Jimmy Pickens named John Kobs Most Valuable Player.
Senior Andrew Waszak will get the start for the Spartans on the Friday.
Paladins score five runs in the sixth to rally for the victory.
MSU will play four games over the weekend, beginning against Western Carolina Friday at 1 p.m.
Junior David Garner earned the win and threw six innings, giving up just one earned run.
Game-by-Game Statistics: 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013
AT A GLANCE
Has played in 89 career games, including 73 starts . . . has a career .273 batting average with three homers, nine doubles, 40 runs and 41 RBIs.
2013: Received a medical redshirt after suffering a season-ending knee injury March 9 at Kentucky . . . saw action in nine games overall and collected three hits, five walks and two RBIs . . . voted a captain by his teammates prior to the season.
2012 (JUNIOR): Started a career-high 48 games (25 at catcher, nine in left field, seven at right field, three at first base, four at DH) . . . ranked fourth on the team with a .306 batting average . . . posted career highs in hits (57), runs (24), doubles (8), home runs (3) and RBIs (32) . . . hit .343 in Big Ten play . . . tied for team lead with 18 two-out RBIs . . . was the primary catcher during the first portion of the season, filling in for injured Joel Fisher . . . had the game-winning RBI single in the top of the 14th as MSU beat Cincinnati, 5-4 (3/17) . . . produced career highs in hits (4), RBIs (4) and doubles (2) in win at Western Michigan (5/8) . . . collected two hits in the NCAA Regionals.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in 10 games, including four starts at catcher . . . had a hit against Charleston Southern (2/25) and Western Michigan (5/10).
2010 (FRESHMAN): Started 12 games behind the plate and saw action in 18 games overall . . . compiled a .310 batting average (13-for-42) . . . scored 11 runs and had seven RBIs . . . had a .431 on-base percentage . . . scored a season-high three runs in MSU's 26-11 win over Iowa (4/4) . . . posted three multi-hit games.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year all-state selection for Coach Brian Kelly at Warren DeLaSalle where he helped the Pilots capture the 2009 state championship . . . earned second-team EA Sports Baseball All-America in 2009 . . . collected state Dream Team honors as a senior . . . also garnered state Dream Team honors in football as a junior where he helped the Pilots get to the state championship game in 2008.
PERSONAL: Born July 19, 1991 in Ann Arbor . . . son of Martin Martinez and Diane Leitch . . . father played football at Stanford . . . lists Ivan Rodriguez has his favorite athlete . . . father and brother are his biggest baseball influences.
Hits: 4, at Western Michigan (5/8/12)
Runs: 3, vs. Iowa (4/4/10)
RBI: 4, vs. Western Michigan (5/8/12)
Doubles: 2, at Western Michigan (5/8/12)
Home Runs: 1, three times