Baseball Drops Series To Florida Southern

Nick Shaw hit a solo homer in the second game. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Florida Southern Mocs completed a three-game sweep of the Barry baseball team on Saturday afternoon, taking the final two games from the Bucs. The Mocs took the first game 12-4 and the second game 17-6.
 
In the first game, The Mocs (30-5, 9-3 SSC) struck first and never looked back. Florida Southern scored five runs in the first four innings. The Mocs would score seven more runs including five in the eighth inning.
 
Each of Barry’s three runs came off of solo homers; Jack Valdez in the fourth, Yas Gutierrez in the fifth, and Ryan Garcia in the sixth.
 
Eddie Sipple took the win for Florida Southern, his sixth of the year. Corey Witkowski took the loss and moves to 2-1 on the season.
 
In the second game, The Mocs took a 4-1 lead after the third inning. Barry’s run came off a Nick Shaw solo homerun. By the middle of the fifth, Florida Southern held a 9-1 lead. The Bucs made a comeback, scoring five runs in the bottom of the fifth off of three hits, a walk, and a Florida Southern error.
 
Yet the Bucs (22-11, 6-6 SSC) were unable to overcome the strong offense of the Mocs, and went on to fall 17-6.
Gus Schlosser took the win, moving to 6-2 for the season. T.J. Mullins took the loss and moves to 3-3 on the season.
 
The Bucs return to action on Tuesday, April 6 when the host St. Thomas at 6:00 pm.
 
(04/03/10 at Miami Shores, Fla.) (Game 1)
Florida Southern 12, Barry 4
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Florida Southern.... 130 110 051  - 12 16  1      (29-5, 8-3)
Barry............... 000 112 000  -  4 11  4      (22-10, 6-5)
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Pitchers: Florida Southern - Eddie Sipple; Tucker Pryor(7) and Zach Maggard. Barry -
Corey Witkowski; Brett Hammaker(5); Brian Santana(8); Aaron Main(9) and Chris Leon.
Win-Eddie Sipple(6-1)  Loss-Corey Witkowski(2-1)  T-2:51  A-143
HR BUB - Yas Gutierrez (7); Ryan Garcia (9); Joaquin Valdes (9).
Weather: Beautiful
Game: BB0403A
 
(04/03/10 at Miami Shores, Fla.) (Game 2)
Florida Southern 17, Barry 6
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Florida Southern.... 103 057 1 - 17 20  2      (30-5, 9-3)
Barry............... 001 050 0 -  6  7  3      (22-10, 6-6)
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Pitchers: Florida Southern - Gus Schlosser; Patrick Szczerba(7) and Zach Maggard. Barry -
T. J. Mullins; Tyler King(5); Robbie Conver(6); Aaron Main(7) and Chris Leon; Luis Arrizurieta.
Win-Gus Schlosser(6-2)  Loss-T. J. Mullins(3-3)  T-2:23  A-141
HR FSB - Wade Kirkland (9); Braxton Chisholm (1).
HR BUB - Nick Shaw (3).
Weather: Goregoursly Beautiful
Mullins faced 2 batters in the 5th.
Game: BB0403B
 
 

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