Top 9th: Quint Robinson gave up two singles to start the ninth, but Christian Bailey grounded into a 6-4-3 double play and Jammer Strickland flew out to center to end it. Tennessee
Bottom 8th: Derek Lance singled to finish today 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI, but Matt Waldren grounded to short to end the inning. 11-2.
Top 8th: Jeremy Taylor singled to start the eighth, moved to third on a double by Trey York and eventually scored on a single by pinch-hitter Danny Carrier. York over ran second base on the double and was thrown out. Tennessee leads 11-2.;
Bottom 7th: Brodie Leftridge reached on an error, but the UT side was otherwise retired in order. Tennessee leads 11-1.
Top 7th: Daniel Vasquez retired the ETSU side in order. Tennessee leads 11-1.
Bottom 6th: Max Bartlett reached on an error at first base to start the fifth, then scored when Brodie Leftridge flew a triple off the right field fence. Chris Hall grounded a single up the middle to score Leftridge. Nick Senzel followed with a single, and Vincent Jackson’s fly to left sent Hall to third. Benito Santiago drew a walk, then Derek Lance singled up the middle to bring in Hall, then Tyler Schultz singled in Senzel and Santiago. Bret Langhorne later singled to bring in Lance to make it 11-1 UT.
Top 6th: Hagen Owenby led off with a single, but UT retired the rest of the ETSU batters. 5-1 UT.
Bottom 5th: The Vols went down in order with two strikeouts. 5-1 UT.
Top 5th: ETSU’s Christian Bailey was hit by a pitch, moved to second on a single by Jammer Strickland, went to third on a sacrifice bunt and scored on a wild pitch. 5-1 UT.
Bottom 4th: Tennessee batted around and scored four runs in the fourth. Derek Lance led off with a single, moved to second on a balk, took third on a single by Tyler Schultz and scored on a sacrifice fly by Max Bartlett. Schultz moved to second on a bunt, then to third on a single to left by Brodie Leftridge and scored when Chris Hall beat out a ground ball to second base. Nick Senzel followed Hall’s hustle with a double into the right field corner to score Leftridge and Hall to make it 5-0 UT.
Top 4th: Alex Harper Cook allowed a baserunner to reach on an error but retired the next three to get out of the fourth. 1-0 UT.
Bottom 3rd: Chris Hall and Nick Senzel drew two-out walks, and left fielder Vincent Jackson lined to left to bring Hall home to make it 1-0 UT.
Top 3rd: Alex Harper Cook walked ETSU’s Tyler York, but picked him off to end the third. Scoreless.
Bottom 2nd: Benito Santiago reached on an error, but Ryan Simpler retired the next three hitters he faced to get through the second. Scoreless.
Top 2nd: Kevin Phillips singled up the middle and Blake Rowlett drew a walk, but Steven Kane retired the next three hitters to get out of the second unscathed. Scoreless.
Bottom 1st: Brodie Leftridge and Chris Hall reached with back-to-back singles to start the first, but Nick Senzel grounded into a 4-6-3 double play and Vincent Jackson lined out to center to end the inning. Scoreless after one.
Top 1st: ETSU catcher Hagen Owenby singled up the middle after two excellent defensive plays in right by UT’s Chris Hall. Scoreless after a half.
Final UT baseball home game of the season coming at 6 p.m. Lineups follow.
ETSU: (23-27, 10-11 SoCon)
- Jeremy Taylor cf (.301, 43 runs, 1 HR, 22 RBI0
- Trey York, 2b (.368, 55 runs, 14 HR, 56 RBI)
- Hagen Owenby, c (.368, 40 runs, 16 HR, 51 RBI)
- Aaron Maher, lf (.333, 42 runs, 8 HR, 34 RBI)
- Kevin Phillips 1b (.261, 36 runs, 8 HR, 43 RBI)
- Blake Rowlett, 3b (.331, 48 runs, 8 HR, 41 RBI)
- Robby McCabe, ss (.312, 32 runs, 6 HR, 32 RBI)
- Christian Bailey dh (.329, 1 HR, 11 RBI)
- Jammer Strickland, rf (.176, 2 RBI0
P-Ryan Simpler (0-5, 6.22 ERA)
Tennessee (26-26, 7-20 SEC)
- Brodie Leftridge cf (.276, 13 runs, 4 RBI)
- Chris Hall rf (.303, 41 runs, 20 RBI)
- Nick Senzel 3b (.339, 52 runs, 8 HR, 54 RBI)
- Vincent Jackson lf (.346, 40 runs, 7 HR, 50 RBI)
- Benito Santiago c (.327, 31 runs, 1 HR, 18 RBI)
- Derek Lance 1b (.330, 22 RBI)
- Tyler Schultz dh (.227, 13 RBI)
- Brett Langhorne 2b (.053)
- Max Bartlett ss (.224, 18 runs, 9 RBI)
P-Steven Kane, rhp (1-3, 4.34 ERA)