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KYLE WILDASIN RETIRES 13 IN A ROW AS UMBC BASEBALL DEFEATS GEORGE MASON, 5-1
Kyle Wildasin has allowed one earned run in his last 20.0 innings pitched and holds a .045 ERA in his last three starts.
Mike Scheffel's sacrafice fly in the seventh scored the eventual game winning run.
Brian Moran went 2-for-4 with an RBI on Wednesday.
Wildasin, after allowing a single to the second batter in the game, retired 13 consecutive batters until Chris Fournier hit a single in the fifth inning. Wildasin allowed his first earned run in the past 19.1 innings pitched as Fournier hit a sacrifice fly in the seventh inning to plate Casey Slattery and tie the game 1-1.
UMBC in the bottom of the seventh scored three runs on three hits. UMBC loaded the bases with one out. Mike Scheffel hit a long sacrifice fly ball to right field allowing Isaac Friedel to score from third base and Ian Carman to move up to third, putting runners at the corners.
Tom Rinaldi hit an RBI single to plate Carman and move Steve Russo to second base. An infield single by Wildasin loaded the bases with two outs. Russo scored the third run of the inning on a wild pitch.
UMBC’s first run of the game came in the bottom of the sixth as Brian Moran singled home Wildasin. UMBC added another insurance run in the eighth with an RBI ground out by Mark Lemon allowing Joe Fowler, who led off the inning with a double, to score.
Tyler Wingerd started for George Mason, allowing four runs on five hits in 6.1 innings, taking the loss to fall to 2-1. Wingerd held UMBC to three hits through the first 5.1innings and retired 10 in a row at one point.
Wildasin moves to 2-4 on the year in the win. Jon Pavlis pitched a three-up three-down eighth and Eric Butkiewicz faced four batters in the ninth allowing one hit and striking out one.
Moran, who hit the game-winning homerun on Tuesday night in the 10th inning went 2-for-4 with an RBI while Scheffel, Rinaldi and Lemon all had one RBI in the game.
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