EARLHAM BASEBALL GAME SUSPENDED
March 23, 2013Eastern Indiana Sports
LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Earlham College baseball team battled Transylvania University
into the darkness on Friday night with nothing decided after 11 innings.
The opener of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference three-game series was
suspended after 11 innings with the score tied at 3-3.
The game will be resumed on Saturday at noon followed by a doubleheader that will
wrap up the series, which was moved to Kentucky from Richmond on Thursday.
Transylvania (6-5, 0-0) scored a run in the top of the first and then the Pioneers
added another in the third to take a 2-0 lead.
The Quakers cut the deficit in half with a run in the bottom of the third. Ted
Williams had a two-out run-scoring single to make it 2-1.
The Pioneers scored in the fifth before the Quakers (4-10, 0-0) were able to respond
in the sixth to tie the contest at 3-3.
Ryan Hayes knocked in a run with a double to make it 3-2. Ross Yoho tied the affair
with a single to score Hayes.
Thomas Rea had three hits for the Quakers, while Yoho had two hits.
Earlham starter Matt Brankle left the game with one out in the ninth. He gave up
three runs (two earned) on seven hits with four strikeouts.
Zach Lee and T.J. Plummer got four outs each on the mound as the contest moved into