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Pitcher Sam Ireland throws from the mound at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. in a game against the United States Air Force Academy Falcons on March 11, 2022. Photo courtesy of Gopher Athletics.

Gopher baseball gearing up for conference play

by AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
Published April 1, 2022
Minnesota got a feel for their team ahead of conference play, and their record doesn’t tell the whole story.
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.

Gophers baseball earn first sweep over Western Illinois

by AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
Published March 28, 2022
Minnesota’s starters allowed just one earned run all weekend in 17.2 innings.
Pitcher J.P. Massey pitches the ball during the Gophers 7-6 win against Texas Christian University  at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2020.

Gopher baseball swept by Bluejays

by AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
Published March 21, 2022

Minnesota was on the wrong side of a three-game sweep over the weekend against Creighton. The Gophers starting pitchers struggled in the first two games, while the offense went silent after the first inning...

Pitcher Sam Ireland throws from the mound at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. in a game against the United States Air Force Academy Falcons on March 11, 2022. Photo courtesy of Gopher Athletics.

Ireland finds early season success amid slow start from Gophers

by AJ Condon
Published March 16, 2022
In his third season with Minnesota, Ireland is becoming one of the top starting pitchers in the Big Ten.
Pitcher J.P. Massey pitches the ball during the Gophers 7-6 win against Texas Christian University  at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2020.

Gophers baseball avoids sweep against Air Force with Sunday victory

by AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
Published March 15, 2022

Minnesota was able to win the series finale to avoid a sweep against Air Force, but missed an opportunity to take the series win. The Gopher baseball team has fallen subject to crooked-number innings,...

Outfielder Easton Bertrand swings at bat at Siebert Field on Friday, March 29, 2019. 

Gophers baseball split home-opening games against St. Thomas and South Dakota State

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published March 3, 2022
After a dominant home-opening victory against the Tommies, the Gophers struggled in game two against the Jackrabbits.
Andrew Wilhite waits for the pitch during the game against Illinois on Sunday, April 14 at Siebert Field.

Gophers baseball looking to forget 2021 struggles

by AJ Condon
Published February 1, 2022
After going 6-31 in 2021, the Gophers are looking to find a new level in success in 2022.
Ryan Duffy pitches the ball to Illinois on April 14, 2019 at Siebert Field. The Gophers lost 3-13 to Illinois.

Gophers baseball welcomes new players ahead of 2022 season

by AJ Condon
Published January 18, 2022
After winning just six games last year, head coach John Anderson got some new acquisitions to help Minnesota this season.
Gophers Infielder Zack Raabe makes a catch at U.S. Bank Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. Raabe is one of several impactful players Minnesota needs to replace this season.

Gophers baseball has two selected on day two of 2021 MLB Draft

Published July 17, 2021
Incoming RHP Alec Willis and three year veteran Zack Raabe were both drafted.
Gopher Batter Jack Wassel follows through his swing in U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, March 7. The Gophers lost to Indiana, 8-1.

Minnesota baseball’s losing skid grows to 13 games after fourth consecutive series sweep

by Tony Liebert
Published May 6, 2021
The Gophers’ disastrous start to the 2021 campaign continued against Maryland last weekend.

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