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 Halt Hoosiers

The Seton Hall baseball team was back in action today as they took on the Indiana Hoosiers in Port Charlotte, Florida. The Pirates were looking to make it two wins against Indiana this season. The Pirates would deliver a 6-4 win over the Hoosiers. The pitching match up was RHP Chris Morris for the Pirates against RHP Evan Bell for Indiana.

The Hoosiers would get on the board in the bottom of the first. Center fielder Craig Dedelow would single and score Alex Krupa to give Indiana a 1-0 lead. The score would remain 1-0 until the bottom of the third. Luke Miller would hit an RBI single to give IU a 2-0 lead. Isaiah Pasteur would add an RBI single of his own to increase the lead to 3-0.

The Pirates would finally get on the board in the top of the sixth. Ryan Ramiz would single home Joe Poduslenko to cut the lead to 3-1. The Pirates would have a big top of the seventh. Derek Jenkins would hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 3-2. Mike Caputo would then score on a fielders choice to tie the game at 3. Mikael-Ali Mogues would then single to give the Pirates a 4-3 lead.

The Pirates held their 4-3 lead until the bottom of the ninth. Austin Cangelosi would triple with one out. Scotty Bradley would then single and tie the game up at 4-4. The Pirates would take the lead in the top of the 10th. Mike Alescio would score on a throwing error to give Seton Hall a 5-4 lead. Sebastiano Santorelli would score on a bunt to give the Hall a 6-4 lead. The Pirates would hold that lead and win 6-4.

The starter, Evan Bell pitched very well in this game. He threw 6 innings while allowing 1 run on 7 hits. Jonathan Stiever game up 3 unearned runs in 1 inning. Jake Kelzer took the loss and fell to 0-2 on the season. He threw 3 innings while allowing 1 earned run on 4 hits.

Chris Morris threw 5 innings while allowing 3 runs on 6 hits. Sam Burum threw 1 1/3 innings while allowing 1 hit. Matt Leon threw 2 innings allowing 1 run on 4 hits. Anthony Pacillo picked up the win and improved to 2-0 on the season. He threw 1 2/3 innings while allowing just 1 hit.

The Hoosiers had a number of solid contributors. Isaiah Pasteur, Craig Dedelow, and Luke Miller each had 2 hits and an RBI. Scotty Bradley also had an RBI for Indiana. Tony Butler had 2 hits for the Hoosiers.

The Pirates were led by Mikael-Ali Mogues and Ryan Ramiz each had 3 hits and an RBI. Mike Alescio and Mike Caputo each had 3 hits for Seton Hall. Chris Chiaradio, Derek Jenkins, and Jackson Martin all had an RBI.

With the loss the Hoosiers fall to 2-7 on the season. With the win the Pirates improve to 5-6 on the year. The Hoosiers will now take on Butler in Port Charlotte in the finale of the Snowbird Classic. The Pirates will head back to New Jersey for their home opener on Wednesday against the NJIT Highlanders.

We will have full coverage of the game on Wednesday against NJIT. Until then, Hazard Zet Forward.