Teams will play middle game at 3:05 p.m. tomorrow
Ryan Cypret and Kirby Pellant each tally two hits for the Buckeyes
Jake Post throws 5.0 scoreless innings to move to 2-0 on the season
Buckeyes will continue the middle game of the series at 10:30 a.m. Sunday
Greg Solomon goes 3-for-4 with a triple, an RBI and a run scored
2013 (Redshirt Junior): 0-3 with a 4.96 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 32.2 innings pitched over 17 appearances ... tossed 1.2 scoreless innings vs. Notre Dame (2/16) ... pitched 1.2 scoreless innings, striking out a batter vs. Mount St. Mary's (2/23) ... pitched. 2.2 scoreless frames, striking out a batter at Charleston Southern (3/12) ... tossed a scoreless inning at Purdue (3/22) ... pitched a scoreless frame against Michigan State (3/29) ... tossed 3.0 scoreless innings against Youngstown State (4/2) ... made a scoreless appearance at Nebraska, pitching 2.1 hitless innings and striking out three (4/12) ... allowed two earned runs while striking out three in 5.0 innings pitched in first-career start vs. Northern Kentucky (5/1) ... OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2012 (Redshirt): Sat out the 2012 season recovering from arm surgery ... an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Corona del Sol H.S./Kansas State/Chandler-Gilbert CC: Spent his freshman season of college baseball playing for Kansas State, helping the Wildcats to a 37-22 record and a berth in the 2010 NCAA Fayetteville Regional ... went 2-0 with a 6.27 ERA in 11 appearances with the Wildcats ... after the season he transferred to Chandler-Gilbert C.C. in his hometown of Chandler, Ariz. ...was a top prep pitcher for Corona del Sol H.S. ... He, and Ohio State shortstop Kirby Pellant, led the Aztecs to the 2009 Arizona Class 5A state championship ... named by the Arizona Baseball Coaches Association as its Player of the Year ... was 14-4 for his high school career and he was 7-1 with a 1.64 ERA during his senior season when he was also named honorable mention all-state and all-city.
Personal: Tyler is the son of Mark and Pam Giannonatti ... has a brother, Justin, and two sisters, Brittany and Nicole.
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