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The MSU baseball team and head coach Jake Boss announced earlier this week that former Spartan Jonathan Roof will be joining the coaching staff, according to a press release. Roof, who played for the team from 2008-2010, will be a student assistant coach for the Spartans.During his time as a player, Roof had amassed impressive accolades throughout his career.
In episode three, The State News sports editor Casey Harrison and Stephen Olschanski talk Tom Izzo's induction into Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, the absurdity of the NFL, MSU football's bye week and give you their picks for college football's biggest games of the weekend.
In the tenth annual Crosstown Showdown — an exhibition between the Michigan State University baseball team and the Lansing Lugnuts, the class-A Midwest League affiliate for the Toronto Blue Jays — ended in the Lugnuts’ favor, winning their fifth-straight matchup between the Spartans by a final score of 4-1 at Cooley Law School Stadium in downtown Lansing.
And it's one, two, three stars who are out of Michigan State to try to play the old ball game on the grandest stage.
Although the Michigan State Spartans fell short of the college baseball playoffs after consecutive losses to Ohio State in Big Ten Tournament, four players from the team realized their lifelong aspiration when they received calls corresponding to a pick in the MLB draft.
Needing only one win to clinch a spot in the Big Ten Tournament title game entering the weekend, MSU baseball season came to an end following a 4-3 loss Saturday and a 7-3 Sunday loss to eventual Big Ten Tournament champions Ohio State University.
With a guaranteed berth in the Big Ten
tournament, the pressure was off of Michigan State on Senior Day, May 21.
While the Spartans still have one game remaining in the regular season, the win against the in-conference Maryland Terrapins sealed the Spartans a spot in the Big Ten baseball tournament for the third straight year.
The Michigan State baseball team started the last series of the regular season off with a home loss to Maryland, 6-3.
After losing two of three to the Iowa Hawkeyes in their last Big Ten road trip of the season and losing 12-1 to Central Michigan in Mt. Pleasant, MSU is now in sixth place in the Big Ten.
Baseball at MSU started with humble beginnings. It was the first organized sport at the State Agricultural College in athletic history, which was MSU’s second university name. Students organized the team and played local communities including the Capital Club of Lansing.
“Take me out to the ball game” has become a reality for renters of the new Outfield apartments, which has units sitting along the baseball field of Cooley Law Stadium in Lansing.
MSU baseball junior catcher Matt Byars, like his game, is quiet. Much like his 6-foot-1, 188 lbs. frame, his numbers are not over-imposing.
Jake Boss Jr. has always been around baseball. And to be around baseball is to be around his father.
Since the early 1970s Brian Pushie has been attending MSU baseball games. The 63-year-old Detroit resident said he has seen a lot of change during the time period he has enjoyed Spartan baseball, including the construction of a new stadium.
It was all Michigan all game long, until a Spartan rally in the eighth inning won game two of a three game set against the Wolverines in come from behind fashion, by a final score of 7-6.
Redshirt junior pitcher Cam Vieaux was unable to pick up a win for the Spartans for his second straight start.
Head coach Jake Boss Jr. and the Spartans have one goal in mind for this weekend — to win the series.This goal is the standard for MSU in every matchup, especially when it comes to conference play.