With over 100 fans in attendance for the first of three scrimmages to be held Parents Weekend, the Diamond Dogs showcased their hitting prowess during the 11 inning scrimmage.<P>
Freshman hitter Mitch Moreland had the best day at the plate, going 2-for-4 with 2 RBI, while the top pitcher was sophomore RHP Josh Johnson, who allowed no runs on 2 hits and 1 walk while striking out 2 in his three innings of activity.
Other scrimmage notes.
The pitchers threw 4 innings each, with the first two innings being a 0-0 count and the last two innings a 2-1 count. The fnal two pitchers only threw 3 innings.
Two pitchers stood out: Josh Johnson 3 IP, 2 H, 2 SO, 1 BB, 0 R; Jamie Gant 4 IP, 5 H, 4 SO, 3 BB, 1 R (Earned).
Quite a few hitters had a good day at the plate: SS/2B Mark Different 1-for-3; 1B/OF Brian LaNinfa 2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI; C Wyn Diggs 2-for-4, RBI; OF Marshall Faulkner 1-for-3; OF Ryan Fesmire 1-for-3; OF Jeff Butts 1-for-4, 2B 3 RBI; C Eli Dew 2-for-4, RBI; 1B/OF Jeff Flagg 1-for-3, 3B, RBI; Joseph McCaskill 1-for-3, 3B, RBI; 2B/3B Mark Muzzi 2-for-4, 2 RBI; C/3B Edward Easley 1-for-2; SS Bunky Kateon 1-for-3; C/3B/3B Thomas Berkery 1-for-3, 2B; LHP/1B/OF Mitch Moreland 2-for-4, 2 RBI; 1B Brad Jones 2-for-3, 3B; 2B Jeffrey Rea 2-for-4 2B, 2 RBI; SS/3B Brooks Tinsley 1-for-3, 2 RBI.