Gophers baseball, softball teams pick up home wins

  • Article by: STAFF REPORTS
  • Updated: April 26, 2014 - 1:13 AM


In the first night game at the new Siebert Field, the Gophers beat Penn State 2-1 in Big Ten baseball on Friday night. Lights were installed this spring at the second-year ballpark.

Alec Crawford pitched the first eight innings for Minnesota, holding the Nittany Lions to one run and six hits. He struck out a career-high nine. Dalton Sawyer pitched the ninth for the save.

The Gophers (20-16, 7-9 Big Ten) scored on Austin Athmann’s solo homer in the second inning and Mark Tatera’s sacrifice fly in the fourth. It brought home Dan Olinger, who had doubled.

Moulton leads U softball again

• The No. 12-ranked Gophers edged visiting Penn State 1-0 in Big Ten softball on Sara Moulton’s five-hitter. Minnesota scored in the fourth inning on Kaitlyn Richardson’s double, a passed ball and a throwing error by the catcher. Moulton, a senior righthander, had 11 strikeouts in her 11th shutout of the season for Minnesota (34-8, 12-5 Big Ten).

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Cleveland - LP: C. Carrasco 6 FINAL
Detroit - WP: K. Lobstein 8
Chicago Cubs - WP: J. Arrieta 5 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: A. DeSclafani 2
Washington - LP: G. Gonzalez 2 FINAL
Miami - WP: D. Haren 6
Toronto - LP: M. Buehrle 1 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: C. Archer 5
Atlanta - LP: T. Cahill 4 FINAL
Philadelphia - WP: J. Williams 5
Boston - LP: W. Miley 7 FINAL
Baltimore - WP: B. Norris 18
St. Louis - LP: L. Lynn 3 FINAL
Milwaukee - WP: M. Blazek 6
Kansas City - LP: K. Herrera 2 FINAL
Chicago WSox - WP: D. Robertson 3
Kansas City - LP: E. Volquez 3 FINAL
Chicago WSox - WP: J. Danks 5
Texas - WP: N. Feliz 5 FINAL
LA Angels - LP: J. Alvarez 4
Houston - WP: T. Sipp 7 FINAL
Oakland - LP: T. Clippard 6
Los Angeles - LP: S. Baker 1 FINAL
San Diego - WP: B. Morrow 3
Pittsburgh - WP: F. Liriano 8 FINAL
Arizona - LP: J. Hellickson 0
San Francisco 0 Postponed
Colorado 0
Minnesota - WP: C. Fien 4 FINAL
Seattle - LP: T. Olson 2
NY Mets - LP: J. Niese 4 FINAL
NY Yankees - WP: C. Shreve 6
Cleveland 101 FINAL
Boston 93
LA Clippers 114 FINAL
San Antonio 105
Toronto 94 FINAL
Washington 125
Houston 109 FINAL
Dallas 121
St. Louis 1 FINAL
Minnesota 4
Montreal 2 FINAL
Ottawa 0
Los Angeles 1 FINAL
Red Bull New York 1
Toronto FC 2 FINAL
Orlando City 0
Portland 0 FINAL
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