Michigan State baseball was topped by No. 16 Minnesota Saturday afternoon at Minnesota’s Siebert Field, 10-5, leveling the three-game Big Ten Conference series at a game apiece.
A solo home run from Marty Bechina in the sixth inning and shutdown pitching out of the bullpen by Mitchell Tyranski and Riley McCauley boosted Michigan State baseball to a 6-5 win over No. 16 Minnesota on Friday night at Minnesota’s Siebert Field.
Michigan State baseball heads to Minneapolis, Minn. to take on No. 16 and Big Ten Conference co-leader Minnesota in a three-game weekend series at the Golden Gophers’ Siebert Field. Friday’s opener is slated for 7:30 p.m. ET, followed by Saturday’s 3 p.m. ET start time The series finale on Sunday is slated for a 2 p.m. ET first pitch.
Michigan State baseball student-athletes Dan Chmielewski and Zack McGuire were both named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Baseball Team, selected by CoSIDA, which recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.
Michigan State baseball was defeated by Michigan on Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference contest at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field by a final score of 10-2.
Michigan State baseball won the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader at Penn State, 6-4, to split the twinbill after the Nittany Lions won the first game, 6-1 at PSU’s Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.
Michigan State baseball suffered defeat at the hands of Penn State Friday evening at a rainy PSU Medlar Field at Lubrano Park in the opener of the three-game weekend series, 13-1.
Michigan State baseball makes the longest road trek of its Big Ten ledger this weekend, heading to University Park, Pa. to take on Penn State in a three-game Big Ten Conference weekend series, Friday-Sunday, May 4-6 at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park (6,406). The series between the Spartans and Nittany Lions opens Friday at 6:30 p.m., followed by Saturday’s contest at 2 p.m., before the series finale on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Robin Roberts. Steve Garvey. Kirk Gibson. Michigan State’s history of two-sport stars runs deep. Adam Berghorst and Jase Bowen hope to add their names to that list. They are 2019 football recruits for the Spartans, but both Berghorst and Bowen decided on MSU because they plan to play baseball as well once they arrive on campus.
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Michigan State baseball was nipped by Maryland, 5-3, Sunday afternoon at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field, as the Terrapins took the key three-game Big Ten Conference series, two games to one.
“That has been my goal all along, to play both sports,” The 6-foot-6, 250-pound Berghorst said. “That was huge that they gave me that opportunity. I was excited about that. Both coaches are cool with me doing it. There is a guy in the Class of 2018 that is coming in to do it, and another one in (the Class of 2019) who is going try to do both as well, so they are good with it.” The rapport he built up with MSU’s football coach Mark Dantonio and baseball coach Jake Boss was crucial, too.
Michigan State has their seventh verbal commitment of their 2019 football recruiting class, but also the second football recruit to also commit to the baseball team in Zeeland East’s Adam Berghorst. Berghorst (6-7, 245 pounds) received 16 scholarship offers for football as a defensive end, but is also a highly regarded pitcher. He joins Toledo Central Catholic’s Jase Bowen, who will play wide receiver on the football team and shortstop on the baseball team.
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Michigan State baseball will play its first and only five-game week of the 2018 season, opening Tuesday, April 24 at Comerica Park in Detroit, home of the Detroit Tigers, against Eastern Michigan in the Spartans’ annual Clash at Comerica.
Michigan State baseball battled back-and-forth with Northwestern Sunday, before getting a two-run home run from Zack McGuire in the eighth inning to take the lead for good, while Jake Lowery and Riley McCauley shut down the Wildcats bats in a thrilling 6-5 victory for MSU at NU’s Miller Park.
Michigan State baseball doubled up Northwestern, 4-2, Saturday afternoon at Northwestern’s Miller Park, in game two of the Big Ten Conference series. The victory for MSU assured the Spartans’ their fifth-straight series win over Northwestern, as well as their second B1G series win in a row this season as part of Michigan State’s fifth Big Ten win in a row.
Behind a solid outing by Ethan Landon and a five-run first inning, Michigan State baseball beat Northwestern, 5-3, Friday afternoon at NU’s Miller Park in the opener of a three-game Big Ten Conference series, in a nationally televised game on Big Ten Network.
Michigan State baseball resumes Big Ten Conference action with a three-game series at Northwestern this weekend, Friday-Sunday, April 20-22, in Evanston, Ill. The series opens on Friday at 4:30 p.m. ET in a nationally televised game on Big Ten Network. Saturday’s second game is slated for a 3 p.m. ET start with Sunday’s series finale starting at 2 p.m. ET.
Junior third baseman Marty Bechina, sophomore center fielder Danny Gleaves and freshman shortstop Ryan King joined each other on the Spartan baseball team after facing each other during their high school careers.
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Michigan State baseball tied a season-high with 15 hits, getting three each from junior third baseman Marty Bechina and sophomore left fielder Bryce Kelley, to beat Western Michigan, 10-7, Wednesday afternoon at Robert J. Bobb Stadium at Hyames Field, playing the last few innings under steady to heavy rainfall.
Michigan State baseball hits the road for the first time since March 25, traveling to Kalamazoo to tangle with Western Michigan on Wednesday, April 18 in a 2 p.m. battle with the Broncos at WMU’s Robert J. Bobb Stadium at Hyames Field.