Blue Jays Sweep Diplomats

Blue Jays Sweep Diplomats

Game 1 | Game 2

BALTIMORE, Md. – Johns Hopkins scored 26 runs over two games to sweep Franklin & Marshall in a Centennial Conference (CC) baseball double-header Saturday afternoon. The Blue Jays won the first game 11-1 and took the second game 15-7. F&M fell to 11-13-1 (6-6 CC) while Hopkins improved to 24-3 (11-0 CC).

The Blue Jays jumped out to an early advantage scoring two runs in the second frame to start game one. F&M cut the lead to one with a run in the top of the third. Hopkins walked three straight batters to load the base at the beginning of the frame. With two outs on the board, Jay Anderson was hit by a pitch, plating Matt Will for F&M's lone run of the game.
Hopkins added runs in the next four innings to pull away and pick up the win. The Blue Jays scored three in the third, one each in the fourth and fifth, and tallied four runs in the bottom sixth.
Sam Eagleson earned his seventh win of the year, pitching a complete game and allowing one run. Eagleson allowed four hits and had three strikeouts.

Nick Markel took the loss for F&M allowing 10 runs on 12 hits in 5.2 innings pitched. Markel struck out six and only walked one batter. He fell to 2-1.

The Blue Jays jumped out to an early 3-0 advantage in the first inning of game two. Hopkins added a run in the fourth to go up 4-0.  F&M got on the board in the fifth with an RBI by Will. Johns Hopkins answered in the bottom of the frame, scoring five runs to go up 9-1. They added two more in the sixth.
Both teams traded runs in the seventh. The Diplomats made a late push in the eighth, scoring five runs, but Hopkins answered with three of their own in the bottom of the inning to secure the win.
Will knocked in three runs while Russell Tischler and Anderson picked up an RBI apiece.
Dave Kahn went 7-for-9 on the day with three home runs, seven RBIs and six runs scored for Johns Hopkins.
Greg Harbeck took the win going six innings and allowing one run on four hits. Harbeck had three strikeouts and one walk.
Mike Duranti was saddled with the loss in game two. Duranti pitched four innings and allowed eight runs on eight hits. He fell to 2-3 on the season.
Franklin & Marshall returns to action tomorrow when the Diplomats travel Lebanon Valley for a 1:00 p.m. contest.

Johns Hopkins 11, Franklin & Marshall 1 (Apr 10, 2010 at Baltimore, MD) (Game 1)


Franklin & Marshall. 001 000 0 -  1  4  1      (11-12-1, 6-5)

Johns Hopkins....... 023 114 X - 11 13  1      (23-3, 10-0)


Pitchers: Franklin & Marshall - Nick Markel; Justin Thacker(6) and Russell Tischler.

Johns Hopkins - Sam Eagleson and John Swarr.

Win-Sam Eagleson(7-0)  Loss-Nick Markel(2-1)  T-1:50  A-0

HR JHU - Dave Kahn 3; Stephen Bejsuik.

Weather: 55 degrees and sunny.


Johns Hopkins 15, Franklin & Marshall 7 (Apr 10, 2010 at Baltimore, MD) (Game 2)


Franklin & Marshall. 000 010 150  -  7  9  2      (11-13-1, 6-6)

Johns Hopkins....... 300 152 13X  - 15 19  3      (24-3, 11-0)


Pitchers: Franklin & Marshall - Mike Duranti; Brendan McCreary(5); Eric Herbst(6);

Collin McCune(8) and Russell Tischler. Johns Hopkins - Greg Harbeck; R Scherich(7);

Garrett Gomez(8); Blake Platt(8); Aaron Schwartz(8) and Joe Borrelli.

Win-Greg Harbeck(4-0)  Loss-Mike Duranti(2-3)  T-3:00  A-300

HR JHU - Jesse Sikorski.

Weather: 58 degrees and sunny.

M Duranti faced 4 batters in the 5th.

B McCreary faced 4 batters in the 6th.

G Gomez faced 3 batters in the 8th.