The Youngstown Point out baseball crew carried a 2- direct into the base of the sixth inning against No. 6/11 Florida Point out driving an additional outstanding pitching overall performance from Colin Clark, but eventually fell 4-2 at Dick Howser Stadium on Friday evening.
Junior infielder Blaze Glenn strike a two-operate household operate in the major of the 1st inning to put the Penguins in entrance, but the Seminoles strike a pair of their own two-operate blasts in the sixth and seventh to get game a person of a a few-game sequence.
YSU drops to -4 on the period when Florida Point out improves to 5-.
The Penguins took a direct into the base of the sixth inning against a major-10 opponent for the second time in a week YSU also led late against No. 9 Mississippi Point out in the period opener previous Friday.
After an outstanding begin on opening weekend, Clark put forth an additional huge energy against the Seminoles. The sophomore still left-hander permitted a person operate on just five hits when placing out four more than 5.1 innings in his second straight no-conclusion. He confronted the minimum in the 1st and fourth innings when recording a strikeout in four diverse frames.
Glenn and Cody Dennis each and every recorded two hits in the contest when Jeff Wehler walked 2 times and scored a operate. The Penguins have scored six of their seven operates this period on a few two-operate household operates two from Glenn and a person from Trevor Wiersma.
In the 1st conference involving the two schools, Youngstown Point out was able to keep Florida Point out to a complete of 8 hits, but could only muster five of its own.
After Wehler drew a two-out stroll in the major of the 1st inning, Glenn rocketed the 1st pitch he saw from FSU starter Drew Parrish off the scoreboard in still left discipline to give the Penguins the early edge. It was Glenn’s second homer of the period he also strike a two-operate shot at Mississippi Point out previous Saturday.
Glenn’s blast was also the 1st strike of the period specified up by Parrish, who tossed five innings in a merged no-hitter against Maine on opening working day. The homer seemingly also had more than enough electricity to lead to operational harm to the scoreboard as it was shut down later on in the game.
Florida Point out got runners on in the second, 3rd and fourth innings, but solid protection driving Clark held the Penguins in entrance. After back again-to-back again singles in the base of the second, Clark struck out Cooper Swanson, and then got J.C. Bouquets to floor into a 5-3 double participate in.
With two out and two Seminoles aboard in the household half of the 3rd, catcher Tanner Montgomery threw out Matheu Nelson trying to steal 3rd to conclude the menace. In the fourth, Clark induced an additional double participate in, this time 6-3, right after a a person-out solitary to stay away from harm.
Clark departed with a person away in the base of the sixth right after hitting Reese Albert with a pitch. In the ensuing at-bat, FSU’s Drew Mendoza despatched a two-operate shot more than the wall in ideal off Grant Kersh to even the game at 2-2.
After Bouquets attained on a a person-out solitary in the base of the seventh, the Seminoles took their 1st direct at 4-2 on a two-out, two-operate homer from Nander De Sedas that plated the deciding operates. Glenn strike a leadoff solitary to get started the ninth but was picked off in involving two strikeouts.
7 diverse players recorded a strike for FSU, led by Elijah Campbell, who logged a pair of base knocks.
Antonio Velez picked up his second get of the period right after allowing only two hits more than four scoreless innings in reduction of Parrish, who surrendered two operates on two hits and struck out seven in four innings. Bouquets worked a scoreless ninth and struck out two batters to make the save.
Travis Perry took the decline right after supplying up two operates on two hits in 2.2 innings out of the bullpen.
The Penguins and Seminoles will complete their a few-game sequence on Saturday with a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m ET. Both online games will be broadcast are living on ACC Community More and YSNLive.com.
Resource: Youngstown Point out University