Baseball Foiled By First-Place Barry in SSC Doubleheader

Baseball Foiled By First-Place Barry in SSC Doubleheader

MIAMI SHORES, Fla. – Lynn University's baseball team was neck-and-neck with conference-leading Barry University on Saturday, but suffered two tough defeats, 10-8 and 9-7 in a Sunshine State Conference (SSC) doubleheader. Joe Argumedo had three RBI on the day, including a homer in game two, to lead the offensive effort. 

                   

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Finals:Barry 10, Lynn 8, Barry 8, Lynn 7

Records: Lynn (14-13, 4-8 SSC), Barry (19-4, 9-3 SSC)

Location: Feinbloom Field | Miami Shores, Fla.   

All-Time Series: Lynn trails 51-62-3

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STATS OF THE DAY:

  • James Buckley scored two runs and homered, going 2-for-3 in the opening game, walking twice and providing three RBIs.
  • Alejandro Martinez also went deep in game one, a solo shot, and went 2-for-4 with a walk. 
  • Argumedo totaled three hits, a homer and three RBI in the twin-bill. 
  • Misael Castillo did his best to get the Fighting Knights a win in the final game, going 6.0 strong innings and allowing just one earned run, striking out five. 
  • Tanner Alvarado homered in game two and worked three walks. 
  • Lynn led 4-0 in game one and 7-1 in game two before the Bucs made their comebacks. 
  • Barry used a six-run seventh in the second game and a four-run sixth in game one to claim victory. 

 

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Alvarado's homer was the first of his career.
  • Six different pitchers threw for Barry in the final game with five different hurlers appeared for Lynn. 
  • Buckley's long ball was his team-leading sixth, which is one-back of the SSC lead. 
  • The Fighting Knights 31 homeruns are the most in the SSC.
  • Lynn is last in the SSC with a 5.31 ERA and gave up 19 combined runs on the day. 
  • In three games, 10 combined homers were hit between Barry and Lynn with each team totaling five.
  • The Blue and White suffer their first SSC series sweep of 2019. 

 

UP NEXT:

Lynn returns to Boca Raton to prepare for a SSC weekend series with Florida Southern March 22-24 at its home field.