Randel gives up 2 2-out singles, but escapes any further trouble
Memphis pitcher is Alex Hicks: 2-3 in 5 starts. 5.68 ERA in 25.1 IP, 27 hits, 18 runs, 16 earned, 8 walks, 21 Ks. Teams are hitting .265 against him. He’s also hit 6 batters this year.
He’s given up 3 or more runs in his last 4 starts and hasn’t gone longer than 6 IP in any start this year.
Leadoff 4 pitch walk by Padgett, he moves to second on a groundout with 1 out, but that’s where he’s stranded
1-2-3 inning for Randel
Etzel singles with 1 out, steals 2nd, Coldiron bunts for a hit and Etzel to 3rd, Bielo bunts for a single to score Etzel…Coogs lead 1-0 (Holy crap, a successful squeeze)
With 2 outs, Padgett doubles to right, scoring Coldiron. Bielo to 3rd…Coogs lead 2-0
T3…UH leads 2-0
Leadoff single, walk, fielder’s choice puts runners on the corners, steal of 2nd, sac fly brings home a run and puts a runner on 3rd with 2 outs…Coogs lead 2-1
Coogs get out of the inning with a caught stealing of the runner at 3rd
M3…UH leads 2-1
Davis leads off with a 4-pitch walk and Lockhart follows with a single causing Memphis to go to the pen
And Triolo blasts one to right-center to continue his hot streak…Coogs lead 5-1
Etzel hit by pitch but is caught stealing. With 2 outs, Bielo and Lovelace get back-to-back infield singles, Padgett Hit by pitch to load the bases, but that’s it
T4…UH leads 5-1
Way to jump on them early. Easy to sleep through Sundays when you’ve already clinched the series.
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Easy 1-2-3 inning for Randel
M4…UH leads 5-1
Davis leads off with a double and Memphis goes to the pen again
With 1 out and Davis on 3rd, Triolo singles up the middle to score the run…Coogs lead 6-1
T5…UH leads 6-1
Leadoff homer makes it 6-2 Coogs
1 out walk and a double put runners on 2nd and 3rd with 1 out, sac fly to center makes it 6-3 Coogs
That’s it for Randel as Joey Pulido is coming in
Pulido gets a long flyout to left to end the inning
M5…UH leads 6-3
2 out single by Padgett, but nothing else.
T6…UH leads 6-3
Pulido gives up a leadoff walk, but induces a double play and retires the side in order
M6…UH leads 6-3
1 out double by Lockhart and a 2 out bomb by Etzel…Coogs lead 8-3…And Memphis goes to the pen
T7…UH leads 8-3
2 K’s and a nice diving catch by Etzel make it a 1-2-3 inning
M7…UH leads 8-3