Michigan Wolverines set to open Big Ten baseball season against Minnesota

Michigan baseball team to open 2013 season with 1st-year coach Erik Bakich

By Mark Pierce - Producer

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - In the 147th year of Michigan baseball, the Wolverines have a new leader in 1st-year head coach Erik Bakich.

The Maize and Blue open the Big Ten season on Friday at home against Minnesota. Last season, the Wolverines managed a meager 8-16 record in the conference and 22-34 overall.

The 2013 Michigan squad is experiencing growing pains early in the season with a 10-12 record but are showing a strong improvement from a year ago.

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