The Big Ten’s football and basketball status is established in the nation’s consciousness; a national football championship this season and basketball teams, in and out of the Top 25, making multiple trips to the Final Four. Baseball, however, continues fight for national respect; last season the Big Ten was ranked as the 10th best conference nationally. Continue reading 2015 Big Ten Conference Preview
The University of Minnesota baseball team has announced its 2015 schedule. The Golden Gophers are slated to play 53 games this upcoming spring, including 21 at Siebert Field. They will hope to add to that total of ballgames with a run in the Big Ten Tournament at Target Field. Continue reading Minnesota Baseball releases 2015 Schedule
With the Metrodome being torn down to make way for a new stadium, Minnesota will have a full slate of non-conference games on the road or at neutral sites before opening its home season at Siebert Field in late March. The Gophers start 2014 by hosting a series against Northern Illinois in Glendale, Ariz., Feb. 14-16. They will also be the home team against Creighton in Fort Myers, Fla., Feb. 21-23. Continue reading Minnesota releases 2014 Schedule
College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be adding players day-by-day until we get to number one!
Number 20 on our Top 100 Countdown is Minnesota’s Tom Windle. The 6’4 left-handed pitcher from Maple Grove, Minnesota was selected in the 28th round by the White Sox in the 2010 MLB Draft. Continue reading Top 100 Countdown: 20. Tom Windle (Minnesota)
February 15th this year marked the start of the Division 1 College Baseball season. Here are some of the top performances and highlights on the day. We will be providing daily articles as often as possible this season. If you know of an outstanding performance ever that we might miss feel free to send us an email by clicking here. Continue reading CBD’s Around the Horn (February 15th)
As we continue counting down to the first pitch of the 2013 season, we are running some of the best posters from schools across the country. The team we feature today is the Minnesota Gophers. They went 29-27 while going 11-13 in Big Ten play. You can check out the poster below. Future posters can be sent to me by clicking here. Continue reading 2013 Posters: Minnesota Gophers
The Minnesota Vikings are currently in negotiations to build a new stadium to replace the aging Metrodome. Currently, during the winter months the Metrodome serves as the home of the University of Minnesota baseball program and many other smaller college and high schools. Continue reading Is College Baseball in Minnesota on Life Support?
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The 2013 University of Minnesota baseball season marks a new beginning in Golden Gopher history. As Gopher baseball enters its 125th year as a University of Minnesota sport, it also is the first year of the newly constructed Siebert Field. With a combination of games at the Metrodome, Siebert Field and hosting the Big Ten Tournament at Target Field, the Gophers will kick off the season on Feb. 2 with the 19th annual Pro and Legends Alumni game. Minnesota begins play at Siebert Field on April 5 against Ohio State. Continue reading Minnesota releases 2013 Schedule
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This past June, University of Minnesota baseball pitching coach Todd Oakes was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. As Coach Oakes continues his fight against cancer, the Gopher baseball program has made temporary staff changes. Head coach John Anderson has announced that Director of Operations Lee Swenson will become an assistant coach with the team. Anderson has also announced that Todd’s son and former Gopher, Tyler Oakes, will be the volunteer assistant and pitching coach. The program will assess the coaching responsibilities based on Todd’s health in January, and will rejoin the Golden Gopher program at the appropriate time. Continue reading Minnesota announces Temporary Staff Changes