Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

Murray Slams Alabama 5-1

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

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

button coupons
button classifieds

In Other News...

Henderson County Police Reports

HENDERSON, Ky. (12/29/14) — The Henderson Police Department released the following reports. On Dec. 27, 2014, officers… Read More

Henderson Accident with Injuries

HENDERSON, Ky. (12/29/14) — According to a Henderson County Police report, on Dec. 17, 2014, HPD responded to US 60 E… Read More

Most Read This Week

December 24, 2014 12863

Christmas Eve Bloody Brawl Erupts on Dulin Street

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis
December 25, 2014 9033

Gift Returns Done Right

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
December 25, 2014 6428

Arrests Made After Dulin Avenue Christmas Eve…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Officer C.P. Haynie
December 25, 2014 4713

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - December 25, 2014

in Video by Crime Stoppers
December 23, 2014 4225

Couple's Alleged Dispute over Blanket Leads to…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
December 23, 2014 3697

Alleged Theft at Walmart Sends Two to Jail

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
December 26, 2014 3373

2014 Looking Back: World Mourns Watson Family…

in Top News For All Sites by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
December 26, 2014 3333

5-Year-Old Boy Kills Buck/Doe

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Randy Adams
December 23, 2014 3307

Disturbance Results in Vehicle, Foot Pursuit,…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Officer Tyler Russell
December 23, 2014 3106

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Karen McKnight

Stories Trending Today

December 28, 2014 3037

Patriot to Idle Two Mines Today; 600-700 Jobs…

in Top News For All Sites by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
December 28, 2014 1510

Unique New Year's Traditions from across the World

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
December 28, 2014 1501

2014 Looking Back: Central City’s Lu Ray Park…

in Top News For All Sites by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
December 27, 2014 1215

Understand and Avoid Elder Financial Fraud

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
December 28, 2014 1141

Five Tips to Get Control of Your Retirement in…

in General News For All Sites by David Taylor
December 28, 2014 970

New Year Brings New Sales

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
December 28, 2014 958

Dave Says - Dec. 28, 2014

in General News For All Sites by Dave Ramsey
December 28, 2014 927

Lung Cancer Not Always Linked to Smoking

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
December 28, 2014 913

Legislator's Log - Week of Dec. 28, 2014

in General News For All Sites by Brent Yonts
December 28, 2014 912

Outdoor Truths - Dec. 28, 2014

in General News For All Sites by Gary Miller

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss