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A year after making its first NCAA tournament appearance since 1979, the MSU baseball team narrowly missed the 64-team field this past spring. The Spartans finished with a 33-17 overall record and a 12-9 Big Ten record, but couldn’t quite crack the field as they were the first team left out of the tournament.?
Former MSU baseball player Andrew Waszak’s college success is carrying over to professional baseball.
On Wednesday, baseball head coach Jake Boss Jr. introduced the 21 home-game schedule for the 2014 season. With 56 games total, five of the matchups include finalists from the NCAA tournament, three of which attended the College World Series in 2013.
Just a season after ending a decorated baseball career at MSU, Tony Bucciferro is creating his own path near the end of his first full season of professional baseball.
Efforts for MSU baseball players to improve their games during the offseason have proved fruitful thus far, as four players have been named to their respective summer collegiate all-star games.
MSU junior pitcher David Garner decided to forego his senior year and sign a minor league contract with the Chicago Cubs on Thursday, according to the MSU athletic department.
For many high school, junior college and college baseball players, last weekend represented a dream come true.
After patiently waiting with anxiety, MSU pitcher Andrew Waszak knew his time had finally come when his father, who had been watching the MLB First-Year Player Draft all day, began shouting with excitement on Saturday afternoon.
Editor’s note: This story has been changed to accurately reflect the number of players who have been taken in the first 10 rounds under head coach Jake Boss Jr.
The MSU baseball team not only failed to receive an at-large bid to the 2013 NCAA Baseball Tournament yesterday, it was the final team left out of the field.
On Tuesday morning, the Big Ten announced the winners of the all-conference awards this past 2013 baseball season. Five players from MSU landed conference honors.
Despite a season hindered by injuries, inconsistency and key Big Ten losses, the foundation has been set by the departing senior class of the MSU baseball team and head coach Jake Boss Jr.
The MSU baseball team’s season came to a disappointing end despite winning its final Big Ten series against Penn State this weekend.
Coming into the Big Ten series finale, the MSU baseball team is trying to remain poised in the face of elimination.
MSU won both games of the doubleheader against Central Michigan Tuesday at Theunissen Stadium in Mount Pleasant.
Following a dramatic come-from-behind victory over Illinois on Senior Day, MSU maintained control of the No. 6 spot in the Big Ten standings. However, MSU fell out of sixth place into seventh after winning only one out of three against Iowa this past weekend.
MSU salvaged a win in the final game of a disappointing three-game series against Iowa, 4-2, on Sunday afternoon.
Junior pitcher David Garner struck out nine batters, but the MSU baseball team was unable to defeat Iowa, suffering a (2-1) loss Saturday afternoon.
In the second-to-last Big Ten series of the 2013 season, the MSU baseball team dropped the first of a three-game series against Iowa, 2-6, Friday night in Iowa City.
The MSU baseball team made their last home game of the 2013 season a memorable one, beating Eastern Michigan 6-3 with the help of a two-run home run in the third inning by sophomore right fielder Jimmy Pickens.