Michigan baseball wins Big Ten opener in extra innings
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A grand slam in the top of the tenth inning by Garrett Stephens helped the University of Michigan baseball team open Big Ten play with a 16-10 win at Indiana on Friday.
The Wolverines (14-9, 1-0) trailed 8-3 after six innings before climbing back into the game with a five-run seventh. MGoBlue.com reports that a two-run single by Mike Dufek put the Wolverines ahead tenth before Stephens' blast put the game away.
Tyler Burgoon (4-1) picked up the win after allowing one unearned run in 3 1/3 innings of relief. Dufek (three RBIs) and Anthony Toth (four RBIs) both went 3-for-6 for the Wolverines.
Michigan committed three errors in the second inning, when Indiana (12-12, 0-1) scored five runs to take its big early lead.