F&M Falls to York

F&M Falls to York

YORK, Pa. – York used a two-run seventh inning to break a five all tie and secure a 7-5 victory over Franklin & Marshall in non-conference baseball action Monday afternoon.  The Diplomats fell to 20-16 while the Spartans improved to 10-23.

With the game knotted at 5-5, Rob Klick hit a two-out single which plated Justin Cohen for York's first lead of the game. Klick stole second, reached third on a wild pitch and was brought home by a single from Colbey Herr for the 7-5 final.
 
F&M scored first with three runs in the opening frame.  J.T. Triantos and Will Benenson picked up back-to-back walks and Eric Bornstein reached on a single to load the bases. Russell Tischler brought Triantos and Benenson home with a single to center field for the first two runs on the game while Blue Wells plated Bornstein with a groundout to shortstop.
 
York added a run in the bottom of the first before F&M tallied two in the fourth.  Matt Will singled down the left field line to score Andrew Conlan and Aaron Gillette for a 5-1 F&M edge.  The Spartans countered with a run in the fourth, two in the fifth and tied the game at five with a run in the sixth.
 
Tom Caramanico took the loss in one inning of work.  Tommy Moran earned the win for York and improved to 2-1 on the year.
 
Gillette finished 1-for-2 with a run scored and Tischler picked up his two RBIs on one hit.
 
F&M returns to action tomorrow when the Diplomats host Eastern at 3:30 p.m.
 

York (Pa.) 7, Franklin & Marshall 5 (Apr 25, 2011 at York, Pa.)

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Franklin & Marshall. 300 200 000  -  5  5  0      (20-16)

York (Pa.).......... 100 121 20X  -  7 11  1      (10-23)

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Pitchers: Franklin & Marshall - Justin Thacker; Tom Caramanico(7); Jon Salandra(8) and Russell Tischler. York (Pa.) - Moran; Walker(5) and Herr.

Win-Walker(2-1)  Loss-Tom Caramanico(0-2)  T-2:41  A-106

HR YCP - Stanley (2).