Bullets Edge Diplomats

Bullets Edge Diplomats

Box Score

LANCASTER, Pa. – Gettysburg scored four runs over the final three innings to defeat Franklin & Marshall 4-0 in a Centennial Conference (CC) baseball game. The game was a pitcher’s duel, as the first six innings remained scoreless. The Diplomats fell to 11-11-1 (6-4 CC) while the Bullets improved to 11-12 (3-6 CC).

Gettysburg broke the scoreless ballgame with a run in the seventh. Clint O’Brien doubled down the leftfield line and advanced to third on a sacrifice bunt by Craig Barrows. Drew Roy singled through the left side, plating Barrows for the first run of the game.
 
The Bullets added three more runs in the top of the ninth. Pat Cody singled to get things started for Gettysburg. Matt Karis doubled to right center, giving the Bullets a runner on second and third. O’Brien hit a double to left field in the next at-bat, scoring both runners, giving Gettysburg a 3-0 edge. O’Brien took third on a wild pitch and crossed the bag on a Barrows sacrifice fly for the 4-0 score.
 
Josh Gray was saddled with the loss. Gray pitched six scoreless innings, giving up just four hits and one run. He struck out seven and induced 10 groundouts. Gray fell to 2-2 this season.
 
Ryan Taylor picked up the win, working a complete game. Taylor struck out eight and gave up six hits.
 
Bill Murray and Russell Tischler picked up two hits apiece for F&M. Both players went 2-for-4 from the plate.
 
Franklin & Marshall returns to the diamond tomorrow when the Diplomats travel to Johns Hopkins for a CC double-header. First pitch is slated for 12:30 p.m.
 

Gettysburg 4, Franklin & Marshall 0 (Apr 09, 2010 at Lancaster, Pa.)

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Gettysburg.......... 000 000 103  -  4  8  0      (11-12, 3-6 CC)

Franklin & Marshall. 000 000 000  -  0  6  0      (11-11-1, 6-4 CC)

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Pitchers: Gettysburg - Ryan Taylor and Craig Barrows. Franklin & Marshall - Josh Gray;

Mike Ham(8) and Russell Tischler.

Win-Ryan Taylor(3-3)  Loss-Josh Gray(2-2)  T-2h 6m  A-47