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TAMPA - - USF baseball defeated Rutgers (25-27) on Thursday, 11-4. USF advances to (34-19) on the season.
The Bulls started out strong at the plate, putting up nine runs in the first two innings. In the first, Kyle Teaf, Alex Mendez, James Ramsay and Jimmy Falla all had hits. Chris Norton popped one in the air allowing Ramsay to tag up and score, and Anthony Diaz bunted allowing Falla to come home. At the end of one, the Bulls were sitting pretty with a lead of 4-0.
Early in the second inning, Ramsay slammed one to deep center field for a double to bring Mendez home, and this brought on the first of three pitching changes for the Scarlet Knights. After Falla walked, Norton would hit a double to deep center field allowing Ramsay and Falla to ease across the plate. After two innings the Bulls had a commanding lead of 9-0.
Ramsay finished with four hits and two RBI’s, Mendez finished with two hits and two RBI’s and Norton with one hit and three RBI’s.
Jimmy Herget got the win for the Bulls, as he pitched a total of five innings and only allowed six hits and two runs.
The Bulls will play the second game of a three game series with Rutgers on May 17 at 7 p.m.