racers baseb1 300MURRAY, Ky. (4/21/14) — A pair of two-out runs in the bottom of the fifth inning proved to be the difference as Ohio State won the rubber game of the three-game series over Murray State, 7-3, Sunday afternoon at Bill Davis Stadium.

The game got off to a strange start in the bottom of the first inning as the leadoff batter walked, and Ronnie Dawson followed with a home run over the fence in center field. But, the hitter passed the runner at first base and was called out, putting just one run on the board.

OSU (23-18) added single runs in the second and third innings as Nick Sergakis delivered an RBI single in the second and Zach Ratcliff delivered a sacrifice fly to center in the third.

The Breds (17-20) battled back to tie the game in the fifth as Dalton West was hit by a pitch and Taylor Mathews singled through the left side. Ty Stetson moved the runners with a sacrifice bunt and Anthony Bayus drove both runners home with a triple up the middle. Kollin Dowdy followed by plating Bayus with a single up the middle.

The Buckeyes regained the lead in the bottom half of the inning. After the first two hitters were retired, back-to-back walks ignited a rally. Josh Dezse drove in the go-ahead run with a single through the right side before a wild pitch allowed a second run to score.

OSU added a pair of runs with two outs in eighth to extend their lead to four.

Sheldon Baxter (1-4) suffered the loss after allowing five runs on six hits and four walks over 4.2 innings. Zach Farmer (6-4) picked up the victory in relief, allowing three runs on four hits and three strikeouts over five innings.

Dowdy led the offense by going 4-for-4 with an RBI. Mathews added two hits and scored a run.

The Breds return to the diamond Tuesday evening as they travel to face Evansville.

First pitch is set for 6 p.m.

SurfKY News
Information provided by John Brush

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Posted on 2/2/14
1 DOW 18,011.94
-28.43 (-0.16%)    
2 S&P 2,109.60
-2.13 (-0.10%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,076.52
-6.41 (-0.13%)    

Most Read This Week

May 27, 2015 7411

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 30, 2015 7060

Study of Virus Attack on Cancer Sees Success

by Julie Heflin
May 28, 2015 6527

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 4264

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 3796

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 27, 2015

by Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 11323

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 9347

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

June 01, 2015 1478

Authorities Discover Meth Lab While Assisting…

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 1410

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 1245

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 1092

Survivors, Caregivers, Supporters Gather for…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 1009

Human Relations Coordinator Identifies Possible…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 977

Two Muhlenberg Women Injured in Collision

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 879

Woman Charged with Falsely Reporting Kidnapping

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 842

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

by SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 816

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 754

Muhlenberg County High School Holds 2015…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News