Short on arms in the bullpen, the Nebraska Cornhuskers got beat up 19-9 in their final home game of the 2013 season - less than 24 after they clinched a spot in the Big Ten tournament.
Nebraska picked up a series win on Sunday afternoon, and a historical one at that, with a 13-3 victory over Illinois. It was the first series win in Big Ten play for the Huskers (17-9, 2-1) as their offense exploded for 31 runs in the last two games of the series after being held to three runs in the Friday night opener.
Coach Darin Erstad and the Nebraska Cornhuskers will open their 2012 season with a three-game series against Gonzaga on Friday.
February 15, 2012
Nebraska signee Blake Headley thinks the hiring of Darin Erstad is a great move. Why do you ask? Come inside for the answers. If you don't have a premium membership, you are missing out.
Is former Nebraska All-American and MLB All-Star Darin Erstad a contender for the head coach opening? While it doesn't seem likely, Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne did say on Tuesday nighty he would like to see Erstad back in 2012.
The Astros initiated significant turnover both on offense and in the bullpen, but their failure to address the starting pitching behind Roy Oswalt leaves them longshots in the NL Central.