Lions Rally To Down Lasers

Lions Rally To Down Lasers

THE BASICS 

Score: Emerson 9, Lasell 8  

Records: Emerson Lions (7-15, 1-8 NEWMAC) ; Lasell Lasers (3-13, 2-2 GNAC)

Location: Newton, Mass. (Stein Field)

Date: Thursday, April 13, 2018 

The Lead: The Emerson Lions Baseball team rallied to overcome an eight run deficit to win in exciting fashion 9-8 against the Laser Lasers at rainy Stein Field.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • Joey Jacobs (Concord, Mass.) led the Lions, getting on base all five times he came to the plate.
  • Jacobs had three hits, three RBIs, one double, two singles, and two walks.
  • Jake Mitchell (Monroe, Ohio.) earned the victory for the Lions with 4 and 2/3 innings in relief.  Mitchell allowed zero runs and struck out seven batters.
  • Samuel Knox (Sturbridge, Mass.) earned the save by striking out the last batter of the game.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Lasers took the lead in the bottom of the second inning scoring one run and tacked on a second in the bottom of the third inning.
  • In the bottom of the fourth inning the Lasers exploded for six runs, capped off by a Grand Slam by Junior Andre Marchesseault, putting the Lions down 8-0.
  • The Lions immediately fought back, grabbing five runs int he top of the fifth inning.
  • With the bases loaded, Joey Jacobs came up to bat and knocked a single off of the shortstops glove, driving in two runs. 
  • Following Jacobs, John Gabert (Bedford, N.H.) singled to bring in another run.  
  • Tim Quitadamo (Worcester, Mass.) singled as well, giving the Lions a four run inning before a Laser error brought home another run, cutting the Lions deficit to four at 8-5.
  • The Lions' bats stayed hot in the top of the sixth inning, started off with an RBI single by Cam Beattie.
  • Joey Jacobs singled following Beattie to drive in another run and cut the lead to one at 8-7.
  • A two out single by John Gabert tied the score at 8-8.
  • Tim Quitadamo drove in the final run on a fielder's choice in the top of the eighth inning to bring the final score to 9-8.
  • Samuel Knox came in with two runners on and two outs in the bottom of the ninth, striking out the final battered earning the save. 

 

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