Baseball Splits Doubleheader With Lander

James Young hit a grand slam in the eighth inning of the second game to give the Bucs the 5-3 win. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry University baseball team (7-7) split a pair of regional games against the Lander Bearcats (9-6) on Saturday afternoon. The Bucs dropped the first game 7-5, and won the second game 5-3.
 
In the first game, Lander scored five runs in the sixth and a pair in the ninth.
 
Barry scored a pair of runs in the first off a Dean Greene homerun that scored Chris Leon. In the ninth, the Bucs scored three more runs. James Young crossed the plate off a Drew Dwelly single. Later in the inning, Harold Holness scored off a Chris Leon sacrifice and Drew Dwelly scored off a Green double.
 
Manny Rodriguez took the loss for Barry, moving to 1-2 on the season. Cory Hopper took his fifth win for Lander.
 
In the second game, Lander scored once in the sixth and twice in the eighth. Facing the 3-0 deficit, the Bucs scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth to take the win. Lyndon Coleman scored off a Green walk with the bases loaded. On the ensuing play, James Young jacked a grand slam to left field scoring Green, Leon, and Holness.
 
T.J. Mullins took the win for Barry and moves to 2-0 on the season. Tyler King earned his fourth save. Brandon Miller took his first loss of the season, moving to 5-1.
 
Lander 7, Barry 5
(02/26/11 at Miami Shores, Fla.) (Game 1)
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Lander.............. 000 005 002  -  7  7  1      (9-5)
Barry............... 200 000 003  -  5 11  2      (6-7)
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Pitchers: Lander - Cory Hopper; Darrin Tew(8) and Jeff May. Barry - Manny Rodriguez;
T.J. Mullins(6); Calvin Rayburn(7); Matthew Garlock(9) and Chris Leon.
Win-Cory Hopper(5-4)  Save-Darrin Tew(1)  Loss-Manny Rodriguez(1-2)  T-4:36  A-289
HR LU - Jordan Owens (1).
HR BUB - Dean Green (3).
Weather: Sunny
Game: BB0226A
 
 Barry 5, Lander 3
(02/26/11 at Miami Shores, Fla.) (Game 2)
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Lander.............. 000 001 020  -  3  6  0      (9-6)
Barry............... 000 000 05X  -  5  5  3      (7-7)
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Pitchers: Lander - Chris Thomas; Brantley Blalock(8); Brandon Miller(8); Ross Davis(8) and
Joe Tebaldi. Barry - Brett Hammaker; T.J. Mullins(8); Tyler King(9) and Luis Arrizurieta.
Win-T.J. Mullins(2-0)  Save-Tyler King(4)  Loss-Brandon Miller(5-1)  T-2:45  A-273
HR BUB - James Young.
Weather: Sunny
Miller faced 1 batter in the 8th.
Game: BB0226B

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