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The Detroit Tigers suddenly have found themselves in a heated pennant race with the Minnesota Twins. After losing two of three games in Minneapolis this weekend, the Tigers sit just two and a half games ahead of the Twins in the American League Central as of Tuesday afternoon.
MSU senior outfielder Eli Boike was named Most Valuable Player of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Collegiate Baseball League this summer after leading the league in hits and stolen bases.
The MSU baseball team announced that seven players have signed National Letters of Intent, giving the Spartans 14 student-athletes in their recruiting class.
Eric Roof has never played baseball for his father, but he’ll get his first chance in the next couple months.
The regular season didn’t end the way the MSU baseball team wanted it to, as the Spartans were eliminated from the Big Ten Conference Tournament on Thursday.
The saying goes, “When it rains, it pours.”
Teams don’t wait five years to go home quickly — at least that’s what members of the MSU baseball team have been telling themselves.
The Big Ten Baseball Tournament w ill be held starting today at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio. Here is a preview of each team in the tournament.
MSU committed four errors that led to seven unearned runs in a 9-3 loss for the team’s home finale Monday, one day after a game in which MSU head coach Jake Boss Jr. said the Spartans gave the victory to Purdue.
The proverbial rally caps were on at McLane Baseball Stadium in East Lansing as the Spartans faced two big, late inning deficits Sunday against Purdue. MSU strung together two big innings in the eighth and ninth, but it wasn’t enough to avoid a 9-8 loss one day after MSU (22-25 overall, 12-8 Big Ten) clinched its first Big Ten Tournament berth since 2004.
Rain delayed the start of a three game set between Purdue and MSU by an hour on Saturday, and both team’s bats had just as slow a start — but just like the rain, the zeros on the scoreboard wouldn’t stick around for long.
Sophomore right-handed pitcher A.J. Achter is getting the run support he had been looking for all season — and he didn’t even need it Saturday.
It was 55 degrees accompanied by strong winds Saturday afternoon, and Drayton McLane was fighting to stay warm as the cool breeze swept across Kobs Field at McLane Baseball Stadium. After all, this was McLane’s third visit to East Lansing in the 50 years since he earned his master’s in food marketing management from MSU. The May weather is much warmer in Houston, where McLane now resides and owns Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros franchise.
Slugglish starts stymied the MSU baseball team in both games of its Wednesday doubleheader against Eastern Michigan, but only once did they prove costly.
With the cancellation of Tuesday’s MSU baseball game against Eastern Michigan, the Spartans (17-23 overall, 8-7 Big Ten) and Eagles will meet for two games Wednesday.
Those seven-hour, late-night bus rides home from Big Ten destinations are a lot easier for the MSU baseball team after a weekend sweep.
Wade Korpi doesn’t remember the ball that nearly killed him. Last April, the then-Notre Dame pitcher threw a two-strike fastball to Rutgers shortstop Dan Betteridge, who hit a line drive back at Korpi at more than 100 mph. The ball caromed off the left side of Korpi’s forehead and landed by first base.
The MSU baseball team had its undefeated record at home ended abruptly Sunday in its 9-2 loss to Michigan.
Entering Sunday’s game against Michigan, the MSU baseball team had already captured a weekend series against the Wolverines for the first time since 2002. But the Spartans weren’t satisfied taking only two of three games — they wanted to repay the Wolverines for sweeping them the past two seasons. Maybe it was because the Spartans had played five games in five days or due to the solid pitching performance by U-M’s Eric Katzman, but the Spartans were unable to sweep the Wolverines — losing 9-2 Sunday at McLane Baseball Stadium to snap a three-game winning streak.
The MSU baseball team chose its most hectic and crucial week of the season to turn out its longest game of the year on Friday. But they aren’t complaining.