The Michigan State Spartans (11-27, 1-10 Big Ten) crushed the Toledo Rockets (15-23, 3-10 MAC) in nine innings with a final score of 4-2.
Lead by freshman right hand pitcher Colten Panaranto’s seven strikeouts and an eighth inning spurt fueled the Spartans to take the first of five home games this week.
Michigan State (9-26, 0-8 Big Ten) ended up battling themselves as well as the elements Wednesday, but they were able to hold on for a 5-3 victory over Eastern Michigan (8-28, 3-9 MAC).
Following a series win over Indiana State last weekend, Michigan State baseball began a four-game road trip before returning to East Lansing for a nine-game home stand.
After splitting the first two games of its series with Indiana State, Michigan State exploded with 14 hits and a 6-0 victory over Indiana State to take the weekend set.
In the first game under the lights at McLane Stadium, the Spartans (6-21, 0-5 Big Ten) walked off against Indiana State (22-5, 1-2 Missouri Valley), 1-0 in 10 innings of baseball on Friday.
Michigan State baseball's home-opening game against Central Michigan will be delayed due to forecasted inclement weather in East Lansing.
The annual Crosstown Showdown between MSU baseball and the Lansing Lugnuts took place on Tuesday evening at Cooley Law School Stadium.