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Boilermakers Ride Big Innings to Home-Opening Win


WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. Paul Toetz, Jake Parr and Jake Jarvis teamed up for 11 RBI and Purdue baseball scored at least four times in three different innings, riding the extended rallies to a 14-5 victory vs. Northern Illinois on Wednesday in the home opener at Alexander Field.

The Boilermakers (9-7) scored four times in the bottom of the second and five times in both the fourth and seventh innings. Purdue sent nine men to the plate in the second and batted around two frames later. Jarvis hit a grand slam in the bottom of the seventh.

Toetz delivered an RBI hit in both big innings early – a two-out double in the second and two-run single in the fourth. Parr cleared the bases with a two-out, three-run double to punctuate the first five-run frame. Toetz was 3-for-4 with a walk and four RBI. He leads the Big Ten Conference with 27 RBI in 16 games.

Evan Albrecht connected for a two-run double in his first at-bat of the season at Alexander Field, opening the scoring and extending his on-base streak to 19 consecutive games dating back to last season. Albrecht finished the day with three hits and three runs scored, raising his average for the season back over .400. He’s batting over .600 in Purdue’s nine wins this year.

Khal Stephen worked three innings of one-hit ball in his first career start at Alexander. He retired nine of the 10 batters he faced, striking out three while not issuing a walk.

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