Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Sports | Baseball


MSU baseball's series against Fresno State moved to Grand Rapids

The Spartans have altered their weekend series against Fresno State and will move the games from East Lansing, Mich., to Grand Rapids, Mich.  MSU announced Thursday afternoon in a press release that due to wet field conditions and inclement weather, the weekend series will be moved to Fifth Third Ballpark, home of the West Michigan Whitecaps.  What was intended to be a three-game series starting on Friday will now be condensed into two days.


MSU baseball, Hughes looking toward Big Ten play as season heats up

Coming off a 3-2 loss to Western Michigan on Tuesday, the MSU baseball team currently sits at 15-6 on the season. Junior outfielder Brandon Hughes, who hit four home runs in the Spartans’ three-game series sweep of Illinois last weekend, including three in the third game of the series, was named one of Collegiate Baseball's National Players of the Week and also a USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Gold Standard Performance of the Week as a result of his dominant performance. The junior from Sterling Heights, Mich.


MSU baseball's Kelley, Hughes earn conference, national honors

After a 4-0 week for MSU baseball, two Spartans received honors for their contributions throughout the week. Junior outfielder Brandon Hughes collected two national honors after a breakout performance against Illinois on Sunday, belting three home runs. Freshman outfielder and left-hander Bryce Kelley also received his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor.