May 13, 2013
The second edition of Ski-U-Mah magazine is now out and features Gopher Baseball. From the opening of the new Siebert Field, to Jordan Jess' remarkable "Be the Match" bone marrow donor story, there's a few stories in this issue.
One of the four big stories in the newest edition is pitching coach Todd Oakes and his battle, recovery and remission from acute myeloid leukemia. With the help of doctors, faith and family, Oakes is back as the Gophers' pitching coach this season. Read his story in this online version of Ski-U-Mah.
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