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ANN ARBOR, Mich. — It's been 28 days since the last time the Spartans won a midweek game. That streak will continue for at least another week.
The Spartan baseball season, to say the least, has experienced a myriad of troughs and valleys.
It all came down to Buckeyes’ first baseman Zach Ratcliff. He stepped up to plate with runners on first and second base, looking to tie the game.
To the dismay of baseball fans who like runs in bunches, the opposite came true at McLane Baseball Stadium Friday afternoon. Three Spartan hurlers combined for a shutout over Big Ten foe Ohio State, as MSU blanked the Buckeyes, 2-0.
The Spartans lost their third straight midweek matchup on Tuesday after suffering a 2-1 loss at the hands of Notre Dame at Frank Eck Stadium.
When senior second baseman Dan Durkin takes the field, he wears the same Spartan uniform the rest of his teammates don — with one slight exception
The Spartans have altered their weekend series against Fresno State and will move the games from East Lansing, Mich., to Grand Rapids, Mich. MSU announced Thursday afternoon in a press release that due to wet field conditions and inclement weather, the weekend series will be moved to Fifth Third Ballpark, home of the West Michigan Whitecaps. What was intended to be a three-game series starting on Friday will now be condensed into two days.
Almost everything was going smoothly for MSU baseball, at least for the first 20 games of the season.The Spartans came out of the gates 15-5 and were riding a high after sweeping Big Ten foe Illinois. There, the bats exploded to the tune of 41 runs over the three-game series.
Head coach Jake Boss Jr. knew he needed to shake things up.After dropping the first two games of a three-game series to the University of Minnesota in Saturday's doubleheader.
After getting rained out on Friday, the MSU baseball team returned to McLane Baseball Stadium on Saturday with a doubleheader planned with the University of Minnesota to kick off the home leg of conference play.
The Spartans will play a doubleheader on Saturday after Friday's game was postponed due to "inclement weather and wet field conditions," according to a release by MSU Athletics.MSU was scheduled to play the Univesity of Minnesota Golden Gophers at 3:05 p.m.
Coming off a 3-2 loss to Western Michigan on Tuesday, the MSU baseball team currently sits at 15-6 on the season.Junior outfielder Brandon Hughes, who hit four home runs in the Spartans’ three-game series sweep of Illinois last weekend, including three in the third game of the series, was named one of Collegiate Baseball's National Players of the Week and also a USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Gold Standard Performance of the Week as a result of his dominant performance.The junior from Sterling Heights, Mich.
Coming off a three-game series sweep of Illinois in which the Spartans combined for 41 runs during the weekend, the Spartans went through pitching changes, but couldn’t find a way to win as they fell 3-2 to Western Michigan Tuesday.The Spartans finished the game with six pitching changes.
After a 4-0 week for MSU baseball, two Spartans received honors for their contributions throughout the week. Junior outfielder Brandon Hughes collected two national honors after a breakout performance against Illinois on Sunday, belting three home runs. Freshman outfielder and left-hander Bryce Kelley also received his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor.
The MSU baseball team traveled to Champaign, Ill. over the weekend for a three-game set to open league play and swept the Fighting Illini for the first time in school history. In the series, the Spartans (15-5, 3-0 Big Ten) outscored Illinois 41-11 and took take lone possession of the best overall record in the Big Ten.
Junior southpaw Keegan Baar’s day was cut short for MSU’s home opener, but once again the bats came alive as the Spartans defeated in-state rival Central Michigan University on Tuesday, 11-2.
On Saturday, MSU baseball head coach Jake Boss Jr. reached a momentous milestone in his career as the ninth-year head coach recorded his 300th career win in the Spartans' 13-4 victory over the University of Spiders.
It’s a similar script for head coach Jake Boss. This time around, it’s just shorter, at least for now.
After a four-game sweep of Abilene Christian to begin the season, the MSU baseball team is off to a strong start, and so is senior infielder Dan Durkin.