Check in on the week that was in Gopher baseball
A look at how the Gophers have fared on the diamond this summer
A look at how the Gophers are performing this summer
Check-in on current, former and future Gophers
2015 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON:
Made two appearances for a total of 3.1 innings with a 5.40 ERA • made his collegiate debut at Richmond, where he pitched a third of an inning (3/17) • pitched 3.0 innings in a start against St. John’s (3/31), striking out three, walking two and allowing four unearned runs on four hits.
Redshirted the season.
In summer 2014, played for the Green Isle Irish, a town team.
Graduated from Minnetonka High School in 2013 • played for coach Paul Twenge • a 2013 all-state and All-Lake Conference selection • helped the Skippers advance to the semifinals of the 2013 Class 3A state tournament, where Minnetonka eventually finished in third place • struck out 31 batters in 38 2/3 innings pitched as a junior in 2012 • played summer ball with Excelsior Legion • was also an all-conference football player.
Plans to major in marketing and communications • son of Lynn Walker and Brett Martinson • has a younger sister, Abby • lists playing the 14-year-old World Series as his greatest sports thrill • enjoys fishing • born Oct. 14, 1994.
Pitching Coach Todd Oakes Passes Away At 55
Minnesota assistant baseball coach Todd Oakes passed away today after a courageous and public battle with leukemia. Oakes, who coached the Minnesota pitching staff, was 55.
Gophers Drop Out of B1G Tournament
Minnesota falls to Michigan 3-2 in an elimination game on Thursday at TD Ameritrade Park
Minnesota Falls in B1G Tournament Opener
Gophers play at 1 p.m. in an elimination game tomorrow afternoon against either Michigan or Ohio State