Brendan King
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Brendan King

Baseball Falls To Auburn In Second Game Of Weekend Series

Holy Cross Athletics   02-25-2017

Score: Auburn 4, Holy Cross 0
Pitching Decision: W: Casey Mize (2-0) | L: Brendan King (0-1)
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Auburn, Ala. (Plainsman Park)
The Lead: Despite registering six hits, the Crusaders fell to Auburn by a score of 4-0 in their second game against the Tigers on Saturday afternoon.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • After the Tigers took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning, the Crusaders turned a double play to end the inning and leave two runners on base.
  • The Tigers added two more runs in the bottom of the fourth, but senior Brendan King ended the inning with a strike out with the bases loaded.
  • Auburn added one more run in the sixth inning with an RBI single to make it a 4-0 game.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Holy Cross outhit the Tigers 6-5.
  • Auburn left nine runners on base, while the Crusaders left eight.
  • King took the loss after allowing three runs on three hits through 3.2 innings pitched.
  • Casey Mize earned the win for the Tigers, pitching five scoreless innings while allowing four hits.
  • Freshman Austin Masel led the Crusaders on offense, batting 2-for-4 on the day.

UP NEXT:

  • Holy Cross is back in action tomorrow, as they conclude their series with Auburn at Plainsman Park at 1:00 p.m.

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