4.21.13 BASEBALL: Cavs Rally to Take Rubber Game

Baseball, 2013-04-21

(North Canton, OH) Walsh (18-14, 12-10) rallied to edge Saginaw Valley (11-18, 9-10) 4-3 in 10 innings to take the rubber game of the three-game GLIAC series. The Cavs are home to Ohio Dominican University on Wednesday for a GLIAC doubleheader at 2 pm.

Saginaw took a 2-0 lead with single runs in the third and sixth innings.
The Cavs first run came in the bottom of the sixth inning when Justin Clements (Jr., Massillon, OH/Jackson) doubled home Andrew Bonnette (So., Tallmadge, OH/HS). Walsh loaded the bases in the ninth and tied the game on a single by Bonnette to right field and an error by the right fielder.

The Cavs scored an unearned run in the tenth inning to win it. Jordan Shank (So., Canton, OH/GlenOak) reached base on an error and scored the winning run on Forrest Boggs (Sr., Suffield, OH/Field) single to right field.

Brandon Whitslar (So., Seville, OH/Cloverleaf) went the first five innings. He was touched for five hits and a run. He fanned six. David Roper (Sr., Cincinnati, OH/Princeton) worked into the ninth and was charged with the final two runs. Roberto Morales (Sr., Canfield, OH/Cardinal Mooney) worked a scoreless tenth to pick-up the win and improve to 3-0 on the season.