March 13, 2011

Baseball Drops 7-6 Decision vs. Binghamton at George Washington on Sunday

The Central Connecticut baseball team fell to 1-4-1 on the season with a 7-6 loss to Binghamton on Sunday. The game was played at George Washington University. The Blue Devils will finish their weekend trip with a single game against GW on Monday at 11 a.m.

Binghamton took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning, but a two-run single from junior Mitch Wells gave the Blue Devils a 2-1 lead in the third inning.

The Bearcats tied the game at 2-2 in the fourth, and then Central scored one in the fifth to lead 3-2.

Two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning game Binghamton back the lead, 4-3. Central responded wtih two runs in the seventh inning, including an RBI single from senior Sean Miller-Jones. Senior Pat Epps walked with the bases loaded to drive in the second run.

Binghamton responded again with one run in the bottom of the inning to tie the score. After the Blue Devils took a 6-5 lead in the top of the eighth on a sacrifice fly from Chris Renzoni, Binghamton answered one final time. They scored two runs in the bottom of the inning for the 7-6 win.

Senior Dave Krasnowiecki pitched 5.1 innings allowing seven hits and four runs while striking out a season-high six batters.

Wells finished with two RBI for the third straight game. He has driven in six runs in the three games this weekend.