Baseball Rallies To Defeat St. Thomas

Baseball Rallies To Defeat St. Thomas
Freshman T.J. Mullins came on in the sixth to record the win. Photo by WG Sports Photos.

*This game was recently reviewed by the NCAA Championships commitee and re-added to the record for this season on April 28.*

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – The Barry University baseball team rallied to defeat St. Thomas, 8-5, Wednesday night.

Yas Gutierrez and Mitch Rodriguez each tallied RBI singles in the first and second innings to help give the Bucs an early 3-1 lead.

St. Thomas (5-15) rallied in the bottom of the third with three runs to tie the game at four.

The Bobcats took the lead in the bottom of the fifth on a sacrifice fly to take a 5-4 lead.

Barry tallied all the runs they need in the top of the seventh, as Rodriguez delivered an RBI single and Danny Lima singled home a pair to give the Bucs a 7-5 lead.

T.J. Mullins came on in relief in the sixth to record his first win of the season.

Lima paced the Bucs going 4-for-5 with 3 RBI, while Rodriguez finished with three hits and three runs scored.

Barry will return to action this Friday when they host Lynn in Sunshine State Conference action beginning at 6 p.m.

Barry 8, Saint Thomas 5
(03/04/09 at Miami Gardens, FL)
Barry............... 121 000 301 - 8 12 3 (12-2)
Saint Thomas........ 103 010 000 - 5 12 1 (5-15)
Pitchers: Barry - Corey Witkowski; Josh Holmes(3); Robbie Conver(4); T. J. Mullins(6);
Chris Rodriguez(7); Scott Sexton(8); Brian Milanes(9). Saint Thomas - Jesus Blanco;
Jose Mendoza(3); Chris Placencia(5); Danny Gonzalez(6); Robert Reina(6); Wesley Morejon(7);
leon(8); Andres Ibarz(9).
Win-T. J. Mullins(1-0) Save-Brian Milanes(2) Loss-Wesley Morejon(0-1) T-3:25 A-103
leon faced 1 batter in the 9th.
Game: BB0304