Release: April 14, 2009
Contact: David O'Brian (firstname.lastname@example.org)
rallies for 10-8 win over Siena
N.Y. -- Host Binghamton (13-13) scored six runs in the bottom
of the seventh inning en route to a 10-8 win over Siena (8-24)
in non-conference baseball action on Tuesday afternoon at Varsity
Field. With the win, the Bearcats have now won their last four
Trailing 6-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Bearcats
started their comeback on a one-out RBI single by junior left
fielder Joe Charron. He later scored
on a two-run single by senior designated hitter Tom
Baileys, which tied the game at 6-6. Junior shortstop Jeff Abrams put the Bearcats ahead on
a RBI single and junior second baseman Jim
Calderone broke open the game with a two-out, two-run single.
Eric Mruczek pulled Siena to within 9-7 on a solo home in the
top of the eighth inning. In the bottom of the frame, however,
sophomore center fielder Corey Taylor
led off with a home run as Binghamton reclaimed a three-run advantage.
The Saints tacked on a run in the top of the ninth inning but
left the tying runs on base when the game ended.
Freshman pitcher Billy Hurley (1-0)
earned his first career win while senior Greg
Lane earned his fifth save of the season. The loss was tagged
to Dan Pendleton (1-1).
Up next for Binghamton is a pivotal four-game America East Conference
series against defending champion Stony Brook. The first-place
Bearcats host the Seawolves on Saturday and Sunday in a pair
of noon doubleheaders.