TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Indiana State baseball secured its ninth series-opening victory of the season Friday after taking the opener from Southern Illinois 5-4 at Bob Warn Field. The Sycamores moved to 25-12 overall and 12-5 in the Missouri Valley Conference while the Salukis fell to 33-16 and 10-11 in League action.
Left-hander Geremy Guerrero pitched a solid seven innings in the start but came away with the no-decision as the Salukis scored three runs late to erase a 4-1 deficit. SIU scored a run in the seventh and led off the eighth with a base hit which signaled the end of the day for Guerrero.