Saint Louis 8
Thursday, April 13 | Amherst, Mass. (Lorden Field)
Saint Louis posted a six-run seventh inning en route to an 8-4 victory over UMass in Amherst, Mass. The win moves SLU to 20-10 overall this season and 4-4 in Atlantic 10 games. Junior outfielder Parker Sniatynski was 5-for-5 in the contest, matching a Saint Louis single-game record. Devin Mahoney earned the win in relief, striking out four of the 10 batters he faced.
WP – Devin Mahoney (4-0) 2.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R (0 ER), 2 BB, 4 K
LP – Justin Lasko (1-4) 6.1 IP, 10 H, 7 R (5 ER), 1 BB, 7 K
SLU SCORING SUMMARY
T4 – Morisano grounds into double play. Reeser scores.
T7 – King singles through left side. Dubet and Garella score.
Case reaches on error. King scores.
Mahoney doubles to right field. Case and Reeser score.
Leimkuehler hits a sacrifice fly to center field. Sniatynski scores.
T9 – Morisano singles. Sniatynski scores.
- Saint Louis senior Devin Mahoney not only picked up the win in relief, but also started as the designated hitter, going 1-for-4 with two RBIs and a double.
- Parker Sniatynski was 5-for-5 in the game, matching the SLU single-game record. The last Billiken to notch five hits in a contest was Alex Kelly against Richmond in 2013.
- Alex King was 2-for-4 in the game with two RBIs and a run scored.
- Garrett Acton threw three shutout innings in relief, allowing three hits and no walks while striking out two.
- On Tuesday, Jake Garella entered as a pinch hitter, delivering an RBI single in the ninth. Today, he entered as a pinch hitter in the seventh, sparking a six-run rally with a double to left on the first pitch he saw.
- The Billikens scored six runs in the seventh inning. It is the 11th time this season in which Saint Louis has scored five or more runs in an inning.
The Billikens and Minutemen play the second game of the series tomorrow with a noon (CT) first pitch. Sophomore Miller Hogan will get the ball for SLU.