Moses Goes Deep Twice and Drives in Six Runs To Lead Baseball Over Arkansas State, 13-7
April 19, 2011
by Bo BuntonSoutheast Missouri Sports Information
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO. – Strong thunderstorms in the area forced the Southeast Missouri baseball game to end in the top of the eighth inning, giving the Redhawks a 13-7 victory over the Arkansas State Red Wolves. The Redhawks improved to 23-14 on the season and will take its seven game winning streak into the weekend against rival Jacksonville State.
Trenton Moses drove in six RBI with his fifth and sixth home runs of the season. He had three hits in the game and scored three runs. Kenton Parmley hit his fourth home run of the season and was just a triple away from the cycle. Michael Adamson had two hits and scored three runs, Brett Russell, Casey Jones, Ky Burgess and Nick Harris also had two hits in the game.
Josh Syberg earned the win on the mound after pitching 3.1 innings. He gave up two earned runs on four hits. Nick Thomas started the game and gave up five earned runs on seven hits in two innings. Shae Simmons threw 1.2 innings, striking out two batters, while just giving up one hit. Christian Hull got two outs in the eighth inning before the threat of storms ended the game.
Arkansas State started off the game swinging the bat well, scoring three runs on four hits. Jordan Castaldo hit a three run blast to right field to put the Red Wolves up 3-0 after the first half inning.
Kenton Parmley wasted no time getting the Redhawks on the board, blasting his fourth home run of the season on the fourth pitch of the at-bat. Nick Harris walked on seven pitches and would score on a two out double off the bat of Casey Jones. Southeast would trail 3-2 after one full inning after posting two hits in the frame.
Arkansas State scored another run in the top of the second inning on an RBI double from leadoff hitter Michael Faulkner.
Ky Burgess led off the Redhawks second inning with a bang, blasting his second home run of the season. Louie Haseltine singled up the middle on the next pitch and would score on an RBI double to left field from Parmley. Nick Harris reached on a throwing error by the short stop, but Parmley would make the first out of the inning after getting thrown out at third base on an attempted steal. Adamson would walk on four pitches, causing starting pitcher Cody Woodhouse to end his day on the mound. Sam Jew threw just seven pitches before before Trenton Moses smashed a three-run home run to right center, his fifth long ball of the season. The Redhawks sent the game into the third inning with a 7-4 lead, a lead in which they would never look back.
Todd Baumgartner and Jordan Castaldo singled to start the third inning, chasing Nick Thomas out of the game. Josh Syberg entered the game from the bullpen and got the first out of the inning on a pop up. Drew Bowen singled to left field to plate Baumgartner, but that was the only damage that the Red Wolves to muster.
The Redhawks added to its lead with two runs in the fourth inning on five hits. Parmley led off with an infield single, but would be erased on a double play ball off the bat of Nick Harris. Adamson kept the inning alive with a double to left center and would score on a single to right center from Moses. Brett Russell singled through the right side to move Moses to second. Casey Jones singled to left field, plating Moses from second base.
Southeast headed into the fifth inning with a 9-5 lead.
The Red Wolves four and five hitters continued to do the majority of the damage against the Redhawks, as Baumgartner led off the fifth inning with a single and would take the jog around the bases on Jordan Castaldo’s second home run of the game.
Blake Slattery, who came into the game for Nick Harris in the top of the sixth inning, led off the bottom of the sixth with a single through the right side. Michael Adamson walked on four pitches, but Slattery would be picked off second base for the first out. Trenton Moses would drive in his fifth and sixth runs of the game on a mammoth shot to left center field.
Southeast had a 11-7 lead after six innings.
The Redhawks added another two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning. Burgess led off the inning with a double to left center and would move to third on a balk before scoring on a sacrifice fly by Parmley. Slattery doubled to left center, but would not stay there long, as Adamson drove him in with a single to center.
Christian Hull got one out before walking David Short. Michael Faulkner flied out to Adamson down the left field line before the game was called due to the threat of severe weather.