racers baseb2 300MURRAY, Ky. (4/22/13) – Murray State handed Alabama A&M a 5-1 defeat Sunday afternoon to complete the three-game sweep of the Bulldogs at Johnny Reagan Field.
 
Pitching took center stage in the finale as starter Cody Maerz (2-2) allowed six hits and struck out three over five shutout innings. Reliever Andrew Bramley allowed one unearned run on two hits and three strikeouts over 3.2 innings. Brock Downey (3) was credited with the save as he retired the only hitter he faced in the ninth.
 
The Breds (17-23) got on the board first in the bottom of the second inning as Noah Zipko started the inning with a single up the middle. Taylor Mathews followed with a bunt base hit, and when the ball was thrown away at first, both runners advanced to second and third. A wild pitch scored the first run, and Nick Paradossi drove in the second run with a single off the glove of the third baseman. The third run of the inning crossed the plate on a double-play groundout with the bases loaded.
 
MSU added to its lead in the fifth as Brandon Elliott walked and Brandon Eggenschwiler singled through the left side. A passed ball with one out moved Elliott to third, and the second passed ball of the inning scored Elliott from third.
 
The Bulldogs (3-36) got a run in the sixth as Bradley Black was hit by a pitch with one out. He later stole second, and went to third on the throwing error. After a walk put runners on the corners, the Bulldogs executed the double steal to score the run.
 
The bottom of the eighth saw the Breds add an insurance run. Mathews started the inning with a single up the middle and Paradossi put down a bunt that got passed the pitcher to put two runners on with no outs. After a wild pitch moved both runners up a base, Paul Ritzheimer delivered a sacrifice fly to center field.
 
Eggenschwiler, Zipko and Mathews each collected two hits in the victory.
 
The Breds return to action Tuesday afternoon as they travel to face Missouri. First pitch is set for 4 p.m.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by John Brush
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

'Cooking for the Cure' Fundraiser Brings Out Local Rednecks

MADISONVILLE, KY. (05/24/15) – First United Bank was “Cooking for the Cure” Friday, May 22. V.P. of Marketing and… Read More

GPD Reminds Citizens about Yard Sale Signs

GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — Greenville Police Department would like remind the citizens of Greenville about laws… Read More
1 DOW 18,232.02
-53.72 (-0.29%)    
2 S&P 2,126.06
-4.76 (-0.22%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,089.36
0.00 (0.00%)    

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7175

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 6742

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 6412

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 4268

Two Charged with Marijuana Possession after…

by SurfKY News
May 20, 2015 3523

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park Holding Beach…

by Gil Lawson

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10694

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7496

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 25, 2015 3016

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 25, 2015 1717

UPDATE - MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1501

Hopkins Man Injured in Muhlenberg Motorcycle…

by SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 1435

MCC's Felicia Johnson Receives State KCTCS Award

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 1168

'Cooking for the Cure' Fundraiser Brings Out…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 977

Damascus Road House Leads Young People to Christ

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 903

Seniors Celebrate with Cook-out, Games, Fellowship

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 895

Reading Solutions Offers Students a Hand in…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 741

Caldwell County Native Helping Unwrap Secrets of…

by Whitney Harder
May 24, 2015 637

Prosecutors from Kentucky, Tennessee to Attend…

by Leland Hulbert