Oct. 9, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Scarlet shut out Gray, 5-0, to take a 2-0 lead in the Scarlet and Gray World series Tuesday evening at Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium.
After singles by Jacob Brobst and Joe Ciamacco led off the bottom of the first against Gray starter Brad Goldberg, Ryan Cypret singled to score Brobst and Ciamacco came around to score on a fielding error by Robert Sakosky in right field to make it 2-0 Scarlet. Another fielding error on a ground ball hit by Zach Ratcliff allowed Cypret to score to push the lead to 3-0 after an inning of play.
In the meantime, Scarlet starter Jacob Post cruised through five scoreless frames, allowing a pair of hits while striking out three to earn the victory.
Neither team was able to muster anything until the bottom of the sixth when Scarlet scored a pair of runs off a Gray error to extend the lead to 5-0.
Gray then loaded the bases on a pair of walks and a single against Sam Shafer in the top of the seventh but they could not push anything across as Scarlet came away with the win.
Game 3 of the Scarlet and Gray World Series is set for 6 p.m. Friday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. Probable starters for the remainder of the series are below.
Game 4 (Sat.)
Brian King vs. Brett McKinney
Game 5 (Mon.)
Jacob Post vs. Brad Goldberg
Ohio State Edged by Kansas State, 3-2