Rams Take 2-of-3 Versus Pilots
March 09, 2008
MOBILE, Ala. - The 16th-ranked University of Mobile baseball team took 2-of-3 games this weekend from the visiting LSUS Pilots by hitting their way to a 14-8 victory Sunday afternoon at Ram Field.
Mobile pounded out 16 hits on the afternoon and had 6 batters finish with multiple hits, including the first 5 in the batting order. All of the offense made a winner out of Justin Bracewell (6-1) who went 6 innings, struck out 6 and allowed 6 earned runs. Ira Turner worked 3 scoreless innings for the save.
The game was knotted at 2-2 heading into the bottom of the 4th, and then the Rams took control of the ball game by putting up a 6-spot in the frame. The Rams sent 11 batters to the plate in the inning and started the inning with 4 straight hits, including back-to-back RBI singles from Carlos Romero and Brett Barber.
The Rams then got some 2-out production to finish off the inning has Stephen Stork produced a 2-out RBI single and David Cramblitt jacked a 2-out, 2-run homer, his 8th of the season.
The Pilots made a game of it with 6 runs over the 5th, 6th and 7th innings but the Rams' bats answered with 3 runs in the 6th and 7th frames, highlighted by a 2-run single from Jared Baria and a RBI triple from Nelson Curry.
Josh Todd and Jeffrey Garidel each had 2 hits for the Pilots, while Todd and Andrew Brouillette led the Pilots with 2 RBIs apiece.
Baria led Mobile at the plate with a 3-for-5 afternoon, while Nelson Curry, Stephen Stork, David Cramblitt, Kevin Orso, and Brett Barber each added 2 hits apiece.
The Pilots will be back in action next weekend at home versus the Loyola University-New Orleans. Alumni weekend will kick-off with the Alumni game on Friday night.