TAMPA, Fla. - The University of Tampa baseball team dropped two games with the Golden Rams, losing the series 2-1.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final: (Game 2) Golden Rams 12, #2 Tampa 4; (Game 3) Golden Rams 3, #2 Tampa 0
Records: Tampa (15-5), Albany State (8-6)
Location: ASU Baseball Field | Albany, Ga.
All-time Series: Tampa leads the all-time series record over the Golden Rams at 9-2.
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HOW IT HAPPENED IN GAME 2:
- The Golden Rams were the first to put a run up on the board in the first inning. They picked up two more runs in the bottom of the third inning giving them a 3-0 lead over the Spartans.
- The Spartans picked up a run in the top of the fourth when Danny Maynard got on base after getting hit by the pitch and advancing to second base on a passed ball. Cole Perry then came up to bat and singled to center field, scoring Maynard.
- The Golden Rams responded in the bottom of the fourth with a six run inning that would make the score 9-1.
- The Golden Rams continued their offensive run, scoring one run in the bottom of the sixth, seventh, and eigth innings.
- The Spartans would pick up two runs in the top of the ninth after Darren Miller hit a two RBI homer to center field. The Spartans were unable to close in on the Golden Rams' lead, falling 12-4.
HOW IT HAPPENED IN GAME 3:
- The Golden Rams jumped out to an early lead in the bottom of the second inning when they put two runs up on the board.
- Albany State would pick up another run in the bottom of the fifth after recording a home run to right field.
- The Spartans were unable to answer back and were defeated 3-0.
INSIDE THE STATS OF GAME 2:
- Miller went 2-4 with two RBI and one homerun
INSIDE THE STATS OF GAME 3:
- Smith and Miller each recorded one hit
Tampa returns to action on Wednesday, March 14th, at 6:00PM as they host the Bridgeport Purple Knights.
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