Bulldog Club Baseball Sweeps Twinbill from Grace College on Monday

ADRIAN, Mich.--The Adrian College club baseball team played its first-ever home games on Monday at Nicolay Field and had a successful home debut as they swept Grace College in a doubleheader, 9-2 and 10-8.

The Bulldogs broke open a 2-2 tie with four runs in the fourth inning and added three more in later innings to take the opening contest.

David Erosa pounded out three hits including a double and triple, recording three RBI’s to lead the Bulldogs offensively. Tyler Kyro and Brandon Milligan each scored three times for Adrian, as Kyro had a pair of hits including a double and Milligan added a double.

Mark Cash earned the win for Adrian on the mound going seven innings and allowing just 1 earned run while recording three strikeouts.

In game two, Grace was able to pound out three home runs in the contest, but the Bulldogs countered with an 11-hit attack to take the nightcap 10-8. Both teams scored 6 runs in the first two innings, including a five run Bulldog 2nd which saw Adrian send nine men to the plate.

Adrian continued to swing hot bats scoring 4 times over the next two innings to take a 10-6 advantage, which included a two run homer by Cameron Jimenez, which was the first home run in program history. The homer was one of two hits Jimenez collected in the game, along with three RBI’s. Andrew Beitel added three hits and Nicholas Keinath had two hits, as both players drove in a pair of runs.

Jake Keller was the winning pitcher for the Bulldogs, tossing three innings of scoreless relief while surrendering just one hit.

With the victories the Bulldogs push their fall record to 4-2 and will now get some time off before they return to action on Friday, October 13 when they face the Siena Heights Saints in a home doubleheader at Nicolay Field starting at 4 pm.

--David VanGeison