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Purdue Catcher Connor Caskenette Selected by Miami Marlins in 2024 MLB Draft

Connor Caskenette is heading to the big leagues. The Purdue catcher was selected in 12th round of the 2024 MLB Draft by the Miami Marlins.

Dustin Schutte
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Purdue Boilermakers catcher Connor Caskenette
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Purdue Catcher Connor Caskenette Selected by Miami Marlins in 2024 MLB Draft

Connor Caskenette is heading to the big leagues. The Purdue catcher was selected in 12th round of the 2024 MLB Draft by the Miami Marlins.

Dustin Schutte
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Former Purdue Outfielder, All-Big Ten Player Joins Boilermaker Baseball Staff

Former Purdue outfielder and two-time All-Big Ten selection Barrett Serrato is returning to West Lafayette to join Greg Goff's staff.

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Big Ten Daily (June 3): Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska Eliminated from NCAA Baseball Tournament

The Big Ten baseball season officially came to a close on Sunday. All three teams that reached the NCAA Tournament — Illinois, Indiana and Nebraska — were eliminated in their respective regionals.

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Purdue Baseball Sets New Attendance Record in 2024

For a second straight season, the Purdue baseball team set an attendance record at Alexander Field. The Boilermakers finished the year with a 33-24 record and were in the Big Ten title race for a majority of the season.

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Big Ten Daily (May 27): Big Ten Baseball Tournament to Remain at Omaha's Charles Schwab Field

The Big Ten Baseball Tournament will remain in the Midwest for at least a few more years. The conference announced at Sunday that Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, Neb. will continue to host the event through the 2027 season.

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Big Ten Network Televising All 3 Games in Purdue-Illinois Baseball Series

Purdue and Illinois will play a pivotal series to help determine the final Big Ten baseball standings this weekend. All three games at Alexander Field will air on Big Ten Network.

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Purdue Baseball to Play Northwestern at Wrigley Field

For the first time ever, Purdue's baseball team will play at Wrigley Field. The Boilermakers will play Northwestern at the historic venue in the first game of a three-game series. The matchup is scheduled for Friday, April 26.

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WATCH: Gene Keady Gets Standing Ovation, Throws Out First Pitch During Purdue-Indiana Baseball Series

Purdue legend Gene Keady made his way to Alexander Field over the weekend, throwing out the first pitch before a game against arch-rival Indiana. He received a standing ovation from the crowd when he took the field in West Lafayette.

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Purdue Baseball Announces 2023 Schedule
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Purdue Baseball Announces 2023 Schedule

Purdue coach Greg Goff revealed a schedule that includes 31 total games in the state of Indiana.

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Purdue Baseball's Jackson Smeltz Named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week
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Purdue Baseball's Jackson Smeltz Named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week

Purdue lefty Jackson Smeltz garnered Big Ten Pitcher of the Week honors after posting 13 strikeouts in a 2-1 series victory over Indiana. He gave up just one hit against the Hoosiers without allowing a run across eight innings.

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Purdue Pitcher Jackson Smeltz One of Collegiate Baseball's National Players of the Week

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Big Ten Updates COVID-19 Forfeiture Policy for Remaining 2021-22 Conference Contests
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Big Ten Updates COVID-19 Forfeiture Policy for Remaining 2021-22 Conference Contests

The Big Ten announced revisions to its COVID-19 forfeiture policy for the remaining conference matchups.

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Purdue Baseball Announces 2022 Schedule
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Purdue Baseball Announces 2022 Schedule

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Purdue Athletics to Create NIL Program With Atlius Sports Partners
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Purdue Athletics to Create NIL Program With Atlius Sports Partners

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ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 Officially Announces Historic Alliance

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Big Ten Announces Forfeiture Policy for Games Canceled due to COVID-19

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Purdue Baseball Hires Terry Rooney as Assistant Coach, Recruiting Director
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Purdue Baseball Hires Terry Rooney as Assistant Coach, Recruiting Director

Terry Rooney joins the Purdue baseball coaching staff having more than 25 years of coaching experience in college.

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Purdue's Jack Firestone Named College Summer League at Grand Park Player of the Year
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Purdue's Jack Firestone Named College Summer League at Grand Park Player of the Year

Purdue outfielder Jack Firestone was named the 2021 College Summer League at Grand Park Player of the Year.

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Cleveland Indians Sign Purdue Baseball Catcher Zac Fascia to Free Agent Deal
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Cleveland Indians Sign Purdue Baseball Catcher Zac Fascia to Free Agent Deal

After going undrafted in last week's 2021 MLB Draft, Purdue catcher Zac Fascia has signed a free agent deal with the Cleveland Indians.

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New York Yankees Sign Purdue Baseball Pitcher Calvin Starnes to Free Agent Deal
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New York Yankees Sign Purdue Baseball Pitcher Calvin Starnes to Free Agent Deal

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Big Ten Daily: Michigan QB J.J. McCarthy Will Use Part of NIL Deal For Charity
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Big Ten Daily: Michigan QB J.J. McCarthy Will Use Part of NIL Deal For Charity

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Big Ten Daily: 5-Star QB Malachi Nelson Includes Ohio State Football in Top 7

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Purdue Baseball's Jackson Smeltz Earns Academic All-District Honors
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Purdue Baseball's Jackson Smeltz Earns Academic All-District Honors

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Big Ten Daily: Nebraska Paying Former AD Bill Moos Nearly $3 Million in Retirement Settlement
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Big Ten Daily: Nebraska Paying Former AD Bill Moos Nearly $3 Million in Retirement Settlement

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NCAA Approves Interim Policy for College Athletes to Pursue Name, Image and Likeness Deals
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NCAA Approves Interim Policy for College Athletes to Pursue Name, Image and Likeness Deals

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