Request Line: (870) 277-1080 [email protected]
Text Your Gift to KLEK1 to 44-321 LEARN MORE

Your Community Radio Station is possible thanks to this supporter!  Become an underwriter.

A-State Baseball Completes Series Sweep Over MVSU

February 27, 2019

JONESBORO, Ark. (2/27/19) – Powered by a six-run sixth inning the Arkansas State baseball team completed a series sweep over Mississippi Valley State with a 10-0 victory Wednesday evening at Tomlinson Stadium.

The shutout was the first for A-State since it defeated MVSU 9-0 on Feb. 27, 2017. 

The Red Wolves (7-2) broke the game open in the sixth inning when Kyle MacDonald singled to right and Justin Felix followed with an RBI double. a wild pitch brought home Sky-Lar Culver and Felix later scored on another wild pitch. Freshman Eli Davis followed with an RBI triple and later scored on a sacrifice fly by Andrew Leggo to give the A-State a 9-0 lead.

After two scoreless innings Eli Davis reached in the third inning with a single to center field, then he stole second to get himself into scoring position. Drew Tipton drove him home with an RBI single to left field to put the Red Wolves ahead 1-0.

Davis finished the game 3-for-4 with three RBIs in was a homerun short of completing the cycle. MacDonald added two hits and one RBI and scored on a wild pitch in the seventh inning to open up a 10-0 advantage. Drew Tipton, Leggo and Felix also added RBIs on the night. 

In the top of the fourth Mississippi Valley State loaded the bases with one out but Zachary Patterson got Fredrick Spencer to ground into an inning ending double play. Patterson tossed 5.0 innings and gave up just six hits with no runs.

The bullpen combined to pitch 4 scoreless innings in relief led by Payton Lannon who gave up just one hit in two innings of work. Conrad Ray and Noah Stone each threw a scoreless inning to close out the game. 

The Red Wolves return to action Friday March 1 when they travel to Ruston, La to face Louisiana Tech in a three-game series. The first is set for 6 p.m., from J.C. Love Field

For the latest on A-State baseball follow the team by logging onto the Arkansas State Baseball Facebook page or by following the team on Twitter (@AStateBaseball) and Instagram (arkansasstatebaseball).

Original article source: http://www.astateredwolves.com//ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=7200&ATCLID=211793009 | Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council

0 0 votes
Article Rating

Related Articles

Raffo Anoints Alan Dunn As Red Wolves’ Next Pitching Coach

Story Links JONESBORO, Ark. (8/24/21) – One of the most respected pitching minds in college baseball, Alan Dunn, joined the Arkansas State baseball program as its next pitching coach, Head Read more

ABCA Honors A-State Baseball for Team Academic Excellence

Story Links JONESBORO, Ark. (7/28/21) – After the Arkansas State baseball team registered a 3.39 grade-point average for the 2020-21 academic year, the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) honored the Read more

Stone Signs With Billings Mustangs

Story Links JONESBORO, Ark. (7/21/21) – Following a strong career at Arkansas State, pitcher Kollin Stone sets his sights on professional baseball, signing with the Billings Mustangs. The Mustangs, based Read more

Hicks Drafted By Rangers In Ninth Round Of 2021 MLB Draft

Story Links JONESBORO, Ark. (7/12/21) – After a season in which he was one of the top hitters in the Sun Belt Conference, Arkansas State junior catcher Liam Hicks was Read more

Comments

Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Your Community Radio Station is possible thanks to this supporter!  Become an underwriter.

Pin It on Pinterest