The Maryland Terrapins’ 2019 season lives another day. Thanks to yet another quality start from Hunter Parsons and two key eighth-inning home runs, the Terrapins stormed to a 6-2 upset win Wednesday over the Illinois Fighting Illini in the first round of the Big Ten Baseball Tournament.
For one night, Maryland’s lineup showed the offensive firepower that had been missing for much of the season. In their 8-4 win over the Iowa Hawkeyes Friday night, the Terrapins exploded for three home runs, more than enough to take their third straight victory and give them an edge in the battle for the final Big Ten Tournament spot.
Maryland’s hopes of reaching the 2019 Big Ten Baseball Tournament took another blow after they dropped the rubber match of their series to Minnesota, 2-1, at Siebert Field Sunday afternoon.
Maryland’s chances of making the Big Ten Baseball Tournament took a severe blow Saturday night. Despite a decent performance from Zach Thompson, the Terps’ batting lineup did not make an impact until it was too late, letting Minnesota come away with a 9-3 win in the second game of their three-game series.