Utah Baseball Slugs Way Past Wright State, 12-8

first_img Tags: Utah Utes Baseball March 3, 2019 /Sports News – Local Utah Baseball Slugs Way Past Wright State, 12-8 Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailGREENVILLE, N.C. – Utah Baseball used a pair of three-run home runs by Erick Migueles and Zack Moeller against Wright State to earn a 12-8 victory and finish the weekend 2-1 at the LeClair Classic at East Carolina.Utah’s bats have been on fire this week scoring at least 12 runs in three of the four games.A lot of Utes had good weeks at the plate, but none were better than Zack Moeller who totaled 13 RBI in the four games.Utah got off to a quick start on Sunday morning scoring four runs in the first inning fueled by Migueles hitting a three-run homer down the right field line.They added three more runs in the sixth and eighth innings. In the sixth, inning Oliver Dunn and Moeller each had doubles to bring in the three runs.In the eighth, Briley Knight was hit by a pitch and Dunn drew a walk to set the stage for Moeller to hit a three-run bomb putting the Utes up 10-2.Joshua Tedeschi got the start for Utah and was solid all day up until the eighth inning. Wright State made a late rally at Utah starting in the eighth, but Utah’s lead was too large to overcome and Tedeschi ended up getting the win to move to 2-0 on the season.Jacob Rebar came in for Tedeschi in the eighth and induced a double play to get out of the inning and preserve the lead for the Utes.Oliver Dunn had another big day at the plate going 2-3 and scored four runs. He also drew three walks against Wright State. In the four games this week, he went 6-12 and scored 11 runs. His slash for the week was .500/1.083/.727.With the win, the Utes have won four of their last five and hold a 5-5 record on the season.They now look forward to playing at home for the first time this season at Smith’s Ballpark as they host Niagara for a weekend series from March 8-10. The first game Friday, March 8 is set to begin at 3 p.m. Robert Lovelllast_img

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