Thursday, April 24, 2014
Blowfish Lose Big To Red Wolves 12-2
COLUMBIA, S.C. (BLOWFISH SID) -- On Sunday evening the Columbia Blowfish held host to the (9-5) Florence Red Wolves at Capital City Stadium.
The Red Wolves started their slugfest in the top half of the second inning from catcher Matt Rubino (North Carolina), and left fielder, Parker Wormsley (Tennessee). The two would later score off of a single from center fielder, Anthony Paulsen (South Carolina). Wormsely would have a heck of a night at the plate as he went 5-for-5 with three RBI's and a run scored.
Florence would continue to bring runs across the plate with 3 in the third, and 5 in the fourth inning. The Red Wolves would score the three runs in the third off of One walk, a HBP, and four base hits.
In the fourth Florence would bat around the entire order as they plated five runs on one walk, three hits, and two errors. The Red Wolves would end the night with twelve runs off of fifteen hits, and one error.
The Blowfish would only push two runs across, one in the third and one in the eighth. In the third Michael Wilson (Francis Marion) would walk with two outs and the right fielder, Eros Modena (Bethune-Cookman) would send his RBI double down the right field line. Modena went 1-for-3 with a walk.
Chase Shelton (Charleston Southern) would have the stand out night offensively for the Blowfish as he finished 3-for-3 on the night with an RBI in the eighth, as well as an HBP.
The starting pitcher for the Columbia Blowfish on Sunday was right hander, Alex Currasco (Florida A&M), who tossed four innings giving up 10 runs off of 11 hits, issuing two walks, and no strikeouts. Currasco will wall to (0-2) on the season.
The Starter for the Red Wolves was Jacob Long (Clemson) will pick up his second win of the season moving him to (2-0), after he tossed a great six innings giving up one run, off of three hits, issuing one walk, and seven strikeouts.
The Blowfish are now (11-7) on the season and are sitting in second place of the Western Standings.
The Columbia Blowfish will be back in action at home Tuesday night June 18th hosting the Petersburg Generals. First pitch is set for 7:05pm, gates open at 6pm. It's also "Guaranteed Win Night!" Blowfish win, or you receive a ticket to the next home game!
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