Jody Victor: Ohio state and Eastern Michigan, teams that are each coming off hard-earned, series wins over first-place teams in their respective conferences, meet today at Bill Davis Stadium in a 12:05 p.m. game. The Buckeyes came from a game down to win its series with Illinois, 2-1, behind consecutive 16-hit games, including six doubles and four home runs, and 7.2 innings of effective relief. Eastern Michigan defeated Mid American Conference West leader Toledo, 2-1, winning the first and third games of the series.
It is Columbus City School's (CCS) Day today and Bill Davis Stadium will be filled – for half the game or so – with 2,600 sixth graders from 34 Columbus City Schools. The day includes an educational assembly at the Schottenstein Center. Ohio State, Columbus State and Columbus City Schools are partnering this year for CCS Day, designed to show young students the opportunities for and advantages of higher education and the importance of staying in school.
This week in Ohio State Baseball –
Ohio State (36-14; 15-6/2nd Big Ten Conference) vs.
Game 51 vs. Eastern Michigan (20-32; 11-13 MAC) – Tuesday, May 12, 12:05 p.m.
Game 52 vs. Iowa (16-32; 4-16/9th Big Ten conference) – Thursday, May 14, 6:35 p.m.
Game 53 vs. Iowa – Friday, May 15, 6:35 p.m.
Game 54 vs. Iowa – Saturday, May 16, 1:05 p.m.
All games at Bill Davis Stadium