Minnesota completes three-game baseball sweep of Michigan and more Sunday results
Minnesota first baseman Nick O’Shea continued to batter Michigan pitching and the Golden Gophers completed a three-game sweep at Ray Fisher Stadium with a 6-2 win Sunday.
O’Shea hit a home run for the third straight game against the Wolverines and added a sacrifice fly during Minnesota’s four-run third inning. For the series, the junior went 7-for-11 with six RBIs.
Patrick Biondi had two of the Wolverines’ six hits and scored a run in the first inning.
Austin Lubinsky earned the win, scattering five hits and allowing a pair of unearned runs - the Gophers committed three errors - through 6 2/3 innings. Scott Matyas threw two innings of perfect relief for his ninth save of the season.
Michigan starter Matt Broder allowed five runs (three earned) on just three hits and one walk in five innings.
The Wolverines, who have lost six straight Big Ten games, host Texas Tech in non-conference games on Tuesday and Wednesday. Both start at 6:05 p.m.
MORE BASEBALL Northern Illinois 2, Eastern Michigan 1: The Huskies’ Tyler Manville allowed three hits and one run in 8 2/3 innings to improve to 7-1 on the season and Kyle Glancy earned his 10th save. Three Eastern Michigan pitchers allowed a combined 11 hits. Joe Etcheverry and Troy White each had two hits and drove in a run for Northern Illinois. Ken Battiston scored the Eagles’ lone run on a wild pitch. (Details)
SOFTBALL Eastern Michigan 4, Kent State 3: Stacie Skodinski drove in the game-winning run in her final game at EMU’s Varsity Field, capping a two-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning. Jessica Richards hit a sacrifice fly one batter earlier to tie the game after Kent State had pulled ahead with a run in the top of the seventh. (Details)