Millers Baseball Improves their record to 6-3 on their inaugural season
Game one: Peyton Throws Shutout as JMU Millers Baseball Defeats Arlington Baptist
Peyton Ford had all the right stuff on Friday for JMU Millers Baseball, allowing zero runs and besting Arlington Baptist by a score of 7-0 JMU Millers Baseball secured the victory thanks to five runs in the sixth inning. Kade Massey, Quincy Kelly, and Nick Webre each had RBIs in the big inning. JMU Millers Baseball tallied five runs in the sixth inning. JMU Millers Baseball's big inning was driven by singles by Kelly and Webre and a double by Massey. A double by Cantrell in the first inning was a positive for Arlington Baptist. Ford was the winning pitcher for JMU Millers Baseball. The pitcher surrendered zero runs on one hit over seven innings, striking out five and walking zero. Blais started the game for Arlington Baptist. Blais surrendered six runs on six hits over five and a third innings, striking out four. #28 threw two-thirds of an inning in relief. JMU Millers Baseball socked one home run on the day. Connor Varnum went deep in the fourth inning. JMU Millers Baseball racked up eight hits. Varnum, Massey, and Webre each racked up multiple hits for JMU Millers Baseball. Webre, Massey, and Varnum all had two hits to lead JMU Millers Baseball. Cantrell went 1-for-3 at the plate to lead Arlington Baptist in hits. Arlington Baptist didn't commit a single error in the field. Gonzalos had six chances in the field, the most on the team.
Game two: JMU Millers Baseball smashes 3 Homers and Holds Off Arlington Baptist for Victory
Despite seeing its five-run lead whittled down by the end, JMU Millers Baseball still held off Arlington Baptist for a 5-3 victory on Saturday. Arlington Baptist scored three runs in the failed comeback on a error in the fifth, a error in the seventh, and a single by #6 in the seventh. Troy Morel led the JMU Millers Baseball to victory on the mound. The pitcher lasted five innings, allowing two hits and one run while striking out two. Cabet Blanchard threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. Alema took the loss for Arlington Baptist. The hurler surrendered four runs on six hits over three and a third innings, striking out four. JMU Millers Baseball tallied three home runs on the day. Trevor Durr had a long ball in the third inning. Kole Sonnier had a four bagger in the third inning. Nick Webre went for the long ball in the fourth inning. Sonnier led JMU Millers Baseball with two hits in four at bats.