The Eastern Michigan University baseball team traveled to Oxford, Ohio on Saturday, April 9 to face off against Miami Ohio in the first of a four-game series.
Saturday's matchup between the Eagles and RedHawks marked the 43rd meeting since 1999. In the first game of the series, the RedHawks defeated the Eagles, 11-5. The loss to Miami University adjusts the Eagles' win-loss record against the RedHawks to (30-13).
EMU conceded three unanswered runs in the fourth-inning. Not long after in the fifth-inning, the Eagles responded with three runs of their own to tie the ball game.
The Eagles quickly loss the momentum, allowing two earned-runs for the RedHawks in the sixth-inning and six more in the eighth-inning.
The Eagles offense produced hits but they struggled with driving runners in scoring position home. The Eagles offensive efforts left 10 runs on base throughout the matchup with the RedHawks. The Eagles are 2-6 in games where they leave double-digit runners on base.
Senior Daniel Warkentin and freshman Logan Hugo recorded 2-for-5 batting, with Hugo’s efforts tallying two RBIs.
Senior Thomas House tied his career-high of strikeouts for the third time this season, striking out a total of six batters.
The Eagles look ahead to the remaining three games in the series against the RedHawks, starting with a double-header on Sunday, April 10.
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