Wayne McGahee III

FSU Falls At Pitt 5-2

Florida State drops the final game of the series against Pittsburgh.

Florida State falls to Pittsburgh 5-2 on a snowy afternoon in Pennsylvania. The Seminoles took the series 2-1.

Florida State started off the game with a 1-0 lead off a Pittsburgh error that allowed Taylor Walls to score. Pittsburgh got it right back with a sacrifice bunt and an unearned run on an error by third baseman John Sansone to take a 2-1 lead in the first. 

Quincy Neiporte tied the game with an RBI groundout in the fourth to tie the game at 2-2.

Pittsburgh would bounce back with a run in the fifth, sixth, and seventh innings to take a 5-2 lead. 

The Seminoles managed just two hits all game, and both runs scored by the Seminoles were unearned. 

Starter Cole Sands takes the loss and falls to 3-2 on the season. He gave up 3 runs, 2 earned, on 4 hits and 5 walks with 2 strikeouts. Will Zirzow replaced him with one out in the fourth, but failed to record an out.

Chase Haney came in and allowed one run to score, run was charged to Sands, but limited the damage. He pitched the next two innings, and gave up two more runs.

Tyler Warmoth came in to pitch the eighth, and threw a scoreless frame with two strikeouts.

The Seminoles fall to 15-5 on the season. Florida State will next play UCF on Tuesday, March 22 at 6 PM.

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