Coogs will be facing Jonathan Bowlan who’s 0-3 in 5 starts with a 3.12 ERA. Bowlan has pitched 26 IP while giving up 32 hits, 15 runs, 9 earned, 5 walks, and striking out 36 batters. Teams are hitting .305 against him.
Hopefully, the Coogs can string together some hits against him tonight.
Aaron Fletcher goes for the Coogs tonight. Fletcher is 3-0 in 5 starts with a 1.24 ERA in 29 IP while giving up 23 hits, 8 runs, 4 earned, 7 walks, and striking out 23 batters. Teams are hitting .217 against him.
Between Cumbie and Fletcher, Coogs may have one of the best 1-2 tandems in all of college baseball right now.
Fletcher gets a 1-2-3 inning
1 out single by Hollis, 2 out single by Lockhart, followed by a 2 out 2-RBI double by Triolo…Coogs lead 2-0
Etzel walks. Memphis pitching coach gets ejected after arguing with the umpire; wasn’t happy with some of the ball and strike calls.
T2…UH leads 2-0
Fletcher eases through another 1-2-3 inning and tallies a K to finish it off.
M2…UH leads 2-0
Coogs down in order
T3…UH leads 2-0
1 out single, but that’s it
M3…UH leads 2-0
1 out single by Davis, but the Coogs are retired on a double play
T4…UH leads 2-0
Fletcher ends another 1-2-3 inning with his 4th K
M4…UH leads 2-0
Leadoff single by Triolo and he steals 2nd with one out, but is left stranded
T5…UH leads 2-0
After 1 out, both benches were warned. No real idea why the Coogs were warned as Memphis has been the one complaining all game.
Memphis gets a 1 out single, a 2 out single, and then a passed ball puts runners on 2nd/3rd. Fletcher gets his 6th K to get out of trouble.
M5…UH leads 2-0
Bielamowicz pinch hits for Redden and walks on 4 pitches to lead off the inning, Goes to 2nd on a Padgett sac bunt, goes to 3rd on a Hollis flyout to right, and scores on an E6 on a grounder from Davis…Coogs lead 3-0
T6…UH leads 3-0
Bielamowicz stays in the game in right, Lockhart to 1B, and Lovelace in at C for Brown
1 out single, but nothing else for the Tigers
M6…UH leads 3-0
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Coldiron hit by pitch with 2 outs, but nothing else doing
T7…UH leads 3-0
Fletcher retires the side in order with help from an amazing Coldiron play going to his left and throwing across his body on a grounder
M7…UH leads 3-0
New pitcher for Memphis
Hollis hit by pitch with 2 outs, but he’s stranded
T8…UH leads 3-0
Fletcher rolls through another 1-2-3 inning
M8…UH leads 3-0