Friday, May 22, 2009

Live Blog: Baseball vs. Cleveland State

Welcome back to Pipe Yard Stadium...
UWM faces one more elimination game this afternoon and will face Cleveland State, getting underway at 2 p.m. CST. The Vikings knocked off Valparaiso in their first game of the tournament before getting roughed up by UIC last night.

The UWM lineup is:
Cole Kraft (SS), Shaun Wegner (C), Josh Groves (DH), Dan Buchholz (1B), Tim Patzman (LF), Shawn Wozniak (RF), DOug Dekoning (CF), Paul Hoenecke (3B) and Andy Gerhartz (2B).

On the mound for the big game, freshman Kyle Schmidt.
He is 3-4 with a 5.01 ERA in 12 games, and this will be his 11th start.

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Cleveland State counters with:
Brad Buell (2B), Travis Miller (CF), Ryan Franks (LF), Josh Hungerman (DH), Alex Johnson (RF), Tyler Winn (1B), Jon Foco (3B), Kyle Shaffer (C) and Tom Carter (SS).

On the mound, Nate Dick, who is 4-1 in 9 games this year with a 3.49 ERA.
Nice numbers. This will be just his 5th start of the year.

For UWM game notes, click HERE.
For CSU's notes, click HERE.
For Gametracker, click HERE after first pitch.