The Gophers travel to Iowa for a weekend series

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

Friday, April 15
Minnesota, Iowa

First course: 19:00 CT
Location: Duane Banks Field
Minnesota Starter: 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)
TV: BTN

Saturday, April 16
Minnesota, Iowa
First meeting: 14:00 CT
Location: Duane Banks Field
Minnesota Starter: RHP JP 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)
Current: B1G +

Sunday, April 17
Minnesota, Iowa
First meeting: 13:00 CT
Location: Duane Banks Field
Minnesota Starter: 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)
Current: B1G +

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The Minnesota Golden Gophers (10-20, 1-5 Big Ten) will face the Iowa Hawkeyes (17-12, 3-3 Big Ten) in their second big ten of the season. With another victory at the conference, the head coach John Anderson will become the first manager in the history of the top ten to beat 600 league victories. The Gophers will play at BTN on Friday at 19:00, followed by B1G + games on Saturday (14:00) and Sunday (13:00).

IOWA SCOUTING
– Iowa head coach Rick Heller won his 250th match with the Hawkeyes 6-5 over UST on March 21st. Heller is the third historically third winner on the program’s career.
-UI’s pitching staff was hard to hit in the first two months of the season, allowing only 175 hits and blowing up 371 more than 263.1 innings, limiting hitters to an average of 0.187. Iowa leads the nation in the number of bets on nine shifts (12.7) and is second in the allowed hits on nine shifts (5.98). The Hawkeyes are also 16th in ERA (3.59) and 26th in WHIP (1.26).
-Keaton Anthony in a red Iowa jersey hit the team’s best 0.343 (37 out of 108) with 14 singles, six home runs, 28 RBIs and 24 goals scored.
-UI recorded 168 runs in 29 games, an average of 5.8 runs per competition. Iowa has five games with 10 or more raids and 10 games with 10 or more hits.
– The Hawkeyes have won nine of their last 13 games to improve on a total of 17-12. Iowa is the season with the highest number of five games over 0.500, which will make it to the three-match weekend series this weekend.

SERIES HISTORY
-Minnesota leads the whole series 187: 124. Iowa won a series of 7-1, 6-1 and 18-0 seasons in Iowa City last season.
-Before the Gophers beat Iowa 3-0 in the Big Ten 2019. They last played with the Hawkeyes at home in 2018, playing two of three matches.
-Minnesota have lost the last eight games in Iowa City. His last victory came there on April 18, 2014, with a 4: 3 victory.

LAST TIME OUT
-On Tuesday, Minnesota defeated St. Thomas 2: 1. At 1: 0 they headed to the bottom of the seventh part, the Gophers recorded a raid in both seven
-Minnesota lost on Friday 11: 7 and Saturday 5: 4, while on Sunday they defeated 23rd place in Maryland (25: 7, 4: 2 big ten) 4: 3.
-The Terps scored four times in Friday’s fourth inning and took a 6-2 lead before making their way to victory at the start of the series.
-UMD rose to 5-1 after another fourth quarter change on Saturday in four rounds. The Gophers would defend and reduce the lead to 5-4, but failed to equalize the match despite laying the groundwork in both the sixth and seventh shifts.
-Minnesota never lagged behind on Sunday. They led 3: 1 in seventh pace Aidana Maldonada six work shifts with just one earned run.
– Draw 3: 3 at the bottom of the eighth, of which there is a triple double match Brady’s advisor after the pass, she allowed him to score a winning run. Tom Almost he crossed out his side to close at nine.

JOHN ANDERSON, who ENDED 600 WINNERS AT THE CONFERENCE
– One of the most successful coaches in the history of university baseball (1,341 victories, 21st place), John Anderson is nearing its 600th victory in the Big Ten Conference. He will reach this limit with one victory against the Hawkeyes this weekend in Iowa City (599-387). No other Big Ten captain has reached this mark.
-Under Anderson’s supervision, the Gophers won 11 top ten titles and competed 19 times in the NCAA Tournament, including the Super Regional in 2018.

LONG BALL WASTE GOPHERS
-Minnesota is fifth in the Big Ten with 31 home runs in 30 games this season. Chase Stanke is the fifth in a conference with nine moments Jack Kelly hit six. Easton Bertrand a Ronald Sweeny they are in line with four per piece.

THE STAND WILL BE A PERMISSIBLE FORCE AT THE BEGINNING OF 2021
-Initial catcher in Minnesota Chase Stanke, a member of Buster Posey’s watch list, crushes the ball in early 2022. In the top ten, he ranks fifth in homeruns (9). 17 of his 24 hits are for extra bases, which is a team maximum.

MERILA MASHING AS LATE
-Last month of the ball, sophomore Boston criteria he was one of the most consistent Gopher on a plate. As of March 13, he has had hits in 11 of the last 14 games, including two multi-hit games.
-Currently pulls a series of four shots, which is undecided for the longest series of shots in the team.

GOPHERS CONCERNING REBUILDING
-Since 9-0 on the opening day at FAU, Minnesota is on the road 0:10 this season. The Gophers reach only 0.224 in road games and have an ERA of 8.56 as staff.

WORK IN THE CRUSHING CONFERENCE GAME
-In six Minnesota conference games, freshman Brady’s advisor led the team on average (0.313), overall bases (12), triples (1), homeruns (1) and in second place in the number of hits (5).
-In his two starts against Maryland, he went 3-on-8 with a pair of triples and runs. On Sunday, he scored the winning run for a pass to help pull the excitement.
-He leads all real freshmen in shows (19), batting average (0.268) and hits (11) this season.

MALDONADO SELLS A JOURNEY
-Red junior shirt Aidan Maldonado brought his best things down Sunday in a win over number 23 in Maryland. He fought his way through 6.0 innings, eliminated five and gave up the season with the lowest number of points per season.
-Decided, but this is the second time this year that he has overcome six or more changes against the team in the rankings. Maldonado went on March 6 by 6.0 innings against no. 12 Notre Dame, hit five, allowing five hits and only two raids obtained.

IRELAND IGNITES THE FLAME
-Younger Friday starter Sam Ireland It was stellar to start the 2022 season. During eight starts, he has a 3-2 record with an ERA of 3.53 and 51 hits. In B1G he ranks 8th in K’s (51). His three victories are tied for 11th place.
-He became the first Max Meyer Gopher in 2020 to fire 15 or more shots in its first two starts.

BULLPEN LIGHTS AT TOTAL OPENING WEEKEND HOME
– Minnesota’s Bullpen has been stellar in its last two games this weekend against 23rd players.
-In its last 9.2 innings, the UMD ‘pen’ has only allowed to score on the run. On Saturday, Richie Holetz, Josh Culliver, Noah DeLuga a Will Semb combined go 5.2 shifts, allowing only one deserved run and strike out seven.
-On Sundays, Noah DeLuga (won the first career victory) and Tom Almost combined go 2.2 shutout shifts, allowing only one hit and knock out five.

KELLY CRUSHING ANTI-COMPENSATION
-Senior utility player Jack Kelly was in his last college season to tear.
-Head of the team in the number of hits (37) and RBI (31), while he also has 11 matches with multiple hits.
-B1G Ranking: Firing average: 0.370 (6.), SLG%: 0.720 (2.), triples: 3 (2.), OB + SLG%: 1.164 (3.), RBI (31).

BATEMAN DATA TONE
– Medium player in the second year Brett Bateman ranking first in the team in the interventions (37) and first in the bat (121). He also won the 12 best teams, which ranks third in the league.
-Bateman is the only Gopher to start in all 30 games.

NEXT
Minnesota will host St. Thomas again on Tuesday, April 19 at 18:00 CT. Then Penn State comes to Siebert Field for a three-match weekend series.

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