Baseball Falls 10-0 to Arkansas
May 3, 2011
by Bo BuntonSoutheast Missouri Sports Information
FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. – The Southeast Missouri State baseball team fell in a non-conference game to the Arkansas Razorbacks tonight, 10-0. The loss dropped the Redhawks to 27-17 on the season and 3-5 All-Time against the Southeastern Conference member.
Louie Haseltine singled in his lone at-bat of the game to lead off the ninth inning. Nick Harris, Michael Adamson, Brett Russell, Blake Slattery, Jesse Tierney and Tim Rupp all had one hit in the game. Adamson stole his 11th base of the season and Moses got hit by a pitch once.
Southeast had seven hits as a team and also drew seven walks.
Ryan Prickett took the loss for Southeast after pitching 2.0 innings. He gave up five runs on seven hits. Nick Thomas threw 3.1 innings and gave up four earned runs on four hits. He struck out one and walked two. Josh Syberg pitched 1.2 innings and gave up one run on three hits, while striking out one. Kirk Boeller threw a 1-2-3 eighth inning and picked up one strike out.
Michael Adamson singled up the middle with two outs in the first and Trenton Moses became the All-Time leader with his 28th career hit by pitch. Razorback starter Brandon Moore ended the inning with a strikeout to Brett Russell.
Lefty Ryan Prickett made his first Redhawk start on the mound. The Razorbacks scored five runs on five hits. After Prickett got Collin Kuhn to pop up to Moses, Dominic Ficociello poked his fourth home run of the season, giving the Razorbacks a 2-0 lead. James McCann got pegged with the third pitch of the at-bat and Kyle Robinson struck a double to right field. Matt Reynolds followed with a single to short stop, plating another run for Arkansas. Franco Broyles singled to right field and advanced to second on the throw to third by Nick Harris. Jake Wise plated another run on a ground out to Parmley and nine-hole hitter Kyle Atkins ended the inning on a perfect throw from Parmley at first.
Blake Slattery singled through the left side with one out and Jesse Tierney followed with a single down the left field line. Tim Rupp drew a five pitch walk to load the bases for leadoff hitter Kenton Parmley. He grounded into an inning ending double play ball.
Bo Bigham battled with Prickett for nine pitches before drilling a pitch just to the left of Moses at third. He made the snag and threw it to first for the first out of the inning. Kuhn and Ficociello singled in back-to-back at-bats to set up first and second for McCann. McCann got pegged with a full count pitch to load the bases. Robinson grounded into a fielder’s choice, resulting in Moses getting the force out at the plate for the second out. Prickett got Reynolds to fly out to Slattery in center to end the inning.
Nick Harris drew a leadoff walk to start the third inning, but would be erased on a fielder’s choice off the bat of Michael Adamson. Adamson stole his 11th base of the season and moved to third on a ground out by Trenton Moses, but Russell ended the inning on a fly out to center field.
Nick Thomas came in to pitch in the bottom of the third inning. He gave up three runs on three hits and the Razorbacks ended the third inning with an 8-0 lead.
Brett Russell singled with two outs in the top of the sixth inning, breaking a streak of ten straight Redhawks retired. Casey Jones and Blake Slattery drew consecutive walks to load the bases for Jesse Tierney. A slow roller to short stop off the bat of Tierney ended the inning.
James McCann doubled with one out and would chase Thomas out of the game. Josh Syberg replaced Thomas and gave up an RBI double off the bat of Matt Vinson, giving Arkansas a 9-0 lead.
Tim Rupp led off the seventh inning with a single to left center and Nick Harris singled to center field two batters later. Trenton Moses hit the ball hard to left center, but could not find the grass, as the Redhawks ended the frame with no runs.
Arkansas plated another run in the seventh inning on two hits.
Kirk Boeller pitched the eighth inning for the Redhawks. He struck out one batter and did not allow a hit in one full inning.
Louie Haseltine pinch hit in the top of the ninth and wasted no time getting into the hit column, as he laced a single to right center field to start the inning. Parmley drew a full count walk, bringing up Cole Bieser. He hit a ball in between first and second base, which caused the second baseman to sprint to the bag at first and get the out himself. Bieser appeared to leg out the single, but was called out by the umpire and giving the Redhawks one out. Trenton Moses walked on nine pitches to load the bases with two outs, but Brett Russell’s hard hit grounder ended the game.
Southeast will take on Arkansas tomorrow at 6:35 pm to conclude the two game series. Jordan Underwood will take the mound for the Redhawks and the game will air on Cox Sports Television.