Michigan State's softball and baseball teams opened Big Ten play Friday with victories. Softball was home and beat Indiana 5-0, the Spartans' first league win since the 2011 season. MSU is now 15-13 on the season.
Baseball rallied in Columbus from 6-4 down late to win 8-7. MSU has now won eight straight over all and is 14-7 on the season. Two games remain in each series.
In Ann Arbor, Michigan baseball lost 8-7 to Minnesota. The teams play a doubleheader in Ann Arbor tomorrow at 1pm.