September 8th MSU Baseball Intrasquad Game

In the second MSU intrasquad game of the fall, the White squad once again defeated the Maroon squad. After winning 12-11 Wednesday, they once again hit the ball well, winning 14-6 on Thursday.

Highlights from the intrasquad game.

  • Three players had three hits apiece in the game, Joseph McCaskill, Andy Rice and Thomas Berkery.
  • Over the course of the first two games, walk-on Rich Alexander has been one of the top hitters, going 4-for-7 with 6 RBI. Thomas Berkery has also been hot, going 4-for-6 with 1 RBI. Juco transfer Andy Rice has also done well, recording 4 hits and 2 RBI in 9 at-bats. Bunky Kateon has looked good, going 3-for-5 with 4 RBI.
  • Freshman Ryan Duffy has shown the best eye at the plate, recording 4 walks in the two games.
  • Pitching-wise, Jesse Carver and Pete Atwood allowed no runs in 2 and 3 innings, respectively, during yesterday's game.
  • Chad Crosswhite, who allowed 1 run on 3 hits and no walks in his two innings of work, had the top velocity yesterday, hitting 93 mile per hour once. He was mostly in the 88-89 mph range the rest of the time. No other pitcher hit 90 miles per hour.
  • Two walk-on pitchers threw well. Andrew Pylate allowed 1 run on 4 hits and no walks in 3 innings of work, while striking out a game-high 6. Walk-on sidearmer Kevin Hatch threw 3 innings of 1-run (unearned), no-hit ball. He struck out 3 and walked 3.
  • The team will have regular practices Friday and Sunday. Next week, they will scrimmage Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

    Hitters Boxscore
    NAME AB R H RBI BB K 2B 3B HR
    Michael Rutledge 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Thomas Berkery 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Rich Alexander 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
    Alex McIntosh 3 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
    Wyn Diggs 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 1 0
    Scott King 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0
    Tyler Bratton 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Andy Rice 5 2 3 2 0 2 0 0 0
    Ryan Duffy 2 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 0
    Brad Jones 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 0 0
    Matt Matthews 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Matt Richardson 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
    Trent Thompson 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Brandon Turner 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Ryan Wiser 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Mark Muzzi 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Russ Sneed 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Nolan Eason 4 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
    Jeff Flagg 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
    Brooks Lewis 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Brian LaNinfa 5 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0
    Nick Hardy 5 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0
    Cade Hoggard 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0
    Ed Easley 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Bunky Kateon 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0
    Matt Lea 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Joseph McCaskill 4 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 0
    Mitch Moreland 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0
    Brooks Tinsley 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0

    NAME IP H SO BB ER R TOP VELOCITY
    Andrew Pylate 3 4 6 0 1 1 85
    Brooks Dunn 2 4 1 0 2 3 88
    Jesse Carver 2 1 2 0 0 0 86
    Pete Atwood 3 1 3 2 0 0 N/A
    Kevin Hatch 3 0 3 3 0 1 78
    Chad Crosswhite 3 3 2 0 1 1 93
    Jeremiah Boling 2 4 2 1 1 1 N/A
    Matt Matthews 2 6 2 2 4 8 N/A
    Drew Hollinghead 2 3 2 2 2 2 N/A
    Ken Mitts 2 3 2 0 1 3 N/A


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