#21 Blue Jays Down Shoremen, 10-1

#21 Blue Jays Down Shoremen, 10-1

Kingman RBI Double Scores Barclay

BALTIMORE, Md. – Host #21 Johns Hopkins' Chris DeGiacomo broke a 1-1 tie with a grand slam home run in the bottom of the third inning to right field on its way to a 10-1 win over visiting Washington College on Tuesday evening at Babb field at Stromberg Stadium in Centennial Conference baseball action.  The Blue Jays improve to 22-9 overall and 8-3 in the Centennial, while the Shoremen drop to 23-9 and 5-6 respectively.       

#21 Johns Hopkins 10 Washington College 1

How It Happened
- Washington took a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning on a two-out double to left-center by Jack Kingman that scored Aaron Barclay.
- In the bottom half of the second, AJ King tied the game at 1-1 on a two-bagger to right-center that scored Chris DeGiacomo. 
- DeGiacomo gave Johns Hopkins a 5-1 lead on a one out grand slam home run to right field that plated Mike Eberle, Chris Festa and Nate Davis.
- The Blue Jays extended their lead to 7-1 in the last of the sixth when Mark Lopez homered opposite field to right to also drive in King with two outs.
- Tim Kutcher pushed the hosts' lead to 10-1 in the bottom of the seventh inning on a home run to left-center DeGiacomo and King to cap the scoring.

For The Shoremen (23-9, 5-6 CC)
- Hitting: Kingman (1-for-3, RBI double), Barclay (1-for-4, run)
- Pitching: Jonah Frankel (loss 3-2, 5 2/3 innings, eight hits, seven runs, seven earned, three walks, four strikeouts)
- Washington had five hits, drew no walks and had one player reach on hit by pitch while leaving three on base. 
- The Shoremen had one error in the game, but it did not lead to any unearned runs for the Blue Jays.

For #21 Johns Hopkins (22-9, 8-3 CC)
- Hitting: DeGiacomo (3-for-4, three runs, four RBI, home run, double), King (3-for-3, two runs, RBI), Kutcher (three RBI, home run), Lopez (two RBI, home run)
- Pitching: Jack Bunting (win 8-0, seven innings, five hits, one run, one earned, zero walks, four strikeouts)
- The Blue Jays notched 11 hits, had one hitter reach on a hit by pitch and drew three walks as they left five on base.
- Johns Hopkins had zero errors in the contest.

Notes
- Entering today's game, the Blue Jays and Shoremen were the top two teams in runs scored in the Centennial.  Hopkins had scored 110, while Washington tallied 84 runs.
- Barclay became the fifth Shoremen to play in 140 career games this afternoon as he passed John Rolewicz '12 for sole possession of fifth.  Rolewicz played in 139 all-time games for WC from 2009-12.  Barclay also moved into sole possession of seventh place in career runs scored at 101.

Up Next
4/18 v. #21 Johns Hopkins – 3:30 p.m. (Centennial Conference Game)