Gopher Travel to Iowa for Weekend Series

baseball | 4/14/2022 9:00:00 AM

Friday 15th April
Minnesota in Iowa

First show: 7pm local time
Location: Banks office
Minnesota writer: RHP Sam Ireland (3.53 ERA, 3-2, 43.1 IP, 51 SO)
Iowa Starter: RHP Adam Mazur (3.33 ERA, 2-2, 46.0 IP, 51 SO)

Saturday 16th April
Minnesota in Iowa
First show: 2 p.m. central time
Location: Banks office
Minnesota writer: RHP JB Massey (6.55 ERA, 2-4, 34.1 IP, 37 SO)
Iowa Starter: RHP Connor Schultz (2.79 ERA, 1-0, 19.1 IP, 25 SO)
Stream: B1G +

Sunday 17 April
Minnesota in Iowa
First show: 1 p.m. CT
Location: Banks office
Minnesota writer: RHP Aidan Maldonado (5.02 ERA, 1-3, 37.2 IP, 42 SO)
Iowa Starter: RHP Ty Langenberg (2.55 ERA, 4-0, 35.1 IP, 48 SO)
Stream: B1G +

Iowa City, Iowa – The Minnesota Golden Gophers (10-20, 1-5 Big Ten) are set to face the Iowa Hawkeyes (17-12, 3-3 Big Ten) in the second Big Ten road series of the season. With another win in the conference, head coach John Anderson He would become the first manager in Big Ten history to rack up 600 league victories. Gophers will play on BTN at 7pm on Friday followed by games on B1G+ on Saturday (2pm) and Sunday (1pm).

Scouting Iowa
Iowa coach Rick Heller won his 250th game with a 6-5 win for the Hawkeyes on US soil on March 21. Heller ranks third all-time in the program’s list of career wins.
-It was tough hitting the UI staff in the first two months of the season, allowing only 175 hits and 371 fannings over 263.1 innings, while limiting hitters to an average of .187. Iowa leads the nation in strikes in every nine innings (12.7) and is second in the number of strikes allowed in every nine innings (5.98). The Hawkeyes are also 16th in ERA (3.59) and 26th in WHIP (1.26).
-Iowa freshman Keaton Anthony has a team best number .343 (37-of-108) with 14 doubles, six home runs, 28 points in running and 24 points.
The user interface has scored 168 points in 29 games, with an average of 5.8 points per competition. Iowa has five games with 10 or more runs and 10 games with 10 or more strokes.
The Hawkeyes have won nine of their last 13 games, improving the total to 17-12. Iowa is the season’s top-five game over 0.500 heading into the three-game weekend series this weekend.

Series History
-Minnesota leads the all-time series, 187-124. And Iowa State swept the series last season, 7-1, 6-1, 18-0 in Iowa City.
– Prior to that, the Gophers defeated Iowa State 3-0 in the 2019 Big Ten Championships. The last time they played home hockey was in 2018, playing two out of three games.
Minnesota has lost its last eight games in Iowa City. Her last win there was on April 18, 2014, with a 4-3 score.

The last time
On Tuesday, Minnesota defeated St. Thomas, 2-1. After trailing 1-0 by heading to the bottom of seventh, Gopher scored in each of the seventh inning
Minnesota fell Friday 11-7, 5-4 on Saturday before defeating No. 23 Maryland (25-7, 4-2 Big Ten) 4-3 on Sunday.
– The Terps scored four games in the fourth inning on Friday to advance 6-2 before sprinting to a series opener win.
-UMD went up 5-1 after the last four fourth rounds on Saturday. The Gophers would fight back, cutting the difference to 5-4, but were unable to equalize despite loading the rules in both the sixth and seventh halves.
– Minnesota is not late on Sunday. They advanced 3-1 going to seventh, up Aidan Maldonado Six rounds of work with just one run.
– Drawn 3-3 at the bottom of eighth place, three times ahead of Brady Conseil Followed by a pass ball that allowed him to score the match win. almost tom Hit from the side to close it at nine.

Jon Anderson wrapped up in 600 wins in the conference
One of the winning coaches in college baseball history (1,341 wins, 21), John Anderson He’s nearing his 600th Big Ten Conference win. He’ll achieve that goal with one win against a hockey team this weekend in Iowa City (599-387). No other master of the Big Ten had reached this mark.
Under Anderson’s watch, the Gophers have won 11 Big Ten titles and won the NCAA Championship 19 times, including a 2018 Super Regional appearance.

Minnesota is ranked fifth in the Big Ten with 31 games in 30 games this season. Chase Stank It ranks fifth in the conference with nine while Jack Kelly hit six. Easton Bertrand And Ronald Sweeney They then arrive with four each.

-Minnesota start catcher Chase Stank, a member of the Buster Posey Watch roster, has been smashing the ball to start 2022. He ranks fifth in the Big Ten in home runs (9). 17 of his 24 successes are for extra bases, which is a level above the team’s level.

– In the last month of the ball, freshman Boston Standards It has been one of the most consistent types of gophers on the board. Since March 13, he’s had hits in 11 out of 14 games, including a pair of multi-stroke games.
He is currently on a four-game winning streak, which has been linked to the team’s longest hitting streak.

The Geoffreys are looking to break the threads of the road
– Since the 9-1 win on opening day at the FAU, Minnesota are 0-10 on the road this season. Gophers only reach 0.224 in road games and have an 8.56 ERA as employees.

-At Six Conference Games in Minnesota, freshman Brady Conseil He led the team on average (.313), total bases (12), three (1) hits (1), home runs (1) and second in hits (5).
– In his two games against Maryland, he went 3-for-8 with a pair of triples and runs. He scored the game-winner on a pass ball on Sunday to help clear the upset.
For the season, he tops all true starters in appearances (19), batting average (.268) and batting (11).

Maldonado makes his way
Junior Redshirt Aidan Maldonado He brought in his best on Sunday in his win over the No. 23 Maryland. He fought through 6.0 innings, writing off five and waiving his low season.
– He hasn’t made a decision, but it’s the second time this year that he’s gone into six or more rounds against a ranked team. Maldonado went 6.0 innings against Notre Dame No. 12 on March 6, scoring five while allowing only five hits and two earned kicks.

Ireland ignites the flames
Friday start Sam Ireland He was excellent to start the 2022 season. Over eight starts, he was 3-2 with 3.53 ERAs and 51 strokes. He ranks eighth in B1G at K’s (51). His three wins tied for eleventh place.
– Becomes the first gopher since Max Mayer in 2020 to hit 15 or more hits in his first two games of the season.

Bubble shining in the big ten weekend home
The Minnesota Bullpen have been great in their last two games this weekend against No. 23 Terps.
– In the last 9.2 rounds, the “pen” allowed the UMD to score only runs. on Saturday, Richie HoltzAnd Josh CaliverAnd Noah Deluga And will smb Combined to go 5.2 innings, allowing only one round earned and seven write-offs.
on Sunday, Noah Deluga (I picked up my first career win) The almost tom Combined to go 2.2 closing innings, allowing only one hit and five hits.

kelly crush ran cavity
Senior utility player Jack Kelly His tear was in his last fellowship season.
He leads the team in hits (37) and RBI (31) while also hitting 11 multi-hit matches.
B1G Ratings: Hit average: .370 (sixth), SLG%: .720 (second), Triple: 3 (second), OB + SLG%: 1.164 (third), RBI (31).

Batman sets the tone
– Secondary position player Brett Bateman He ranks first in the team in strikes (37) and first in bats (121). He’s also crossed the team’s top 12 base, which ranks third in the league.
-Batman is the only gopher to start in all 30 games.

next one
Minnesota will host St. Thomas again on Tuesday, April 19th at 6pm CST. Next, Penn State will come to Siebert Field for a three-game series this weekend.

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