The Gophers split two games Saturday in the Chanticleer Classic in Myrtle Beach, S.C. They lost 5-2 to Elon in their first game. Lucas Bakker of the Phoenix (9-4) pitched a five-hitter and struck out six. He retired 18 consecutive batters from the second inning to the ninth.
Third baseman Mark Tatera was 1-for-3 with one RBI for Minnesota.
But the Gophers beat host Coastal Carolina by the same score, 5-2, in the second game when they scored three runs in the ninth. Connor Schaefbauer’s run-scoring double broke a 2-2 tie. Dan Olinger and Bobby Juan following with run-scoring singles for the Gophers (7-4).
• The Gophers softball team (16-3) had its two Saturday games in the Mizuno Classic in Stillwater, Okla., canceled because of inclement weather.
|Miami - LP: T. Koehler||5||FINAL|
|Washington - WP: M. Scherzer||7|
|Arizona - WP: J. Collmenter||13||FINAL|
|Colorado - LP: T. Matzek||7|
|San Diego - WP: I. Kennedy||9||FINAL|
|San Francisco - LP: C. Heston||1|
|Cincinnati||0||Top 3rd Inning|
|NY Yankees||1||Bottom 2nd Inning|
|Philadelphia||0||Bottom 2nd Inning|
|Baltimore||0||Bottom 2nd Inning|
|Arizona||0||Bottom 2nd Inning|
|Tampa Bay||0||Top 3rd Inning|
|Los Angeles - J. Wieland||7:10 PM|
|Milwaukee - W. Peralta|
|Cleveland - C. Carrasco||7:10 PM|
|Kansas City - D. Duffy|
|Detroit - A. Simon||7:10 PM|
|Chicago WSox - C. Sale|
|Oakland - S. Kazmir||7:10 PM|
|Minnesota - K. Gibson|
|Texas - C. Lewis||7:10 PM|
|Houston - S. Deduno|
|Chicago Cubs - J. Lester||7:15 PM|
|St. Louis - L. Lynn|
|Seattle - R. Elias||9:05 PM|
|LA Angels - C. Wilson|
|Chicago||23||2nd Qtr 10:10|
|LA Clippers||8:30 PM|
|Montreal||0||1st Prd 4:13|
|NY Rangers||6:30 PM|
|Los Angeles||8:30 PM|
|Real Salt Lake|
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