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Millers split DH to take 3 out of 4 against Dallas Christian to win their first ever home series.
Saturday Game 1: JMU Millers Baseball Falls to Dallas Christian College Despite Collecting More Hits
JMU Millers Baseball out-hit Dallas Christian College seven to six, but it wasn't enough in a 6-0 loss on Saturday The JMU Millers Baseball struggled to put runs on the board and had a tough time defensively containing Dallas Christian College, giving up six runs. One bright spot for JMU Millers Baseball was a single by Connor Varnum in the first inning. Lewis was on the hill for Dallas Christian College. The hurler allowed seven hits and zero runs over six and two-thirds innings, striking out five. Nathen Paul toed the rubber for JMU Millers Baseball. The pitcher lasted four innings, allowing three hits and two runs while striking out five. Kade Massey threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen. JMU Millers Baseball totaled seven hits. Trevor Durr and Varnum each collected multiple hits for JMU Millers Baseball. Varnum and Durr each managed two hits to lead JMU Millers Baseball. B Santana led Dallas Christian College with two hits in four at bats. Dallas Christian College didn't commit a single error in the field. Joel Stone had the most chances in the field with five.
Saturday Game 2: JMU Millers Baseball Holds Onto Victory as Dallas Christian College Almost Erases 5-Run Deficit
JMU Millers Baseball built a five-run lead in the fourth inning and then held off Dallas Christian College's charge for a 5-3 victory on Saturday. Dallas Christian College scored three runs in the failed comeback on a sacrifice fly by Marcos Franjul in the sixth, a wild pitch during R Munoz's at bat in the sixth, and a single by Brandon Andrews in the seventh. JMU Millers Baseball opened up scoring in the second inning. Kole Sonnier drove in two when Sonnier singled. Moose Ortego led things off on the hill for JMU Millers Baseball. Ortego went six and a third innings, allowing three runs on six hits and striking out three. P Pecina toed the rubber for Dallas Christian College. The hurler went five innings, allowing five runs on eight hits and striking out two. Jaylen Camarillo threw one inning in relief. JMU Millers Baseball tallied one home run on the day. Trystin Gilbert had a homer in the fourth inning. JMU Millers Baseball totaled ten hits. Connor Varnum, Trevor Durr, and Ethan Bienvenu each managed multiple hits for JMU Millers Baseball. Bienvenu, Durr, and Varnum all had two hits to lead JMU Millers Baseball. JMU Millers Baseball was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Landon LeBlanc had the most chances in the field with five. Andrews led Dallas Christian College with three hits in three at bats. Dallas Christian College was sure-handed and didn't commit a single error. Franjul made the most plays with five.