Ohio State eliminates Michigan in Big Ten baseball

Associated Press

Omaha, Neb. — Troy Kuhn went 3 for 4 with four RBIs, Ronnie Dawson was 3 for 5 with two RBIs, and Ohio State stayed alive in the Big Ten tournament with an 11-4 victory over Michigan on Saturday.

The Wolverines leave Omaha 36-21 and must wait until Monday to find out if they earn an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament.

Ohio State (40-18-1) advanced to another elimination game Saturday night against Michigan State.

The Buckeyes jumped on Michigan starter Ryan Nutof (6-3), scoring five runs on six hits and a walk. Nutof faced only eight batters and got just one out.

Ryan Feltner (3-3) worked 6.1 innings in relief of Adam Niemeyer to earn the win.

Freshman Jonathan Engelmann had two hits for the Wolverines.