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The opening weekend of game action yielded a few lessons for the MSU baseball team. After several weeks of indoor practice, the Spartans (1-1 overall, 1-0 Big Ten) split a pair of games in the first weekend of play in Greenville, S.C., losing 3-2 to Furman on Friday before defeating Northwestern 7-4 on Sunday.
After spending several weeks practicing indoors, a trip to South Carolina was supposed to mean warm weather and sunny skies for the MSU baseball team.
With each swing of Jimmy Pickens’ bat at MSU’s indoor hitting facility, you can tell he’s ready.
After two consecutive standout seasons, the MSU baseball team has been picked to finish third in the Big Ten by the conference’s coaches.
With the start of another collegiate baseball season less than a week away, many teams are getting reacquainted to the familiar sights and smells of a new year.
With the start of the MSU baseball season less than two weeks away, the program kicked off another campaign Sunday with its eighth-annual First Pitch Dinner.
The Crosstown Showdown, a baseball game between the MSU baseball team and the minor league Lansing Lugnuts, officially has been extended for the next three years, according to a release by the MSU athletics department.
Although yesterday’s performance was one of the least optimistic ways a team could start out the World Series, you can't be too quick to sell your Miguel Cabrera Fathead and look at the situation from a different angle.
MSU head baseball coach Jake Boss Jr. named his captains for the 2013 season on Wednesday. Following a vote by members of the team, seniors outfielder Jordan Keur, pitcher Andrew Waszak and catcher John Martinez have been selected to lead the Spartans a season after the program earned its first NCAA Tournament berth since 1979.
If there is one thing Mario Impemba remembers from when he was a student at MSU, it was getting together with friends to watch the 1984 Detroit Tigers sail through the playoffs and win the World Series.
Although the majority of his roster is dispersed across the nation playing in various summer leagues from Florida to Alaska, Boss and his staff are hitting the pavement during a crucial time for recruiting high school prospects.
Former MSU second baseman Ryan Jones has been named to the All-Mideast Region First Team, the the American Baseball Coaches Association announced Monday.
Although his name is firmly engraved in MSU baseball lore, former center fielder Brandon Eckerle opted to return to the classroom rather than fight his way through the ranks of a sport he lost a little bit of passion.
Tony Bucciferro has seen his life go through a whirlwind of changes in the last month.
The MSU baseball team will have a new look in the infield in 2013, as it is tasked with replacing three players who started all 60 games this season.
Less than a week after MSU’s baseball season concluded in the NCAA Tournament, four Spartans earned the opportunity to play at the highest level by being selected in this week’s 2012 Major League Baseball, or MLB, First-Year Player Draft.
Three MSU players were selected Tuesday in day two of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
As the MSU baseball team returns home after a quick exit from the NCAA Tournament, head coach Jake Boss Jr. is forced to look ahead.
The Spartans were ousted from the Palo Alto Regional in Palo Alto, Calif. after a pair of weekend losses to Pepperdine and Fresno State, respectively. The NCAA Tournament berth was the first for the program since 1979, where the Spartans were eliminated on their home field in the Mideast Regional by Pepperdine and San Diego State.
MSU junior third baseman Torsten Boss was selected by the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday in the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
The Lowell, Mich., native Boss was picked by the Orioles with the 252nd overall pick in the eighth round of the draft.
There was no California love for the MSU baseball team this weekend, as it bowed out of the NCAA Tournament following back-to-back losses to teams from the Golden State at the Palo Alto Regional in Palo Alto, Calif.