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5Sophomore Max Meyer pitches the ball on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Siebert Field. The Gophers beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 5-4 in the bottom of the 18th inning. 

Max Meyer selected No. 3 to the Miami Marlins

Paul Hodowanic
June 10, 2020

Wednesday night proved to be a historic night for the Gophers' baseball program. Junior right-handed pitcher Max Meyer was selected No. 3 overall by the Miami Marlins in 2020 MLB Draft, making him the...

5Sophomore Max Meyer pitches the ball on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Siebert Field. The Gophers beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 5-4 in the bottom of the 18th inning. 

MLB Draft Preview: Max Meyer primed to make Gophers history

Paul Hodowanic
June 10, 2020

When Max Meyer hears his name called during Wednesday's 2020 MLB Draft, he will likely make Gopher history. The junior from Woodbury has been hailed as a consensus first round pick, one with a high chance...

Gophers Pitcher Bubba Horton throws a pitch at U.S Bank Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 29. The Gophers fell to Duke 3-7.

Summer plans in limbo for Gophers baseball players

Brendan O'Brien
April 27, 2020

Baseball is one of the quintessential activities of every summer. Without the freshly cut grass, the 3-2 counts and the crack of the bat, it would not feel like summer. But with the cancellation of the...

Gophers Head Coach John Anderson observes the game and provides feedback to players at U.S Bank Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 29. The Gophers fell to Duke 3-7.

With season canceled, Gophers learning lessons that transcend baseball

Nick Jungheim
April 27, 2020

For most teams, seasons end on the field, either in defeat or with a championship. It is rare that, midway through the schedule, the remainder of the year's games are ripped away. But that is the reality...

Outfielder Otto Grimm rounds third base during the Gophers' 7-6 win against Texas Christian University at U.S. Bank Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 23.

After overcoming injuries, Gophers’ outfielder Grimm faced with another obstacle in COVID-19

Brendan O'Brien
April 17, 2020

Otto Grimm's time with the Gophers baseball team has been an uphill battle. Growing up in Bemidji, Minnesota, Grimm dreamed of taking the field for the Gophers. While he had a local option to play college...

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Joshua Culliver rehabbing arm after shortened season

Brendan O'Brien
April 16, 2020

The Gopher baseball season ended abruptly about a month ago, but the season was over earlier for junior pitcher Joshua Culliver. In February, head coach John Anderson announced Culliver's season ended...

Pitcher J.P. Massey pitches the ball during the Gophers' 7-6 win against Texas Christian University at U.S. Bank Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Gophers pitcher Massey continues to make strides

Brendan O'Brien
April 4, 2020

Every student-athlete has their own reasoning for choosing a certain university. For Gophers pitcher J.P. Massey, it wasn't just the product on-field that attracted him but the culture it provided.  The...

Gophers Infielder Zack Raabe makes a catch at U.S. Bank Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. The Gophers fell to Duke 3-7.

Zack Raabe enjoyed breakout success in shortened 2020 season

Nick Jungheim
April 3, 2020

When the 2020 season came to a sudden end, sophomore Zack Raabe had no idea he ranked near the top of Division I in batting average. At the time the season was called off, Raabe was hitting .463, which...

High school teammates reunited after taking different paths to Minnesota

Nick Jungheim
April 1, 2020

Last fall, a trio of Mountain Vista High School alumni set foot on campus to join the University of Minnesota baseball team. The paths they took to get there were all unique but led to the same place. Two...

5Sophomore Max Meyer pitches the ball on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Siebert Field. The Gophers beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 5-4 in the bottom of the 18th inning. 

Gophers’ pitching staff was turning a corner before canceled season

Brendan O'Brien
March 27, 2020

In the early goings of the 2020 season, head coach John Anderson had high praise for the Gophers' pitching staff, calling it potentially the deepest staff from top to bottom he has had at Minnesota. That's...