoosiers despite Saturday rout

Alex Putterman, Reporter

May 13, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports

In a sense, winning one game was more satisfying for Northwestern than losing two was upsetting. NU (22-23, 9-15 Big Ten) dropped two of three against No. 16 Indiana (38-11, 15-6) but kept pace with the first-place Hoosiers, outsco...

Baseball: Wildcats drop close one on bittersweet Senior Day

Alex Putterman, Reporter

May 5, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Northwestern’s close loss in a nearly must-win game was not what had Wildcats coach Paul Stevens on the verge of tears. It was Senior Day at Rocky Miller Park, and a particularly meaningful group of seniors was leaving the ...

Baseball: Tough loss costs Wildcats series with Illinois

Alex Putterman, Reporter

April 29, 2013

Filed under Baseball, Sports

It was one step forward, two steps back for Northwestern in Champaign this weekend. NU (18-17, 7-11) lost the last two matches of a three-game set with Illinois (26-13, 8-7), dealing a major blow to the Wildcats' postseason hopes...