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Junior Toby Hanson throws the ball back to pitcher Brett Schulze during the Gopher's game against Illinois on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Siebert Field.

Gophers baseball readies for MLB draft

Jack Warrick
June 12, 2017

Several Gophers baseball players could get their names called at the 2017 MLB Draft.Left-handed pitcher Lucas Gilbreath, third baseman Micah Coffey, outfielder Alex Boxwell, second baseman Luke Pettersen...

Pitcher Lucas Gilbreath throws pitches at Siebert Field on April 17, 2016.

Despite missing tournament, Gophers satisfied with season

Jack Warrick
June 5, 2017

The Gophers baseball team ended its 36-victory season last week after a loss to the Hawkeyes in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals.Minnesota finished the season third in the Big Ten, with a 15-8 conference...

Junior Toby Hanson bats for the Gophers during their game against Illinois on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Siebert Field.

Minnesota’s season ends after failing to qualify for NCAA baseball tournament

Jack White
May 30, 2017

When the 64 teams for the NCAA tournament were announced on Monday, the Gophers did not hear their name called.Minnesota (36-21, 15-8 Big Ten) missed the cut for the postseason tournament and its season...

Redshirt sophomore pitcher Reggie Meyer pitches the ball on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Gophers won 11-7 against the University of Seattle.

Gophers eliminated from Big Ten baseball tournament after loss to Iowa

Jack Warrick
May 29, 2017

Minnesota did not go down easy in their Big Ten semifinal game against Iowa.After five hours of play, the Gophers lost to the Hawkeyes 7-5 in 13 innings on Saturday night in Bloomington, Indiana. The loss...

Junior Toby Hanson bats for the Gophers during their game against Illinois on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Siebert Field.

Gophers baseball outscored 28-10 by Illini in third straight Big Ten series loss

Luke Hanlon
May 1, 2017

The Fighting Illini had no shortage of offense in their series against the Gophers.Minnesota gave up 23 runs to Illinois on Saturday, losing both games of a doubleheader and dropping its third-straight...

Pitcher Lucas Gilbreath throws pitches at Siebert Field on April 17, 2016.

Rebuilt Gophers pitching staff is finding success

Luke Hanlon
April 27, 2017

Since the beginning of the season, Minnesota head coach John Anderson has emphasized that the team is rebuilding its pitching staff this season. The Gophers lost four pitchers from last season’s team,...

Sophomore first baseman Toby Hanson bats during the Gophers baseball game against Kansas at Siebert Field on Wednesday.

Gophers don’t rely on superstition to win baseball games, but it helps

Luke Hanlon
April 20, 2017

Superstition in baseball is nothing new, but the 22-10 Gophers have developed their own style.No, there’s no live praying mantis, like the one in the dugout of the Kansas City Royals – known as the...

Sophomore Alex Boxwell runs to first base during the Gophers' game against South Dakota State at Siebert Field on April 13.

Gophers baseball drops conference series for the first time this season

Luke Hanlon
April 17, 2017

Despite scoring 23 runs, Minnesota dropped two of three over the weekend against Indiana in Bloomington, which brought the first conference series loss for the Gophers so far this season.“The Big Ten...

Freshman infielder Eddie Estrada slides through home plate at Siebert Field on Tuesday. After six innings with no runs during a game versus North Dakota State, the Gophers scored seven runs in the seventh inning, later closing the match 10-0.

Minnesota baseball wins home opener, 7-1

Luke Hanlon
April 5, 2017

With a start-time temperature of 62 degrees, it was prime condition for Minnesota’s Tuesday home opener.The day went about as well as it could for the Gophers, who won their first game at Siebert Field...

Redshirt senior catcher and outfielder Matt Stemper prepares for a catch as junior Skyler Wenninger connects with the ball on Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Minnesota baseball extends winning streak to nine games

Luke Hanlon
April 3, 2017

Minnesota continued its perfect start to the conference season this weekend with a sweep of Michigan State in East Lansing.The Gophers have won nine consecutive games. All nine wins have come on the road....