Shoremen and Bobcats Split Twinbill

Shoremen and Bobcats Split Twinbill

Jarrell Tosses Complete Game Shutout in The Opener

CHESTERTOWN, Md. – Host Washington College and visiting Pittsburgh-Greensburg split a non-conference doubleheader on Saturday at Athey Baseball Park.  The Shoremen took game one by a 2-0 score, while the Bobcats captured a 6-3 victory in game two.  The Shoremen are now 11-2-1 on the season, while the Bobcats are 7-5.

Washington College 2 Pitt-Greensburg 0 (Game 1)

How It Happened
-The Shoremen snapped a 0-0 tie with one out in the bottom of the sixth inning when Evan Hirschbaum tripled to the gap in right-center to score Bryan Baquer from first base.  Hirschbaum would make it 2-0 when he came home on a sacrifice fly to left field off the bat of Matt Tancredi.  All the scoring in the game was during this sequence in the last of the sixth.
-Pitt-Greensburg had two runners on with two outs in the top of the seventh, but WC starter Dan Jarrell got Dylan Pounds to fly out to center to end the game.

For The Shoremen (11-1-1)
-Hitting: Hirschbaum (1-for-2, run, walk, RBI), Baquer (1-for-3, run)
-Pitching: Jarrell (win 2-0, complete game, three hits, zero runs, one walk, six strikeouts)
-WC had two hits in the game, four walks and reached base once on a hit by pitch.
-The Shoremen did not commit an error in the frame.

For Pitt-Greensburg (7-4)
-Hitting: Anthony Bozzuto (1-for-3), Matt Moyer (1-for-3), Chris Common (1-for-2)
-Pitching: Joe Zufall (loss 0-1, complete game, three hits, two runs, four walks, two strikeouts)
-The Bobcats had three hits and had a player plunked.
-Pitt-Greensburg did not commit an error in the field.

Notes
-Jarrell tossed his third career complete game in the win.

Pitt-Greensburg 6 Washington College 3 (Game 2)

How It Happened
-Pitt-Greesnburg took the lead for good with two outs in the top half of the third when Ryan Dodson socked a grand slam home run to left field to give the Bobcats a 4-0 lead.
-The Shoremen got one run back in the last of the third when Baquer scored with two away when Aaron Barclay was hit by a pitch.  WC had the bases loaded with two outs, but Cam Smith got Charlie Meder to hit into a fielder's choice at shortstop to end the threat.
-Chris Common made it 5-1 when he scored on a Greg Lynn base hit down the right field line with two outs in the top of the fourth.
-Bozzuto scored on a one-out base hit up the middle in the top of the fifth off the bat of Pounds to make it 6-1.
-The Shoremen scored twice in the last of the fifth to cut the lead to 6-3.  Barclay singled to center to score Baquer and on the play there was a misplay in center and that allowed Hirschbaum to score to cut the lead to 6-3.  WC had the tying run at the plate with one out, but a fly out and a strike out ended the threat.
-Washington did not get a runner on base in the final two turns at bat.

For The Shoremen (11-2-1)
-Hitting: Baquer (three walks, two runs), Barclay (2-for-2, two RBI)
-Pitching: P.J. Mikulus (loss 1-1, five runs allowed in four innings)
-WC had six hits, four walks and were hit twice.
-The Shoremen had a pair of errors, but did not lead to a Pitt-Greensburg run.

For Pitt-Greensburg (7-5)
-Hitting: Dodson (four RBI, grand slam home run), Pounds (2-for-3, RBI)
-Pitching: Cam Smith (win 2-1, 4 1/3 innings, three runs, two earned, four walks, two strikeouts, four hits), Pounds (2 2/3 innings, two hits, zero runs, four strikeouts)
-The Bobcats had six hits in the win, worked out five walks and had a runner reach on a hit-by-pitch.
-Pitt-Greensburg's one error led to one unearned WC run.

Notes
-The loss in game two snapped a nine-game WC winning streak and an 11-game unbeaten streak.

Up Next
3/22 v. Wesley – 3:30 p.m. (non-conference game)
-The Shoremen downed its Delmarva rival last season by a 2-1 score.