The Ohio State baseball team dropped both games of a doubleheader to Indiana, 8-2 and 7-1, yesterday afternoon at Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium.
The Buckeyes (16-10, 2-4) took a 2-0 lead in the third inning of the first game. With two outs, Ryan Leffel and Pat Porter singled, and Josh Dezse followed with a two-run double down the left-field line.
However, the Hoosiers (15-10, 5-1) scored three times in the fifth and four times in the sixth to take control.
Ohio State starter Greg Greve (3-2) took the loss, giving up six runs and nine hits in 52/3 innings.
In the second game, Indiana scored once in the first and three times in the second, and starter Christian Morris (1-2) held the Buckeyes to three hits and a run in 72/3 innings. Tanner Tully (3-1) gave up five runs on 10 hits in seven innings to take the loss.
Ohio State plays host to Ohio at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday.
No. 2 Ohio State won its 186th-straight home match with a 5-2 win over No. 10 Illinois.
The Buckeyes (21-2, 6-0) took the doubles point and four singles matches to defeat the Fighting Illini (14-6, 4-1). Winning singles matches for Ohio State were Herkko Pollanen, Kevin Metka, Hunter Callahan and Ralf Steinbach. The Buckeyes also won the doubles point.
Ohio State, which has won 88 consecutive Big Ten
regular-season matches, plays its next three on the road.
Ohio State scored 22 runs on 25 hits to earn a doubleheader sweep at Indiana.
Six players recorded multiple hits, and Olivia O’Reilly (6-2) gave up two runs (one earned) and four hits in five innings as the Buckeyes (17-15, 5-1) opened the doubleheader with a 12-2, five-
inning victory over the Hoosiers (9-23-1, 1-5).
Ohio State scored nine runs on nine hits while sending 15 batters to the plate in the first inning.
Ohio State got off to a fast start in the second game, scoring four times in the second and three times each in the fourth and fifth innings for a 10-2 win.
Evelyn Carrillo went 2 for 4 with four RBI and Taylor Watkins was 4 for 4 with three RBI. Shelby Hursh (3-5) got the win.