Pirates Keep Rolling

The Seton Hall baseball team was back in action yesterday as they took on the Lafayette Leopards in South Orange. The Pirates were looking to make it 6 straight wins. The pitching match up was RHP Zach Prendergast for the Pirates against RHP David Bednar for Lafayette. The Pirates would come away with a 5-1 victory over the Leopards.

The Pirates wasted little time getting on the board. In the bottom of the first, Mikael-Ali Mogues would hit an RBI single to give Seton Hall a 1-0 lead. The Leopards answered in the top of the second. Andrew Landolfi would single home Alex Woinski to tie the game at 1-1. In the bottom of the second, a Chris Chiaradio RBI triple would give the Pirates a 2-1 lead.

The Pirates would add another run in the bottom of the third. A Zack Weigel RBI single would increase the lead to 3-1 in favor of the Hall. In the bottom of the fourth Ryan Ramiz would hit an RBI single to increase the lead to 4-1.

The Pirates would score in each of the first five innings. In the fifth, Mikael-Ali Mogues would score on a fielder’s choice to give the Hall a 5-1 lead. The score would hold and the Pirates would come away with a 5-1 victory over Lafayette.

David Bednar threw 1 inning and allowed 1 run on 2 hits. John Cain took the loss for Lafayette and fell to 0-3 on the season. He gave up 1 run on 2 hits in 1 inning. Connor McMahon, Trevor Houck, and Mitch Leeds each threw 1 inning and allowed 1 run apiece. Ryan Callanan, David Giusti, and Ari Kaufman each threw 1 inning and did not allow a run.

Zach Prendergrast picked up the win for the Pirates and improved to 3-2 on the season. He threw 7 innings while allowing 1 run on 6 hits. Andrew Politi threw 2/3 of an inning while allowing 0 runs. Anthony Pacillo retired the only batter he faced. Zach Schellenger threw 1 inning and allowed just 1 hit.

The Leopards were led by Andrew Landolfi who had 2 hits and an RBI. Short stop Steven Cohen also had 2 hits for Lafayette. Campbell Lipe, Alex Woinski, and Spencer Rouse each had a hit for the Leopards.

The Pirates were led by Zack Weigel and Mikael-Ali Mogues who each had 2 hits and an RBI. Chris Chiaradio and Ryan Ramiz each had a hit and an RBI for the Hall.

With the loss the Leopards fall to 2-8 on the season. With the win the Pirates improve to 10-6 on the season. The win was the sixth straight for Seton Hall. The Leopards will now head to Spartanburg, South Carolina to take on Radford on Saturday. The Pirates will remain home to take on the Manhattan Jaspers in a 3 game weekend series. The pitching match up on Friday will be RHP Shane McCarthy (1-2, 4.84 ERA) for the Pirates against LHP Tom Cosgrove (0-2, 5.94 ERA) for Manhattan.

We will have full coverage and recap of the game on Friday. Be sure to tune in to Tru Tv tonight as the Pirates basketball team takes on Gonzaga in the first round of the NCAA tournament. We will have full coverage of that as well. Until then, Hazard Zet Forward.

Sweet Sweep In Georgia

The Seton Hall Pirates were back in action on Sunday as they took on Nebraska-Omaha in Emerson, Georgia. The Pirates were looking to win the final game in Georgia after they had won the first two. The pitching match up was RHP Chris Morris for the Pirates against LHP Sam Murphy for Nebraska-Omaha. The Pirates would end up prevailing 2-1 over the Mavericks.

The score was 0-0 for a majority of this game. It wasn’t until the seventh inning that a team would get on the board. The Mavericks would get on the board on an RBI double from Sam Palensky to give Nebraska-Omaha a 1-0 lead.

The score would remain 1-0 until the bottom of the ninth. With 2 out and 2 men on, Mike Caputo would deliver a single to score 2 runs and give the Pirates a 2-1 win over Nebraska-Omaha.

Sam Murphy threw 5 innings while allowing 0 runs and just 2 hits. Brett Sasse took the loss and fell to 0-2 on the season. He threw 3 2/2 innings while allowing 2 runs on 3 hits. Ryan Cate gave up a hit to the only batter he faced.

Chris Morris threw 6 2/3 innings while allowing 1 run on 3 hits. Anthony Pacillo threw 1 1/3 innings while allowing 0 hits. Matt Leon picked up the win and improved to 1-0 on the season. He threw 1 inning and allowed 0 runs.

The Mavericks were led by Sam Palensky who had a hit and an RBI. Third baseman Clayton Taylor scored the lone run for Nebraska-Omaha. Cole Patterson also had a hit for the Mavericks.

The Pirates were led by Mike Caputo who had a hit and 2 RBI’s. Joe Poduslenko and Mikael-Ali Mogues each scored a run. Derek Jenkins, Jackson Martin, and Mike Alescio each had a hit for Seton Hall.

With the loss the Mavericks fell to 9-9 on the season. With the victory the Pirates improved to 9-6 on the season. The Mavericks will now face Fort Wayne on Friday. The Pirates will head home to take on Lafayette on Wednesday.

We will have full coverage of the game tomorrow. We will also have full coverage and a preview for the basketball team as they take on Gonzaga in the NCAA tournament. Until then, Hazard Zet Forward.

Pirates Hammer Hawkeyes

The Seton Hall Pirates baseball team took on the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday in Emerson, Georgia. The Pirates were looking to make it 2 in a row down south. The pitching match up was LHP Cullen Dana for the Pirates against RHP Tyler Peyton for the Hawkeyes. The Pirates would end up taking home the win by a score of 7-1.

The Pirates jumped on top in the first inning. Mikael-Ali Mogues kicked things off with an RBI single to give the Hall a 1-0 lead. Later in the inning, Brett Fontenelli homered to drive in 3 runs and give Seton Hall a 4-0 lead.

The score remained 4-0 until the top of the sixth. Ryan Ramiz would hit a sac fly and increase the lead to 5-0. In the top of the seventh the Pirates added 2 more runs. Chris Chiaradio scored on a wild pitch and Mike Alescio scored on a fielder’s choice to give the Hall a 7-0 lead.

The Hawkeyes would get on the board in the bottom half of the seventh. Tyler Peyton scored on a fielder’s choice to cut the lead to 7-1. However, that is as close as they would get and the Pirates would defeat Iowa 7-1.

Tyler Peyton took the loss for Iowa and fell to 0-3 on the season. He tossed 5 innings while allowing 4 runs on 5 hits. Ryan Erickson threw 3 innings while allowing 2 earned runs on 1 hit. Shane Ritter threw one inning and did not surrender a run.

Cullen Dana picked up the win for the Pirates and improved to 2-0 on the season. He threw 7 innings while allowing 1 run on 6 hits. Zach Schellenger threw 2 innings while allowing 0 runs and just 2 hits.

The Hawkeyes were led by Austin Guzzo who had a hit and an RBI. Tyler Peyton added 2 hits on the day for Iowa. He also scored the lone run for Iowa.

The Pirates were led by Brett Fontenelli who had 3 RBI’s on the day. Derek Jenkins, Mikael-Ali Mogues, and Ryan Ramiz each had an RBI.

With the loss the Hawkeyes fall to 4-8 on the season. With the win the Pirates improve to 8-6 on the season. The Pirates next take on Nebraska-Omaha and the Hawkeyes next take on Savannah State. Until next time, Hazard Zet Forward.

Pirates Edge Out Tigers

The Seton Hall baseball team was back in action yesterday in Emerson, Georgia to take on the Savannah State Tigers. The Pirates came away with the win in 12 innings by a score of 4-3. The pitching match up was RHP Shane McCarthy for the Pirates against LHP Trevor McKenna for the Tigers.

Savannah State took an early 1-0 lead on a fielders choice. The Pirates would tie the score in the top of the third. Chris Chiaradio would score on a bunt single from Derek Jenkins to tie the game at 1-1. In the top of the fourth the Pirates would take the lead. Ryan Ramiz would score on a fielders choice and the Pirates led 2-1.

The Tigers would reclaim the lead in the bottom half of the inning. Left fielder Khalyd Cox would triple and drive in 2 runs to give the Tigers a 3-2 lead. The score would remain 3-2 until the top of the ninth. Joe Poduslenko would single home Zack Weigel to tie the game 3-3. The game would go on to extra innings.

The Pirates would take the lead in the top of the 12th inning. Rob Dadona would score on an error and the Pirates would take a 4-3 lead. The score would hold and Seton Hall would come away with the win.

Trevor McKenna had a solid start for the Tigers. He threw 7 innings while allowing 2 unearned runs on 5 hits. Rex Davis threw 1 inning and allowing just 1 hit. Ryan McCranie threw 2 innings and allowed a run. Chris Hayes took the loss and fell to 1-1 on the season. He threw 2 innings and allowed 1 unearned run.

Shane McCarthy threw 8 innings while allowing 3 runs on 4 hits while striking out 11. Matt Ardente threw 2/3 of an inning while allowing 0 runs. Sam Burum picked up the win and improved to 1-0 on the season. He threw 2 1/3 innings while allowing 0 runs and just 2 hits. Anthony Pacillo picked up his first save of the season. He allowed 1 hit in the 1 inning he threw.

The Tigers were led by Charles Sikes who had 2 hits on the night. Khalyd Cox had 2 RBI’s for Savannah State. Mendez Elder also had an RBI for the Tigers.

The Pirates were led by Derek Jenkins who had 2 hits and an RBI. Zack Weigel also had 2 hits for Seton Hall. Joe Poduslenko and Chris Chiaradio each had an RBI for the Hall.

With the loss the Tigers fall to 4-11 on the season. With the win the Pirates improve to 7-6 on the season. The Tigers will now face Bowling Green today. The Pirates will face the Iowa Hawkeyes today.

The pitching match up will be LHP Cullen Dana (1-0, 2.45 ERA) for the Pirates against RHP Tyler Peyton (0-2, 4.82 ERA) for Iowa. We will have a full recap of the game today. Make sure to also check out the Seton Hall basketball team in the Big East final against Villanova. We will also have a full recap of that game. Until then, Hazard Zet Forward.