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April 16, 2016 Bentley at Franklin Pierce

(9-18, 4-8 NE-10)
2
(29-4, 11-2 NE-10)
19
Line Score
Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Bentley 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 10 4
Franklin Pierce 1 3 6 0 1 2 0 6 X 19 13 1

Box Score

Bentley
Franklin Pierce

Bentley Batters

Hitters AB R H RBI BB SO LOB
Mike Samko 3b 4 0 1 0 1 0 0
Zachary Littman 2b 4 0 1 1 0 1 0
Mike Muir cf 5 0 1 0 0 1 2
Ryan O'Connor 1b 5 1 3 0 0 1 1
Nick Neshe dh/p 4 0 0 0 1 2 2
Brandon Grover rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
Justin Ashworth ss 3 0 1 1 1 0 1
Bryan Rocha c 3 0 1 0 0 2 1
Liam Matheson c 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Cameron Cruz lf 3 1 1 0 1 2 5
Bill Sullivan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Luke Dawson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nick Pascucci 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 35 2 10 2 5 9 12
Batting
2B: Justin Ashworth , Cameron Cruz
RBI: Zachary Littman , Justin Ashworth
Sac Fly: Zachary Littman
GIDP: Ryan O'Connor
Fielding
E: Mike Samko , Zachary Littman , Ryan O'Connor (2)

Franklin Pierce Batters

Hitters AB R H RBI BB SO LOB
Maxx Sheehan cf 3 3 1 0 1 0 3
Brad Roberto cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Justin Brock ss 4 2 3 4 0 0 0
Carmine Giordano ss 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Jay Jabs 3b 5 0 2 3 0 0 1
John Friday 3b 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Chris LaVorgna dh 4 0 1 1 1 0 1
Tanner Putnam ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Max DiTondo rf 3 1 0 0 1 0 0
Adam Chase 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
Dylan Love rf 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Matthew O'Herron 1b 3 2 2 0 1 0 1
Ryan Boldwin 1b 2 1 1 1 0 0 0
Kurtis White lf 1 2 1 0 2 0 0
Tyler Price lf 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
Christopher Stanford c 2 1 1 1 0 0 0
Stephen Octave c 3 1 1 4 0 0 0
Kyle Hood 2b 5 2 0 1 1 0 1
Anthony Matarazzo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Zach Hart 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Andrew Barnes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony DeDona p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 38 19 13 16 11 1 10
Batting
2B: Maxx Sheehan , Justin Brock (2) , Jay Jabs , Chris LaVorgna
HR: Stephen Octave
RBI: Justin Brock (4) , Jay Jabs (3) , Chris LaVorgna , Dylan Love , Ryan Boldwin , Christopher Stanford , Stephen Octave (4) , Kyle Hood
Sac: Kurtis White
Sac Fly: Dylan Love
Baserunning
SB: Maxx Sheehan , Justin Brock , Kurtis White , Kyle Hood (2)
CS: Chris LaVorgna
Fielding
E: Jay Jabs
DP: Justin Brock , Matthew O'Herron , Kyle Hood

Bentley Pitchers

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR
Bill Sullivan (L, 3-4) 2.2 6 10 4 4 0 0
Luke Dawson 3.1 5 3 2 3 1 0
Nick Pascucci 1.2 2 6 6 4 0 1
Nick Neshe 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 8.0 13 19 12 11 1 1
Pitching
Batters faced: Bill Sullivan (21) , Luke Dawson (20) , Nick Pascucci (12) , Nick Neshe
HBP: Bill Sullivan (3)
Pitches-Strikes: Bill Sullivan (73-38), Luke Dawson (74-39), Nick Pascucci (55-23), Nick Neshe (5-3)

Franklin Pierce Pitchers

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR
Anthony Matarazzo (W, 7-0) 6.0 5 2 2 3 6 0
Zach Hart 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0
Andrew Barnes 1.0 2 0 0 1 1 0
Anthony DeDona 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 9.0 10 2 2 5 9 0
Pitching
Batters faced: Anthony Matarazzo (25) , Zach Hart (5) , Andrew Barnes (6) , Anthony DeDona (5)
Pitches-Strikes: Anthony Matarazzo (97-60), Zach Hart (25-16), Andrew Barnes (26-15), Anthony DeDona (21-11)

Scoring Summary

Innings Play V - H
1st LaVorgna doubled to right center, advanced to third on the throw, RBI (0-0); Sheehan, Ma scored. 0 - 1
2nd Brock doubled to right center, 3 RBI (2-2 BBFF); Hood scored; Stanford scored; O'Herron scored. 0 - 4
3rd Stanford singled through the left side, RBI (0-0); White advanced to second; O'Herron advanced to third; DiTondo scored, unearned. 0 - 5
3rd Hood reached on a fielder's choice, RBI (1-1 FB); Stanford out at second ss to 2b; White advanced to third; O'Herron scored, unearned. 0 - 6
3rd Hood stole second; White stole home, unearned. 0 - 7
3rd Jabs doubled down the rf line, 3 RBI (1-1 FB); Brock scored, unearned; Sheehan, Ma scored, unearned; Hood scored, unearned. 0 - 10
4th Ashworth doubled down the lf line, ground-rule, RBI (1-1 SB); O'Connor scored. 1 - 10
5th Littman flied out to cf, SF, RBI (1-0 B); Cruz scored. 2 - 10
5th LaVorgna reached on a throwing error by 2b (0-1 F); Brock advanced to third, scored on the error, unearned. 2 - 11
6th Sheehan, Ma advanced to third; White scored on a passed ball. 2 - 12
6th Brock doubled to left center, RBI (2-2 BBFF); Sheehan, Ma scored. 2 - 13
8th Love flied out to lf down the lf line, SF, RBI (3-1 BBKB); Giordano scored. 2 - 14
8th Boldwin singled through the right side, RBI (2-2 SKBB); Putnam advanced to third; Friday scored. 2 - 15
8th Octave homered to left field, 4 RBI (1-0 B); Price scored; Boldwin scored; Putnam scored. 2 - 19

Other Information

Play By Play

Scoring Summary

Innings Play V - H
1st LaVorgna doubled to right center, advanced to third on the throw, RBI (0-0); Sheehan, Ma scored. 0 - 1
2nd Brock doubled to right center, 3 RBI (2-2 BBFF); Hood scored; Stanford scored; O'Herron scored. 0 - 4
3rd Stanford singled through the left side, RBI (0-0); White advanced to second; O'Herron advanced to third; DiTondo scored, unearned. 0 - 5
3rd Hood reached on a fielder's choice, RBI (1-1 FB); Stanford out at second ss to 2b; White advanced to third; O'Herron scored, unearned. 0 - 6
3rd Hood stole second; White stole home, unearned. 0 - 7
3rd Jabs doubled down the rf line, 3 RBI (1-1 FB); Brock scored, unearned; Sheehan, Ma scored, unearned; Hood scored, unearned. 0 - 10
4th Ashworth doubled down the lf line, ground-rule, RBI (1-1 SB); O'Connor scored. 1 - 10
5th Littman flied out to cf, SF, RBI (1-0 B); Cruz scored. 2 - 10
5th LaVorgna reached on a throwing error by 2b (0-1 F); Brock advanced to third, scored on the error, unearned. 2 - 11
6th Sheehan, Ma advanced to third; White scored on a passed ball. 2 - 12
6th Brock doubled to left center, RBI (2-2 BBFF); Sheehan, Ma scored. 2 - 13
8th Love flied out to lf down the lf line, SF, RBI (3-1 BBKB); Giordano scored. 2 - 14
8th Boldwin singled through the right side, RBI (2-2 SKBB); Putnam advanced to third; Friday scored. 2 - 15
8th Octave homered to left field, 4 RBI (1-0 B); Price scored; Boldwin scored; Putnam scored. 2 - 19

All Plays

Top of 1st Inning

Samko walked (3-1 BBBKB).
Littman struck out looking (0-2 FSK). (1 out)
Muir singled to third base, bunt (0-0); Samko advanced to second, advanced to third on a throwing error by 3b.
Barehanded attempt by 3B on bunt play, throws ball away.
O'Connor grounded into double play 2b to ss to 1b (1-0 B); Muir out on the play. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 1 Errors , 1 LOB

Bottom of 1st Inning

Sheehan, Ma hit by pitch (1-1 KB).
Brock flied out to rf (1-0 B). (1 out)
Jabs flied out to lf (2-1 BBK). (2 out)
LaVorgna doubled to right center, advanced to third on the throw, RBI (0-0); Sheehan, Ma scored.
RF cut ball off deep in gap, but relay throw to plate not in time.
DiTondo walked (3-1 BBFBB).
DiTondo advanced to second on the throw; LaVorgna out at home c to 2b to c, caught stealing.
Inning Summary: 1 Runs , 1 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Top of 2nd Inning

Neshe struck out looking (2-2 KBFBK). (1 out)
Grover walked (3-2 BFKBBB).
Ashworth flied out to lf (1-2 SBFF). (2 out)
Rocha singled to left field (1-2 FKB); Grover advanced to second.
Cruz struck out swinging (1-2 FSBFFS). (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 0 Errors , 2 LOB

Bottom of 2nd Inning

O'Herron singled through the left side (2-2 BFSB).
Third baseman tries to play chopper off hip instead of getting in front.
White grounded out to 3b, bunt, SAC (1-0 B); O'Herron advanced to second. (1 out)
Stanford hit by pitch (0-0).
Bentley mound visit (DeFelice).
Hood walked (3-2 FSBFBBB); Stanford advanced to second; O'Herron advanced to third.
Sheehan, Ma fouled out to 1b (1-1 FB). (2 out)
Brock doubled to right center, 3 RBI (2-2 BBFF); Hood scored; Stanford scored; O'Herron scored.
Diving attempt by CF in gap comes up empty.
Jabs popped up to ss (0-1 F). (3 out)
Inning Summary: 3 Runs , 2 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Top of 3rd Inning

Samko grounded out to ss (3-1 BBBK). (1 out)
Littman grounded out to 3b (2-2 BKFB). (2 out)
Muir struck out looking (3-2 KSFBBBK). (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Bottom of 3rd Inning

LaVorgna grounded out to ss (2-2 KSBFBFF). (1 out)
DiTondo reached on a throwing error by 1b (0-0).
1B throws well behind pitcher running to cover.
O'Herron singled through the right side (0-0); DiTondo advanced to third.
Line-drive, hit-and-run single through vacated 2B hole.
White walked (3-2 KSBBBFB); O'Herron advanced to second.
Stanford singled through the left side, RBI (0-0); White advanced to second; O'Herron advanced to third; DiTondo scored, unearned.
Hood reached on a fielder's choice, RBI (1-1 FB); Stanford out at second ss to 2b; White advanced to third; O'Herron scored, unearned.
#21 Luke Dawson (RHP) throwing in Bentley bullpen.
Hood stole second; White stole home, unearned.
Defense elected to make play on Hood at second, but did not retire him.
Hood stole third.
Sheehan, Ma walked (3-0 BBBB).
Sheehan, Ma stole second.
No throw to second on stolen base.
Brock hit by pitch (1-2 SFB).
Jabs doubled down the rf line, 3 RBI (1-1 FB); Brock scored, unearned; Sheehan, Ma scored, unearned; Hood scored, unearned.
Dawson to p for Sullivan.
LaVorgna grounded out to 2b (3-1 BBFB). (3 out)
Inning Summary: 6 Runs , 3 Hits , 1 Errors , 1 LOB

Top of 4th Inning

O'Connor singled up the middle (2-2 KBFB).
Neshe grounded out to p (1-1 KB); O'Connor advanced to second. (1 out)
Grover fouled out to c (1-0 B). (2 out)
Ashworth doubled down the lf line, ground-rule, RBI (1-1 SB); O'Connor scored.
Rocha struck out looking (0-2 SSK). (3 out)
Inning Summary: 1 Runs , 2 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Bottom of 4th Inning

DiTondo flied out to lf down the lf line (1-0 B). (1 out)
Juggling catch on full run across left-field line.
O'Herron walked (3-1 KBBBB).
White singled to shortstop (0-0); O'Herron advanced to second.
Sharp ground ball deflects off pitching rubber to left side of infield.
Stanford infield fly to 1b (3-2 BKBBF). (2 out)
Hood reached on a fielding error by 3b (2-1 BBK); White advanced to second; O'Herron advanced to third.
Ball misplayed on short hop by third baseman.
Sheehan, Ma reached on a fielder's choice (2-2 KKBB); Hood out at second 2b to ss. (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 1 Errors , 3 LOB

Top of 5th Inning

Cruz doubled to left field (0-1 S).
Left fielder lost ball in sun.
Samko grounded out to 1b unassisted (2-2 KBFB); Cruz advanced to third. (1 out)
Littman flied out to cf, SF, RBI (1-0 B); Cruz scored.
Muir grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-1 K). (3 out)
Inning Summary: 1 Runs , 1 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Bottom of 5th Inning

Brock singled to third base (2-2 BKFBF).
Would-be bang-bang play, but 1B unable to scoop low throw from 3B.
Brock stole second.
Jabs flied out to lf (3-2 BFFBB). (1 out)
LaVorgna reached on a throwing error by 2b (0-1 F); Brock advanced to third, scored on the error, unearned.
Simple throw on run for 2B goes well wide of 1B, well ahead of runner.
DiTondo flied out to cf to left center (1-0 B). (2 out)
O'Herron grounded out to ss (0-1 K). (3 out)
Inning Summary: 1 Runs , 1 Hits , 1 Errors , 1 LOB

Top of 6th Inning

O'Connor struck out swinging (2-2 BBSFS). (1 out)
Neshe walked (3-1 BBKBB).
Grover grounded out to 1b unassisted (1-2 SKB); Neshe advanced to second. (2 out)
Ashworth grounded out to 3b (0-1 K). (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 0 Errors , 1 LOB

Bottom of 6th Inning

White walked (3-1 BBFBB).
Octave pinch hit for Stanford.
Octave flied out to rf (1-0 B). (1 out)
Hood flied out to lf (0-0). (2 out)
Sheehan, Ma doubled down the lf line (0-1 K); White advanced to third.
Sheehan, Ma advanced to third; White scored on a passed ball.
Brock doubled to left center, RBI (2-2 BBFF); Sheehan, Ma scored.
Flyball into no man's land between SS, LF and CF.
Jabs singled up the middle (2-1 BBF); Brock advanced to third.
LaVorgna walked (3-1 KBBBB); Jabs advanced to second.
Chase pinch hit for DiTondo.
Chase struck out swinging (1-2 KKBS). (3 out)
Inning Summary: 2 Runs , 3 Hits , 0 Errors , 3 LOB

Top of 7th Inning

Chase to rf.
Octave to c.
Hart to p for Matarazzo.
Rocha struck out looking (0-2 KSK). (1 out)
Cruz walked (3-2 KBBBFFFB).
Samko singled to center field (2-2 BBKFF); Cruz advanced to second.
Littman infield fly to 2b (2-2 KFBB). (2 out)
Muir flied out to cf (1-1 BK). (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 1 Hits , 0 Errors , 2 LOB

Bottom of 7th Inning

Pascucci to p for Dawson.
Boldwin pinch hit for O'Herron.
Matheson to c for Rocha.
Boldwin flied out to cf (1-2 SKB). (1 out)
Price pinch hit for White.
Price grounded out to 2b (2-2 SBKB). (2 out)
Octave reached on a muffed throw by 1b (2-1 BBS).
High throw, but still in time; 1B drops ball while applying tag.
Octave advanced to second on a wild pitch.
Hood fouled out to c (3-1 BBFB). (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 0 Hits , 1 Errors , 1 LOB

Top of 8th Inning

Roberto to cf for Sheehan, Ma.
Giordano to ss for Brock.
Friday to 3b for Jabs.
Boldwin to 1b.
Price to lf.
Barnes to p for Hart.
O'Connor singled through the right side (2-2 KBBK).
Neshe popped up to ss (2-1 KBB). (1 out)
Grover popped up to 3b (1-1 BF). (2 out)
Ashworth walked (3-1 BBFBB); O'Connor advanced to second.
Matheson singled to left field (0-1 S); Ashworth advanced to second; O'Connor advanced to third.
Cruz struck out swinging (2-2 SBFFFBS). (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 2 Hits , 0 Errors , 3 LOB

Bottom of 8th Inning

Roberto grounded out to 3b (2-0 BB). (1 out)
Giordano walked (3-1 BFBBB).
Giordano advanced to second on a wild pitch.
Friday walked (3-1 BBFBB).
Putnam pinch hit for LaVorgna.
Putnam walked (3-0 BBBB); Friday advanced to second; Giordano advanced to third.
Love pinch hit for Chase.
Love flied out to lf down the lf line, SF, RBI (3-1 BBKB); Giordano scored.
Sliding catch by left fielder ranging towards left-field line.
Putnam advanced to second; Friday advanced to third on a wild pitch.
Boldwin singled through the right side, RBI (2-2 SKBB); Putnam advanced to third; Friday scored.
Boldwin advanced to second on a wild pitch.
Price walked (3-2 BKKFFBBB).
Octave homered to left field, 4 RBI (1-0 B); Price scored; Boldwin scored; Putnam scored.
Estimated distance: 340 feet, just to left of straightaway LF.
Neshe to p.
/ for Pascucci.
Hood grounded out to 3b (2-2 KKBB). (3 out)
Inning Summary: 6 Runs , 2 Hits , 0 Errors , 0 LOB

Top of 9th Inning

Love to rf.
DeDona to p for Barnes.
Samko flied out to rf (2-1 BBK). (1 out)
Littman singled up the middle (3-2 BKBSB).
Muir popped up to ss (1-0 B). (2 out)
O'Connor singled to left center (1-1 BS); Littman advanced to third.
Diving attempt by LF ranging in came up empty.
O'Connor advanced to second on a wild pitch.
Neshe struck out swinging (3-2 BKBKBS). (3 out)
Inning Summary: 0 Runs , 2 Hits , 0 Errors , 2 LOB