OAKLAND CITY, IN (WFIE) – A day after the OCU baseball crew improved their file to nine-6 via beating Robert Morris University-Springfield, the Oaks concluded their four recreation series through taking each game of the day at Pinnick Field. Game one saw the Oaks turn away to win by using the lopsided margin of 14-2, even as the collection finale turned into a whole lot greater unsure, as OCU won in walk-off style, eight-7.
Dillon Whitten took the mound for the Oaks in sport one, pitching four complete innings to earn the win, giving up two hits, one unearned run, while placing out 9. Isaiah Barber threw two innings in alleviation, permitting one hit at the same time as hanging out three, and Austin Kelley closed out the sport inside the final inning, giving up one earned run on hits. Noah Baugher delivered to his team lead in singles, going 2-4 on the plate to go along with a stroll and a stolen base, such as a double and a domestic run, the primary of his collegiate career, even as picking up game-highs in terms, with 3, and runs batted in, with 4. Jacob Bedwell went 2-three, also with a double and a homer, his first in an OCU uniform, while joining Baugher with four RBI to go along with runs scored. Adrian Navarro additionally related on his first collegiate domestic run, finishing 2-4 with runs batted in and runs scored. Colton White was 2-4 with two runs and a steal, even as Devan Franz went 1-3 on the plate with a double, three runs batted in, and a run scored.
Dillon Whitten went 1-three with an RBI and a run, even as Will Davis went 1-3 with runs scored, and Kyle Stuckey introduced any other series. OCU head train T-Ray Fletcher sent Will Davis to the mound to start the very last recreation of the collection. Davis lasted five entire innings, going through one batter within the 6th, permitting earned runs on four hits and four walks, even as striking out one. Gabriel Walker threw one and a 3rd innings in the remedy, giving up five runs, all earned, on five hits and a walk, even as striking out three. Matthew Stevenson pitched a 3rd of an inning, giving up hits and hanging out one, also as Jesse Reed got here in to retire the final out, incomes his first win of the season.
Bedwell turned into the only OCU player with multiple hits in sport two, going 2-three at the plate, on foot as soon as, and scoring three runs. Tyler Shamblin hit a grand slam inside the backside of the 5th inning, with the Oaks leading 3-2, his first domestic run as an Oak, completing with four RBI and two runs scored, while walking once. Morris hit his 2d homer of the season, using in two runs and taking walks once, even as Baugher went 1-2 with walks. Colton White reached on a stroll and scored, while Whitten went 1-4 with a run. Jenrick Rivera had the stroll off single, a deep shot to the left-center subject, his best hit and RBI of the sport. Next up for the Mighty Oaks will be a 3-recreation collection towards Johnson University, in Knoxville, Tennessee. Game one is scheduled to begin at three:00 on Monday, March 25, observed using a doubleheader at three:00 on Tuesday, March 26.