Cumberland Hits Two Walk-offs vs. IWU Baseball

by | Mar 4, 2018 | RRSN News | 0 comments

LEBANON, Tenn. – Indiana Wesleyan University baseball had a pair of heart-breaking losses on Saturday as host Cumberland (Tenn.) won both ends of the doubleheader on walk-off home runs.

 

GAME VITALS

  • Game 1:  Cumberland def. Indiana Wesleyan, 3-0
  • Game 1:  Cumberland def. Indiana Wesleyan, 6-4   (10 inn.)
  • Records:  Indiana Wesleyan 7-5   |   Cumberland 12-5
  • NAIA Top- 25 Rank:  Indiana Wesleyan – Not ranked   |   Cumberland – Not ranked
  • Location:   Ernest L. Stockton Field   |   Cumberland University   |   Lebanon, Tennessee

GAME 1 RECAP

  • Cumberland won 3-0 on a 3-run walk-off home run by Carlos Mosely in the bottom of the 7th inning.
  • SP Austin Swift:  5.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 3 K
  • RP Tim Olvaney:  L (1-1), 1.1 IP, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 H, 2 BB, K
  • DH Caleb Eder:  1-for-2, BB
  • 2B Judah Wollenburg:  1-for-3

GAME 2 RECAP

  • Eric Wentz hit a 2-run home run in the 2nd inning for the early IWU 2-0 lead.
  • Trailing 3-2 in the 4th inning, Steven Busby tied the game with a sac fly and Parker Johnson laid down a squeeze bunt later in the inning for a 4-3 Wildcat lead. CU tied the score 4-4 with a solo home run in the bottom half of the inning.
  • Mykel Gorden hit a 2-run home run in the Cumberland 10th inning for a walk-off win.
  • RP Tyler Fairchild:  4.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 4 BB, 4 K
  • RP Johnny Rohde:  L (0-1), 2.1 IP, H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
  • SS Jordan Wharton:  3-for-5, 2 2B, 2 R
  • CF Eric Wentz:  2-for-4, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R

NEXT TIME OUT

  • Indiana Wesleyan plays a doubleheader at Martin Methodist on Monday in Pulaski, Tennessee. First pitch is slated for 3 p.m.

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