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The Gophers baseball team takes the field during a game against South Dakota State at Siebert Field on Wednesday.

Minnesota advances in first two games of Big Ten tournament

Taylor Pearson
May 25, 2018

The Gophers still have more baseball to play this season. Minnesota (39-13) is the top-seeded team in the Big Ten tournament and won its first two games this week. The Gophers will play again Saturday...

Due to an injury, Toby Hanson adjusts as designated hitter in final season

Jack Warrick
May 3, 2018

The last year of eligibility can be a difficult time for any college athlete. But when you suffer an injury while doing well in your last season with the team, it makes the last year even more stressful. Outfielder...

Infielder Micah Coffey at bat during the game against South Dakota State at Siebert Field on April 13, 2015.

Gophers take midweek matchup over Concordia St. Paul

Jack Warrick
May 2, 2018

The Gophers played local Division II opponent Concordia St. Paul on Tuesday in a midweek matchup that was used as somewhat of a training exercise for this weekend's series against Indiana. No. 20 Minnesota...

The Gophers baseball team takes the field during a game against South Dakota State at Siebert Field on Wednesday.

No. 21 Gophers beat Ohio State in series, but lose final game on walk-off

Jack Warrick
April 30, 2018

The Gophers have yet to lose a Big Ten series this year. On Sunday, Minnesota notched its streak to five consecutive conference series victories, nearly finishing with a sweep over Ohio State. No. 21 Minnesota...

Infielder Terrin Vavra swings at a pitch during a game against South Dakota State at Siebert Field on Wednesday.

No. 21 Minnesota beats South Dakota State in midweek battle

Jack Warrick
April 26, 2018

Amid a time of cancelations and postponements, the Gophers faced South Dakota State (10-23) for the second time of the season in a midweek game, a contest that was originally scheduled for April 17.  Minnesota...

Cole McDevitt practices swings before his at-bat during a game against South Dakota State at Siebert Field on Wednesday.

Cole McDevitt adjusts to new role at first base with Gophers

Jack Warrick
April 26, 2018

Cole McDevitt was voted the top catcher in the Big Ten last year when he made the All-Big Ten First Team as a sophomore.  McDevitt was the only position player to make the team for Minnesota after...

Catcher Eli Wilson makes his way to third base during the game against St. John's University on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

With two games at Target Field and one at Siebert, Minnesota wins series over Iowa

Jack Warrick
April 23, 2018

The last time Minnesota faced Iowa, it was the last game of the season in the 2017 Big Ten tournament. The Hawkeyes knocked the Gophers out of the conference tournament and ruined their chances of making...

Senior Alex Boxwell bats during the game against St. John's University on Saturday, March 31 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Alex Boxwell recovers from wrist problem, remains consistent on defense

Jack Warrick
April 19, 2018

Outfielder Alex Boxwell's senior season was getting off to a good start. He had a .357 average through the first eight games, with seven RBI for Minnesota. In that eighth game against North Dakota State,...

Freshman Max Meyer pitches during the game against St. John's University on March 31, 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

The Gophers sweep the Boilermakers with high-powered offense

Jack Warrick
April 16, 2018

Minnesota's bats started hot over the weekend. The Gophers tallied 39 hits and 40 runs in two games on a return trip to West Lafayette, Indiana to face Purdue. Minnesota won 22-7 in the first game and...

Freshman Patrick Fredrickson pitches during the game against St. John's University on Saturday, March 31 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

As a freshman, Patrick Fredrickson becomes a top pitcher on the Gophers

Jack Warrick
April 12, 2018

As the cold weather provides postponements and cancellations on the Gophers' season thus far, newcomer Patrick Fredrickson has been heating up on the mound. After allowing five hits and one run in four...