Cam Gibson, Ryan Krill and Chase Rihtarchik named Northwoods League All-Stars; Anthony Misiewicz earns all-star nod from Great Lakes League.
Jimmy Pickens named second-team All-Big Ten.
A five-run third inning was the Spartans downfall.
Michigan State had a season-high 16 runs and Jimmy Pickens had four RBIs.
In game two, Chase Rihtarchik went seven innings and allowed just one hit.
May 5, 2013; East Lansing, MI; Michigan State vs. Purdue. Credit: Matthew Mitchell
HIGH SCHOOL: Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 38th round (No. 1173 overall) of the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft . . . a four-year letterwinner under Coach Dan Griesbaum at Grosse Pointe South High School . . . two-time first-team Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association Division 1 all-state selection . . . played in the 2012 MHSBCA All-Star Game at Comerica Park for the East and had a single . . . prior to the 2012 season, was named to the Louisville Slugger Preseason High School All-America Team and also to the preseason ESPNHS all-state team . . . helped lead Grosse Pointe South to a district title as a junior in 2011 with a .414 batting average and 32 runs, 13 doubles, seven homers and 40 RBIs . . . named a notable player to watch in the Class of 2012 by MichiganBaseballProspects.org.
PERSONAL: Son of Kirk and Joanne Gibson . . . father, Kirk, is the manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks and was an All-American in football (1978) and baseball (1978) at Michigan State; also played 17 years in the Major Leagues and won World Series titles with the Detroit Tigers (1984) and Los Angeles Dodgers (1988); named the 1988 National League Most Valuable Player.
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