The Minnesota Daily

Gophers focus on defense vs. Wildcats

Matt Perkins
April 22, 2005

Fundamentals, the key to Minnesota's baseball team's success, start on defense. Tied for first in the Big Ten with Illinois at 9-3, the Gophers host fourth-place Northwestern this weekend for a four-game...

Gophers’ bats drop SDSU in 10 innings

Matt Anderson
April 21, 2005

Minnesota's baseball team defeated South Dakota State 19-13 in 10 innings Wednesday in Sioux Falls, S.D. The Gophers scored six times in the top of the 10th, highlighted by freshman second baseman Joe...

Gaub is Minnesota’s ace in the bullpen

Matt Perkins
April 20, 2005

Sitting in ecology class his senior year at South St. Paul High School, John Gaub kept himself awake by repeatedly staring down his cell phone, wondering when it would ring. Finally, it did. The Minnesota...

Gophers split in State College

Matt Perkins
April 18, 2005

The names highlighting the box scores for Minnesota's baseball team week-in and week-out have been the same - Matt Fornasiere and John Gaub. Gaub, a sophomore reliever, and Fornasiere, a junior shortstop,...

Well-hit doesn’t equal big hits for the Gophers’ offense

Matt Perkins
April 15, 2005

Heading into the 2005 season, Minnesota's baseball team was predicted to win the Big Ten because it had eight of its nine bats returning to the lineup. There were few expectations for a revamped pitching...

Gophers hold off Jackrabbits 8-5

Bob Wothe
April 14, 2005

It was a fairly typical mid-week game for Minnesota's men's baseball team. Pitching changes were abundant, 19 Gophers found their way into the box score and Minnesota won, pushing its record on Wednesdays...

Loberg riding high as shut-down artist

Matt Perkins
April 13, 2005

Before this season, the only thing on the rise for Matt Loberg's career was his earned run average. Now that his ERA has dropped so far as to make heads turn around the country, it's Loberg's stock that's...

Pitchers take three from Indiana

Matt Perkins
April 11, 2005

The roster for Minnesota's baseball team no longer consists of starting and relief pitchers. Assistant coach Rob Fornasiere said he feels confident the Gophers finally have a bona fide pitching staff. The...

Dome done, team back at Siebert

Matt Perkins
April 8, 2005

Minnesota's baseball team will finally be playing at home. This statement might come as a surprise to those fans who have made trips out to the Metrodome early this season to see the Gophers play. But...

Baseball falls 2-0 to Northern Iowa

April 7, 2005

Minnesota's baseball team fell to Northern Iowa for the second-consecutive year Wednesday at Riverfront Stadium in Waterloo, Iowa, losing a 2-0 decision and its six-game winning streak. The Gophers (11-12,...