Trailing 5-3 in the ninth inning, the Central Connecticut
baseball team scored four runs in the final frame to win on the
road, 7-5, on Tuesday in Kingston, RI. The win is the second
straight for Central, and improves their overall record to 8-8-1 on
the season. They return to action on Friday in Northeast
Conference action at Monmouth beginning at 3 p.m.
Central struck first with three runs in the top of the first inning. Junior Mitch Wells singled in a pair of runs and senior Pat Epps scored on a passed ball to give the visitors the lead. The Rams plated two in the bottom of the inning off of Blue Devil freshman starter Jesse Frawley to cut the lead to 3-2.
The Blue Devils trailed 5-3 heading into the top of the ninth inning. They scored four runs, including two with two outs and the score tied at 5-5, to earn the non-conference victory.
Sophomore Tyler Caserta capped the win with a two-RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning. He finished the game with a pair of hits and his two RBI. Wells also added two RBI in the first inning to help in the victory.
Junior A.J. Lowers and freshman J.P. Sportman each had RBIs in the ninth inning.
Junior lefty Jason Foster earned the victory on the mound, pitching two innings and striking out two while facing just six batters. Sophomore Donny Crook pitched two innings allowing just one run. Frawley pitched five innings allowing nine hits and four runs while striking out one.
The Blue Devils return to NEC action this weekend on the road at Monmouth beginning on Friday.
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May 15, 2011 Baseball Series Finale at Long Island Washed Out
May 14, 2011 Baseball Sweeps Saturday Doubleheader at Long Island
May 13, 2011 Baseball Falls 1-0 on the Road at Long Island
April 29, 2011 Baseball Wins Big at Quinnipiac, 26-3
April 25, 2011 Scribner Gets the Call, Joins San Diego Padres Active Roster
April 23, 2011 Baseball Start Pushed to 2:45 p.m.
April 19, 2011 Baseball Drops 8-3 Decision at Home to UMass on Tuesday
April 17, 2011 Baseball Win Streak Stopped on Sunday
April 16, 2011 Baseball Wins Seventh Straight, Tops Fairfield 3-0
April 14, 2011 Baseball Tops Stony Brook 5-4
April 13, 2011 Wednesday's Baseball Game vs. Stony Brook Moved to Thursday
April 10, 2011 Baseball Wins Weekend Series With Sunday Win Over
April 6, 2011 Baseball Adds Home Game vs. Stony Brook on April 13
April 6, 2011 Baseball Wins at Home Over Iona, 7-5
April 4, 2011 2011 CCSU Baseball Media Guide
April 3, 2011 Baseball Splits Sunday Doubleheader at Monmouth
March 26, 2011 Baseball Splits With Wagner on Saturday on Staten Island
March 23, 2011 Wednesday's Baseball Game Canceled Due to Storm
March 21, 2011 Dylan DelaCruz Named NEC Co-Rookie of the Week in Baseball
March 20, 2011 Baseball Drops Series Finale Against Bryant on Sunday
March 19, 2011 Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader at Home on Saturday vs. Bryant
March 18, 2011 Central Comes From Behind to Top Bryant 10-9 in NEC Opener
March 16, 2011 Baseball Postponed on Wednesday
March 15, 2011 Baseball Field Parking Directions for The 2011 Season
March 14, 2011 Baseball Drops 8-5 Decision at George Washington on Monday
March 12, 2011 Baseball Splits a Pair of Games on Saturday
December 26, 2010 Central Connecticut Baseball Camp Postponed Because of Weather