Ohio State Hosts Midweek Contests Against Akron and Xavier

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State baseball team hosts Akron at 5:05 p.m. Tuesday and Xavier at 5:05 p.m. Wednesday at Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium in Columbus.

Live stats and a live video stream can be found on the baseball schedule page at OhioStateBuckeyes.com or fans can follow twitter.com/OhioState_BASE for updates.

OHIO STATE OF LATE
The Buckeyes swept Siena in Columbus over the weekend, taking the opener, 8-5, Friday before winning both games of a Saturday twinbill, 7-3 and 7-1.

The Buckeyes hit .348 for the series, paced offensively by Troy Kuhn, who went 4-for-9 with two doubles, a home run, nine RBI and three runs scored. Ohio State boasted a 1.67 ERA over the three games, with Ryan Riga allowing one earned run over 7.0 innings to pick up the win Friday

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Jody Victor

Ohio State Takes On Akron, Travels to Cincinnati in Midweek Matchups

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COLUMBUS, Ohio ? The Ohio State baseball team hosts Akron Tuesday and travels to Cincinnati to take on the Bearcats Wednesday. Both games are slated for a 6:35 p.m. first pitch.

OHIO STATE OF LATE
Ohio State earned a series win in its first trip to Nebraska over the weekend. After dropping the first game of the series, 11-2, the Buckeyes won the middle game, 6-5, in 11 innings before picking up a 7-4 win in the series finale.

Pat Porter finished the weekend 5-for-13 with a double, a triple two runs scored and an RBI while Brian King was brilliant on the mound in the finale, tossing 7.0 shutout innings, allowing three hits while striking out three.

SCOUTING AKRON
Akron is 8-25 on the season but won a conference series at Ohio over the weekend. Jared Turocy has helped pace the Zips offensively with a .304 average with a double, a triple, a home run, 11 RBI and seven runs scored.

Ohio State holds a 17-9 lead in the all-time series with Akron.

SCOUTING CINCINNATI
Cincinnati enters the week with a 13-21 record after dropping a series over the weekend at Rutgers. Ian Happ leads the Bearcats with a .325 average wtih 12 doubles, a triple, two home runs, 23 runs scored and 21 RBI.

Ohio State leads the all-time series with the Bearcats, 65-23-2.

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Jody Victor