A-State Baseball Comes Up Short in Series Finale
Jonesboro, Ark. (4/28/19)– The Arkansas State baseball team dropped a 4-2 decision to Louisiana Monroe Sunday afternoon at Tomlinson Stadium.
Following the loss, A-State fell to 23-21 overall and 9-12 in the Sun Belt Conference while ULM improved to 19-24 overall and 8-12 in the league.
Zech Jarrard (2-3) pitched 3.1 innings in relief, allowing three runs on one hit with three walks and two strikeouts. Chandler Coates also seen action out of the bullpen, pitching 3.1 scoreless innings with three walks and two punchouts.
ULM rallied in the fifth inning, tacking on a three-spot, when Colin Gordon scored on a wild pitch, Brendon Barrett scored on a fielder’s choice and Andrew Beesley singled through the right side to welcome home Brendon Jordan.
The Red Wolves pulled within 3-2, in the sixth, when Andrew Leggo sliced a triple down the right field line scoring Jacob Jablonski. The Warhawks added insurance to its lead in the ninth inning on a solo-shot to right field.
Sun Preseason Player of the Year, Kyle MacDonald ignited the scoring advantage for the home team when he launched a solo shot to right field. MacDonald finished the series finale, one for three with a run, an RBI and a homerun.
A-State will return to action Tuesday, April 30 when it travels to Memphis for its annual home and home. The first pitch is set for 6 p.m. at FedEx park.
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