‘Baseball’ Category

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Deja Vu, Baseball Comes Back For 13-12 Win Over Middlebury

New day, similar story. For the second straight game, the Gustavus baseball team erased a late-inning deficit for a come-from-behind victory over Middlebury. The Gusties won 13-12 after trailing 10-6 to start the sixth inning, but a six-run frame gave the Black and Gold a lead it would not relinquish for their seventh straight victory. The Gusties are now 8-3, which marks the best start to a season since 2006 (8-3), along with the longest winning streak since 2008 (nine games).

Comeback Effort Against Middlebury Good For Baseball’s Sixth Straight Win

The Gustavus baseball team won its sixth straight game Sunday in comeback fashion, beating Middlebury 10-8 to improve to 7-3 overall. Trailing 5-3 in the seventh inning, the Gusties erupted for five runs and held on for a two-run victory.

Baseball Sweeps To Start Tucson Trip

The Gustavus baseball team started its spring break trip on the right foot with a pair of wins Saturday at the Kino Sports Complex. The Gusties defeated UW-Superior 10-4 before shutting out Grinnell 4-0 to improve to 6-3 overall.

Baseball Travels To Arizona For Spring Break Trip

The Gustavus baseball team is set for its annual spring break trip, which this year takes place March 24-30 in Tucson, Ariz. The Gusties will play seven games in five days against four different teams at the Kino Sports Complex, former spring training home of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago White Sox. And for the first time, all seven spring break games will have live stats, courtesy of the Gustavus sports information department.

Baseball Sweeps Northwestern-St. Paul

Wednesday’s non-conference baseball game may have felt more like a late-fall football contest with temperatures in the 30s, but Gustavus was able to warm up the bats with a doubleheader sweep over Northwestern-St. Paul. The Gusties won game one 6-4 and game two 14-10, improving to 4-3 overall, while the Eagles fall to 5-11.

Baseball Splits Doubleheader At Mount Marty

The Gustavus baseball team split a non-conference doubleheader at Mounty Marty College Sunday, losing game one 2-1 before winning game two 4-3 in 10 innings. The split moves the Gusties to 2-3 overall, while the Lancers move to 6-12.

Six-Run Ninth Inning Propels Baseball To 8-1 Win At Mount Marty

The Gustavus baseball team exploded for six runs in the ninth inning Saturday, leading to an 8-1 victory over Mount Marty College in non-conference action. The Gusties pick up their first win of the season, moving to 1-2 overall.

Baseball Swept By Mayville State To Open Season

The Gustavus baseball team Wednesday dropped its season opening doubleheader against Mayville State by 6-5 and 11-3 scores to start the season 0-2. The Gusties battled back from a five-run deficit in game one to send it to extras, but were unable to hold off the Comets in the eighth frame. And in game two, Mayville State used a balanced attack of power hitting and efficient pitching for the convincing win.

Baseball Opens 2017 Season Tomorrow At US Bank Stadium

Brad Baker’s first year coaching baseball at Gustavus in over three decades (his first in 1981) proved to be fruitful last season as the Gusties posted their first winning record since 2008 and moved up three spots in the conference standings. But now it’s time to turn to page to the 2017 campaign and see what improvements can be made as Baker and his staff continue to rebuild the program into a contender in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. This season’s journey begins tomorrow with a non-conference doubleheader against Mayville State at US Bank Stadium.

Twins Fantasy Camp A Welcome Respite For Former Gustavus Baseball Catcher And ALS Patient

Former Gustavus baseball catcher Steve Lufkin '88 was diagnosed with ALS three years ago next month. At the annual Twins Fantasy Camp this month, he was drafted as a scorekeeper.