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A gopher baseball player sits on the bench on April 14, 2019 at Siebert Field.

Ireland shows signs of improvement in down season for Gophers baseball

by AJ Condon
Published May 3, 2021
The two-way sophomore has been the Gophers’ pitching ace and also brings the ability to hit at the plate to a team that has been struggling immensely.
University of Minnesota Gopher Pitcher Tom Skoro watches his throw meet the batter in
 U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, March 7. The Gophers lost to Indiana, 8-1.

Gophers baseball swept for third straight series

by AJ Condon
Published April 27, 2021
Minnesota didn’t find any luck in Indiana as it lost its 10th straight game while allowing 39 runs in three games.
Gophers infielder Jack Wassel watches the ball after a hit at U.S. Bank Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. The Gophers fell to Duke 3-7.

Jack Wassel leads Gophers baseball through slow start in 2021

by Tony Liebert
Published April 20, 2021
Redshirt senior Jack Wassel realizes baseball always presents new challenges amid what could be his final season with the Gophers.
University of Minnesota Gopher pitcher Tom Skoro watches his throw meet the batter in
 U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, March 7. The Gophers lost to Indiana, 8-1.

Gophers baseball’s struggles continue against No. 25 Michigan

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published April 19, 2021
Minnesota continues to have trouble finding consistent production from the mound or the plate, extending its losing skid to seven.
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 swept; Hawkeyes outscore Gophers 31-2

by AJ Condon
Published April 13, 2021
Pitchers struggled, and the bats failed to come alive as Minnesota dropped all three games in Iowa.
Gopher batter Jack Wassel follows through his swing in U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, March 7. The Gophers lost to Indiana, 8-1.

Nebraska sweeps Gophers in four-game series

by AJ Condon, Sports Reporter
Published March 29, 2021
Minnesota struggled on the mound over the weekend as it allowed 39 runs and led just two innings of the series.
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.

Zack Raabe, a spark-plug at the plate for Gophers baseball

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published March 26, 2021
Preseason second-team All-American second baseman Zack Raabe has lived up to expectations to begin his junior campaign.
Gopher Batter Jack Wassel follows through his swing in U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday, March 7. The Gophers lost to Indiana, 8-1.

Gophers baseball completes up and down series against Northwestern

by Tony Liebert
Published March 23, 2021
Inconsistent hitting was too much for Minnesota to overcome, as a 1-2 series puts the team at 3-8 for the season.
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 drops series, wins finale

by AJ Condon
Published March 16, 2021
It was another series featuring offensive struggles for the Gophers baseball team, but a defensive effort in the finale helped ignite enough offense to avoid a sweep.
Infielder Jack Wassel watches his hit at Siebert Field on Friday, March 29, 2019. 

Gophers baseball’s offense struggles on opening weekend

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published March 9, 2021
Minnesota only finished with 17 runs in its first four games of the season, 13 of which all came in one game against Rutgers Sunday.

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