Parents Weekend Started Friday with Scrimmage

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.

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