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Shawn Morimando Strong in Win over Frederick

Shawn Morimando Strong in Win over Frederick

By Darren Headrick / Carolina Mudcats (919-269-2287/mudcatsradio@carolinamudcats.com) ZEBULON, NC April 20, 2014 —Shawn Morimando looked stout over six innings as the Carolina Mudcats beat the Frederick Keys 6-1 on Sunday afternoon at Five County Stadium. Alex Monsalve drove in a season-high three runs and the Mudcats (9-7) snapped the Keys’ winning streak at four games. Morimando (2-0) held Frederick (7-9) to one run on six hits. The left-hander was locked in from the opening pitch as he struck out five without a walk. His only blemish was a solo home run by Creede Simpson with two out in the fourth. Parker Bridwell (0-2) was spotty in the losing decision for Frederick. The right-hander allowed four runs on four hits with […]

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Myrtle Beach Pelicans power past Blue Rocks – W, 7-1

Myrtle Beach Pelicans power past Blue Rocks – W, 7-1

HOMERS POWER PELICANS PAST BLUE ROCKS MYRTLE BEACH WINS FOURTH STRAIGHT HOME GAME   MYRTLE BEACH, SC APRIL 20, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, notched another win over the Wilmington Blue Rocks on Saturday evening at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans struck for seven runs in the first two innings and got home runs from Nick Williams and Christopher Bostick to push past Wilmington with a 7-1 win. Lefty Sean Manaea, making his third professional start was hit hard by the Myrtle Beach hitters right off the bat. Consecutive infield singles set the table for Williams, who sent a 1-1 pitch to the opposite field for his first Carolina League […]

Fluor Field to Host HBCU Classic Presented by Michelin, N.A. on Friday

Fluor Field to Host HBCU Classic Presented by Michelin, N.A. on Friday

First pitch at 7:00 PM between Benedict College and Paine College Greenville, SC April 16, 2014 – On Friday, April 18th, the Drive and Michelin will join forces to pay tribute to a man that has made the most significant impact on the game of baseball – Jackie Robinson – with the 6th Annual HBCU Classic at Fluor Field. This special game will begin at 7 PM, when the Benedict College Tigers will take on the Paine College Lions. Both schools are recognized Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).  Tickets are $8 for open seating in the box seats, with 25% of the proceeds going to support the colleges’ athletic programs. “Jackie Robinson did so much for the game of […]

Augusta GreenJackets Swarm Charleston RiverDogs

Augusta GreenJackets Swarm Charleston RiverDogs

Augusta strikes early, never looks back en route to win CHARLESTON, SC April 12, 2014 – Despite three base hits and a run batted in from Mike Ford, the Charleston RiverDogs lost an 8-2 decision to the Augusta GreenJackets on Saturday night in front of 6,136 fans at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in South Atlantic League action. The RiverDogs have a 3-6 record after their fourth consecutive loss while the GreenJackets are now 6-4. Augusta has won the first three games of this four-game set at Riley Park. All eight of Augusta’s runs were scored before the RiverDogs scratched the scoreboard. After scoring two in the first inning, the GreenJackets drove in Brandon Bednar from first base on a […]

Rookie Davis Wins Season Opener for RiverDogs

Rookie Davis Wins Season Opener for RiverDogs

Rookie Davis keeps Augusta scoreless early as Charleston claims its first victory AUGUSTA, GA March 3, 2014 – Rookie Davis pitched five shutout innings and struck out five to key the Charleston RiverDogs to a 5-1 victory over the Augusta GreenJackets on Thursday evening at Lake Olmstead Stadium in South Atlantic League action. Davis’s shutout performance carried the RiverDogs to a 1-0 start for the 2014 season. This marks the first season opener that Charleston has won since 2011 when the RiverDogs claimed a 6-1 road victory against the Lexington Legends. Augusta starter Chase Johnson locked up with Davis to keep the contest scoreless through the first four innings. Mike Ford collected two singles against Johnson and Gosuke Katoh singled […]

Clemson Baseball: Series Finale in College Park Rained Out

Clemson Baseball: Series Finale in College Park Rained Out

COLLEGE PARK, MD March 30, 2014 – Due to rain and a soaked playing surface at Bob Smith Stadium, the series finale between No. 20 Clemson and No. 25 Maryland was rained out and will not be made up. Therefore, Clemson won the series 2-0 in the last regular-season meetings between the two as ACC members. The series finale got underway Saturday, as there was no score in the top of the second inning. Clemson had runners on first and second with no outs and Shane Kennedy at the plate with a 1-0 count. However, since five innings were not completed, the game and its stats did not count. It marked the first time since 1999 that Clemson did not […]

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RiverDogs’ Opening Night to Feature Charleston’s Charm; Pregame Parade

RiverDogs’ Opening Night to Feature Charleston’s Charm; Pregame Parade

Charlie T. RiverDog Plans to Have Spectacular Entrance for the First Game of the Season presented by South Carolina’s Future Scholar 529 Program CHARLESTON, SC March 28, 2014 – New York Yankees Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra reportedly said that he loves home openers, whether they are at home or away. There’s no doubting that he’d love the home opener for the Charleston RiverDogs, the Class A affiliate of the 27-time World Series Champions Yankees. The RiverDogs opens the 2014 season on Monday, April 7, at 7:05 pm at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park against the rival Greenville Drive. “Opening Night is always a big night for us as it also signals the unofficial beginning of Spring and another […]

UNCW Falls In Bottom Of The 9th To Dukes

UNCW Falls In Bottom Of The 9th To Dukes

James Madison overcame a 5-0 deficit to edge the Seahawks in the bottom of the ninth for a 6-5 win on Friday. Box Score HARRISONBURG, VA March 28, 2014 – Connor Brown’s bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted James Madison to a 6-5 win over visiting UNCW in the Colonial Athletic Association season opener on Friday at Veterans Memorial Park. The Dukes, who halted a five-game skid, improved to 9-14 with the conference opening win while the Seahawks fell to 11-13 with their second straight loss. JMU’s Kevin Husum (2-0) earned the win in relief by escaping a bases-loaded, no out jam in the ninth for JMU. Husum also led the JMU lineup with four hits […]

Gamecocks Baseball Game Vs. Tennessee Halted 2-2 In Top Of The 12th Inning

Gamecocks Baseball Game Vs. Tennessee Halted 2-2 In Top Of The 12th Inning

Game will resume Saturday at 4 p.m. COLUMBIA, SC March 29, 2014 – Second-ranked South Carolina and 20th ranked Tennessee’s baseball game was halted in the top of the 12th inning with the score tied at 2-2 due to rain in Columbia, S.C. The game will resume on Saturday at 4 p.m. with Saturday’s originally scheduled contest to follow the conclusion of the first game. Fans with tickets to Friday’s game may still attend for the resumption of the contest. The stadium will be cleared at the conclusion of game one. Game two will begin 30 minutes after the end of game one. Fans with tickets for Saturday’s game will be honored for the second contest. Tennessee took a 1-0 lead […]

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St. Andrews Knights Offense erupts in 11-1 win over Peace

St. Andrews Knights Offense erupts in 11-1 win over Peace

By Troy Baranik Box Score Laurinburg, NC March 27, 2014 – The St. Andrews University baseball team used their potent offense to oust Peace University (NC) 11-1 on Thursday at Clark Field. Peace (4-9), a first year Div. III program, could not keep up with SAU after the first few innings as St. Andrews was able to score multiple runs in 4 of the first 6 innings en route to the win. First basemen Tyler Jordan (SR/Statesville, NC) led the Knights with 2 hits and 3 RBIs while 8 different players were able to pick up hits for St. Andrews. Six different Knights drove in runs on the day while four players had multiple hit games including Michael Durig (SR/Valrico, […]