The Marquette Explorers baseball squad held one final workout Wednesday at the Gordon Moore Park batting cages.  They will leave for Peoria today (Thursday) for the Class 1A state baseball tournament.  The Explorers are in the Final Four with a record of 27-and-8. 

Marquette senior Johnny Wilson:

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Explorers senior Derrik Starrett:

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Marquette junior catcher Nick Schranck:

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Explorers junior Brogan Fischer:

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Marquette pitcher Tommy Anderson (gets the start on Friday at state):

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Marquette meets Effingham St. Anthony (29-8-1) in the state semi’s tomorrow morning in Peoria.  Game time at O’Brien Field – 10 am – Friday morning.  You can catch all the live play-by-play from the 1A state tourney right here on Z-1570 and at