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MSU got back into action on Wednesday afternoon, playing their fifth game in the last six days. And after a marginal 1-0 loss to Notre Dame on Tuesday, the Spartans rebounded against Western Michigan to improve to 26-8 on the season and defeated the Broncos by a final score of 6-5.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Spartans welcomed in the Fighting Irish from Notre Dame for a midweek matchup. MSU, now 25-8 overall, dropped their second straight game, this time to Notre Dame in a pitching duel, by a final score of 1-0.
MSU men’s basketball started its 2015-16 season with a 13-1 start, but that record has been eclipsed by another Spartan team.
Meet the groundskeeper of MSU baseball's Drayton McLane Baseball Stadium at John H. Kobs Field.
Last year it was the Chippewas who came out of Detroit with the last laugh, but on Wednesday night the Spartans claimed victory in the sixth annual Clash at Comerica between MSU and CMU. MSU improved to 23-6 on the season while defeating the Chippewas by a final score of 7-3 after 14 innings of play.
MSU head baseball coach Jake Boss has made it very clear that he wants his team to be the best team in the state of Michigan. And after defeating the University of Michigan on Tuesday afternoon by a final score of 11-5, the Spartans are now 2-2 against in-state opponents. MSU can improve to 3-2 on Wednesday when it plays Central Michigan University at Comerica Park in downtown Detroit for the “Clash at Comerica."
After MSU lost the nightcap of Sunday’s doubleheader against Penn State in surprising fashion, the Spartans got back into action on Tuesday afternoon against the University of Michigan. The two rivals scheduled a last-minute non-conference matchup to make up for games that were rained out. The Spartans ended up victorious in their first meeting of the season, by a final score of 11-5.
During the weekend, the MSU baseball team traveled out to University Park, Pa. to take on Penn State in a three-game weekend series. The Spartans managed to win two of three against the Nittany Lions and improved to a 5-1 conference record and 21-6 overall.
There hasn’t been too much baseball being played in East Lansing lately, and that’s mainly because of the chaotic weather the last couple of weeks. Between snow flurries and downpours three of MSU’s last five games on the schedule have been postponed or cancelled due to the weather.
The tenth annual Crosstown Showdown exhibition game between the Lansing Lugnuts and MSU has been postponed due to rain. As of now, no makeup date has been announced and it is uncertain that the game will even be made up, according to an MSU press release. This is the first time in the annual event’s history that the game has been cancelled.
The MSU baseball team is 24 games into its regular season, but its opponents on Wednesday, however, have yet to play a regular season game.
After a weekend of snowy weather in which two of their three games were cancelled against Oregon, the Spartans hosted the Eastern Michigan University in a Tuesday day game. The Spartans fell to a 19-5 overall record on the season by losing the Eagles by a final score of 4-2.
The MSU baseball team (19-4) defeated the Oregon Ducks (11-11), 3-2, Friday afternoon. The win came on a tenth-inning walk-off home run by Jordan Zimmerman on Friday afternoon. The game gave the Spartans a lead in the teams’ three-game weekend series in East Lansing.
This weekend the Oregon Ducks are visiting the Spartans at McLane Baseball Stadium for a three-game set. The Ducks have an 11-9 overall record this season and will look to get their season back on track. Here are some key things to look for before game one starts on Friday, with first pitch set for 3:05 p.m.
The collegiate baseball season is a grind — it’s 57 games, and a perfect season is basically impossible. There are going to be some days when a team just can’t get anything going, and for the Spartans, Tuesday was one of those games.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Spartans hosted the Golden Grizzlies of Oakland University for a weekday match up, in which the Grizzlies picked up their 11th win of the season and improved to 11-11 on the year after defeating the Spartans by a final score of 3-1.
The MSU baseball team couldn’t have asked for a better day on Easter Sunday. From the perfect weather, to a chance to complete a sweep of Rutgers, MSU looked to start off Big Ten play 3-0.
On a gorgeous spring afternoon in East Lansing, the Spartans hosted Rutgers for the third and final game of a weekend series to kickoff the start of Big Ten play. After a doubleheader on Saturday, MSU completed the series sweep in come from behind fashion to defeat the Scarlet Knights by a final score of 6-5. The Spartans would improve to 18-3 on the season and 3-0 in the Big Ten.
If you ask the average baseball fanatic about Jordan Zimmerman, they will probably tell you about the 6-foot-2 all-star righty who signed with the Detroit Tigers earlier in the offseason. But if you ask any fan of MSU baseball about Jordan Zimmerman, you’ll get a completely different answer.
One of my little league baseball coaches once told me that baseball was just as much a mental game as it was physical. This was much so the case for the MSU baseball team on Saturday, when they hosted Rutgers to open up Big Ten play.