Baseball

Gray Takes 2-0 Lead in Series After 3-1 Saturday Win

Craig Nennig
Craig Nennig

Oct. 12, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Gray took a 2-0 lead over Scarlet in the Scarlet & Gray World Series with a 3-1 win Saturday evening at Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium.

After Scarlet starter Jake Post retired Gray in order in the top of the first, Scarlet took the lead in the bottom of the frame. Jalen Washington singled to center with one down and stole second after Pat Porter flied out for the second out of the inning. Ryan Leffel then followed with a two-out double to left to score Washington and make it 1-0 Scarlet.

Gray responded to tie it in the top of the second when Jacob Bosiokovic singled, stole second and scored on an infield single by Jake Brobst to make it 1-1.

Gray then took the lead in the top of the fourth when Troy Kuhn doubled to center, advanced to third on a sacrifice bunt by Ronnie Dawson and scored on an RBI single by Bosiokovic for a 2-1 lead.

Gray starter Tanner Tully settled down after allowing the run in the first to go 5.0 innings, allowing the one run on three hits while striking out five.

Gray picked up an insurance run in the top of the seventh when Tim Wetzel singled to right, moved to second on a sacrifice bunt by Curtiss Irving, stole third and scored on a two-out RBI single to center by Craig Nennig.


 

 

Tully earned the win for Gray while Post suffered the loss for Scarlet, allowing two earned runs on six hits while striking out six over 5.0 innings. Bosiokovic and Brobst each had two-hit games for Gray while Trace Dempsey earned the save with 1.2 scoreless innings of relief.

The teams play Game 3 at 6 p.m. Monday at Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium.

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