Tigers Sweep Beavers to Finish Spring Trip

Tigers Sweep Beavers to Finish Spring Trip

Auburndale, Fla. – UMaine Farmington fell to Depauw by a score of 8-3 in the last game of the spring trip for the Beavers.

The Beavers fall to 1-6 overall while the Tigers move to 16-4 after the spring trips to Auburndale.

Zack Wade gave the Tigers a 1-0 lead with an RBI double in the top of the second, but DePauw fell into trouble in the third. Jack Norton came on in relief, retired just one batter and was responsible for all three runs scored, which allowed Me.-Farmington to go up 3-1. Derek Bowen singled to right center to score Jordan Croteau, which started the run for the Beavers. Later that inning, Mark Leahy scored on a wild pitch which also allowed Riley Chickerin to move to third. Tyler Flayhan then hit a scortching groudball towards short for a basehit to score Chickerin. 

Aaron Miller got the Tigers out of the inning and pitched the fourth and fifth innings to eventually pick up the win. He gave up just two hits and did not allow an earned run.

Reid Pittard recorded a sacrifice bunt for an RBI in the seventh, and Mike Hammel hit a solo home run in the eighth.

Riley Futterknecht followed Miller with three scoreless and Nick Casey pitched the final frame. Danny Farrar started and pitched two scoreless innings for the no decision.

Einertson, Salasky and Grippo each had a three-hit game. Hammel, Noah Lavender and Elliot Shebek recorded two hits each.

The Beavers will head to Husson on Tuesday for a double header. First pitch is scheduled for 1:00 PM.