Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 8:33pm
Lots of freshmen have trouble their first year of college, Michigan baseball works to alleviate that.

Students’ freshman year of college is often identified as a hotspot for mental health challenges, especially because students are away from their family, so the comfort and family atmosphere that the team provides is truly valuable.

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 8:48pm
Michigan baseball alumni Ben Keizer and Jimmy Kerr recently opened a new training facility in Ann Arbor.

To Keizer and Kerr, that image represents their past, one of their favorite moments and the connection to their former teammates that they have drawn on in the aftermath of a months-long quarantine.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 9:45pm
Hunter Reynolds and Minnesota's Benjamin St. Juste co-founded College Athlete Unity this summer.

College Athlete Unity has amplified their platform and reached a broader audience, and, in doing so, they know they have unlocked the activist potential of college athletes

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 10:22pm
Demonstrators protesting against the Big Ten’s decision to postpone the football season call for almost transparency and more analytical proof.

While the Big Ten certainly should have been more forthcoming with information and more receptive to the views of all concerned parties given the sheer magnitude of the decision they made, the time has passed during which calls for increased transparency can be productive.

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 8:36pm
Tariq Speights uses his platform as a student-athlete to spur change.

Athletes, like many of those who marched Sunday, have thousands of eyes on what they do and what they post. Speights wants to make sure they use their voices for good.

Sunday, August 16, 2020 - 6:26pm
Former Michigan shortstop Jack Blomgren was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 2020 MLB Draft.

When asked what his favorite part about playing baseball is, Jack Blomgren doesn’t hesitate.

“Number One: Winning,” the former Michigan shortstop told The Daily. “For sure. Just going out there and competing.” 

Competitive fire courses through Blomgren’s veins, and it has done so since he was very young.

Sunday, June 21, 2020 - 6:18pm
Catcher Joe Donovan signed a Minor League contract with the Cleveland Indians.

Junior catcher Joe Donovan and redshirt-senior infielder Matthew Schmidt became the fifth and sixth players from Michigan baseball to join the professional ranks, signing with Cleveland Tuesday and Kansas City Wednesday, respectively, as undrafted free agents.

Donovan and Schmidt join the other four Wolverines — junior right-hander Jeff Criswell, junior shortstop Jack Blomgren, and junior outfielders Jesse Franklin and Jordan Nwogu — who were drafted June 11.

Friday, June 12, 2020 - 1:01pm
Jack Blomgren was drafted by the Colorado Rockies.

Junior Jack Blomgren was drafted by the Colorado Rockies Thursday night.

Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 8:31pm
Jeff Criswell was the first Wolverine selected in the MLB draft Thursday.

Jeff Criswell was selected 58th overall Thursday night.

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 11:22pm
Junior designated hitter Jordan Nwogu has posted excellent advanced statistics throughout his career.

Advanced statistics love junior outfielder Jordan Nwogu.
Nwogu’s patient eye, powerful swing, and plus speed create the model of a ballplayer that sabermetricians fawn over. Add consistency at the level Nwogu attained during the Wolverines’ 2019 campaign, and the result is gaudy numbers.