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BRIAN MORAN LIFTS UMBC BASEBALL TO A 7-6 WIN OVER DELAWARE WITH WALK-OFF HOMERUN IN 10TH
Brian Moran's walk-off homerun in the bottom of the 10th lifted UMBC to a 7-6 win Tuesday Night.
Steve Evans had his third consecutive solid outing going 7.0 innings Tuesday Night.
Ian Carman's two-out two RBI single in the ninth tied the game at 6-6.
UMBC has won three-consecutive Tuesday Night games.
Baltimore, Md. – UMBC freshman Brian Moran (Columbia, Md./Chapelgate) completed the Retrievers' rally with a walk-off solo homerun in the bottom of the 10th inning, giving UMBC (11-27) a 7-6 (10) win over Delaware (21-22) on Tuesday night at The Baseball Factory Field at UMBC. The Retrievers, who host Tuesday Night Baseball every Tuesday night, scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game 6-6 before Moran’s heroics in the 10th inning as UMBC has won three-consecutive Tuesday Night games.
Moran with two outs and down 1-2 in the count, connected on a pitch over the left centerfield wall to break the 6-6 tie and record his first collegiate homerun.
The Retrievers trailed 6-2 heading into the bottom of the ninth before sending eight batters to the plate, scoring four runs on four hits and one error. Steve Russo (
UMBC loaded the bases with Moran at third, an infield single by Joe Fowler (Wilmington, Del./St. Marks) and Mark Lemon (Wilmington, Del./St. Marks) getting hit by pitch for a UMBC single-season record ninth time this season. Mike Scheffel (
Billy Harris took the loss going the final 2.2 innings, allowing five runs on six hits. Harris falls to 2-1 on the year. Ryan Graham went 3-for-6 at the plate with two RBI and Dan Richardson went 3-for-5 with an RBI and run scored.
Dan Blewett (Bel Air, Md./Bel Air) threw the final 2-0 innings allowing no runs and two hits to get his first collegiate win and move to 1-1 on the year. Steve Evans (Finksburg, Md./Chapelgate) started for UMBC, going 7.0 innings allowing five runs on 10 hits with three strikeouts. Blake Phipps (
UMBC returns to action with George Mason on Wednesday at 3 p.m. at The Baseball Factory Field at UMBC.