Gophers' starter Joshua Culliver gave up a 3-run home run in the top of the fifth inning to give Oklahoma a 3-2 lead, its first of the game.
Minnesota made the trip downtown to play at the home of the Minnesota Twins, Target Field, on Saturday against Oklahoma. The Gophers lost 2-1.
Minnesota used a powerful first inning of hitting to beat Oklahoma 8-1. This is the first set of games the two teams have played in more than 40 years. The Gophers and Sooners play at Target Field on Saturday at 2 p.m.
When Jordan Kozicky, the Gophers' new starting shortstop, came to the team as a walk-on three seasons ago, head coach John Anderson didn't know where he was going to play.
In its fourth game in three days, Minnesota beat South Dakota State 5-1 on Tuesday night at Siebert Field. First baseman Cole McDevitt led the Gophers with three hits and an RBI.
Minnesota redeemed itself after dropping two games on Sunday to beat Illinois on Monday. The Gophers used a late-game comeback to top the Fighting Illini 5-4.
Minnesota dropped two games on Sunday to Illinois but has one more chance for a victory on Monday against the Fighting Illini.
The Gophers' annual Spring Game happened on Saturday in an unusual fashion: inside the team's practice facility. The maroon team ended up on top 38-20 in a high-scoring game.
Gophers starting pitcher and designated hitter Max Meyer approaches the game of baseball like he's playing whiffle ball in the backyard with his childhood buddies.
Minnesota had another walk-off victory that almost didn't happen. Gophers' sophomore Max Meyer had to convince head coach John Anderson to let him stay in the game for another at-bat on Tuesday night after he pinch hit in the bottom of the seventh inning.