Millers Split Doubleheader at Arlington Baptist University
Game One: JMU Millers Baseball Goes Down on Final Play Against Arlington Baptist
A walk-off left JMU Millers Baseball on the wrong end of an 8-5 defeat to Arlington Baptist on Tuesday. Arlington Baptist was down 5-4 in the bottom of the seventh inning when Wilterson homered on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring four runs. Corbyn Torti earned the win for Arlington Baptist. Torti lasted three and two-thirds innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out four. Kole Sonnier took the loss for JMU Millers Baseball. Sonnier lasted one-third of an inning, allowing three hits and three runs while walking zero. Troy Morel started the game for JMU Millers Baseball. The righty surrendered five runs on five hits over six innings, striking out four Hayen started the game for Arlington Baptist. The ace surrendered five runs on six hits over three and a third innings, striking out five and walking one Trevor Durr led JMU Millers Baseball with two hits in four at bats. Arlington Baptist collected eight hits on the day. Ochea and Wilterson all collected multiple hits for Arlington Baptist. Arlington Baptist didn't commit a single error in the field. Chris Cobos had ten chances in the field, the most on the team. Game Two: JMU Millers Baseball Walks Away Victorious Over Arlington Baptist in High-Scoring Game, 14-6 Scorekeepers were kept busy today during a high-scoring contest between JMU Millers Baseball and Arlington Baptist where JMU Millers Baseball prevailed 14-6. JMU Millers Baseball opened up scoring in the second inning. JMU Millers Baseball scored one run when Cabet Blanchard singled. Arlington Baptist scored three runs in the fifth inning. Arlington Baptist's big inning was driven by a single by Gonzalos, by Corbyn Torti, and an error on a ball put in play by Jose Gutierrez. Nathen Paul took the win for JMU Millers Baseball. The southpaw lasted four innings, allowing one hit and three runs while striking out nine. Bryce Lajunie threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen. Tidwell took the loss for Arlington Baptist. The righty went three and two-thirds innings, allowing 11 runs on 13 hits. JMU Millers Baseball collected 14 hits on the day. Kole Sonnier, Trevor Durr, Connor Pleasant, and Trystin Gilbert each racked up multiple hits for JMU Millers Baseball. Gilbert, Pleasant, Durr, and Sonnier each collected three hits to lead JMU Millers Baseball. Blais led Arlington Baptist with two hits in four at bats.