The College Baseball Blog is up in Rindge NH for the Division 2 Northeast Regional at Franklin Pierce University. We have an elimination game between Bryant University against Dowling College. Bryant will send David O’Brien to the mound as he sports a 6-1 record with a 2.04 ERA while Dowling will counter with Gabriel Duran who is 4-2 with a 4.50 ERA.
Bryant Starting Lineup
1. Jason Alexander (3B)
2. Dylan Stone (1B)
3. Nick Campbell (CF)
4. Pat O’Connor (LF)
5. Jeff Vigurs (C)
6. Pat McKenna (SS)
7. Mark Dondero (DH)
8. Dave Muscatello (2B)
9. Jordan English (RF)
1. Brian Ferguson (CF)
2. Eddie Squeri (2B)
3. Kevin Reese (SS)
4. David Wendt (C)
5. Colin Barnathan (3B)
6. Chris Caputo (DH)
7. Matthew Monastero (LF)
8. Kevin Korte (1B)
9. Frank Intagliata (RF)
Bryant 1st Inning
It is starting to rain here and might have to delay this game but they hope to get this in.
Jason Alexander takes a called strike three right down the middle of the plate to start the game off.
Dylan Stone grounds out to first base for the second out.
Nick Campbell grounds out to the first baseman who flips to the pitcher.
It was a five pitch inning for Gabriel Duran.
No score after a half inning
Dowling College 1st Inning
Brian Ferguson flies out to center field for the first out.
Eddie Squeri hits a long fly ball to right field for the second out.
Kevin Reese grounds out to the shortstop.
David O’Brien with an eight pitch inning to send Dowling down 1-2-3.
No score after 1
Bryant Second Inning
Pat O’Connor leads off the inning with a opposite field homer to put Bryant up 1-0.
Jeff Vigurs with an opposite field double in the left-center field gap.
McKenna walked to get on first to put runners on first and second.
Mark Dondero grounded out to third to put runners on second and third.
Dave Muscatello picks up a single to left to drive in another run. Bryant up 2-0
Jordan English grounds out to the shortstop but they can’t turn two. Bryant up 3-0.
After 1 1/2 inning, Bryant 3 Dowling 0
Dowling 2nd Inning
David Wendt starts the inning off with a strikeout.
Colin Barnatham follows up with a grounder to first with the pitcher covering.
Chris Caputo hits a MOONSHOT out of the park in right that flies into the the night sky onto Sodexho Field next door. Bryant 3 Dowling 1
Matt Monastro strikes out looking to end the threat.
After 2 innings, Bryant 3 Dowling 1
Bryant 3rd Inning
Dylan Stone reached first on a error by the shortstop Kevin Reese.
Nick Campbell hits a single to left and reaches second on the throw to third.
Pat O’Connor hit a sacrifice fly to center field which was dropped allowing Dylan Stone to score. O’Connor ended up on second and Nick Campbell ends up at third. Bryant 4 Dowling 1
Jeff Vigurs follows with a sacrifice fly to right field which allows Campbell to score and O’Connor moves over to third. Bryant 5 Dowling 1
Pat McKenna strikes out swinging.
Mark Dondero hits a ball through the right side to score O’Connor. Bryant 6 Dowling 1
Mark Dondero gets picked off first base to end the inning.
After 2 1/2 innings, Bryant 6 Dowling 1
Dowling 3rd inning
Kevin Korte picks up a single through the left side of the infield.
Frank Intagliata reaches first as the shortstop pulls the second basemen off second base.
Brian Ferguson strikes out for the first out.
Eddie Squeri reaches first on a fielding error by Pat McKenna to load the bases.
Kevin Korte is thrown out at that plate on a Wild pitch with the pitcher David O’Brien covering the plate. Runners on second and third with 2 outs.
Kevin Reese flies out to the right fielder for the final out of the inning. Masterful job by David O’Brien to get out of a bases loaded one out jam.
After 3 innings, Bryant 6 Dowling 1
Bryant 4th Inning
Dave Muscatello leads off the inning with a double to left.
Jordan English sacrifices him Muscatello to third.
Jason Alexander picks up a walk and promptly steals second.
Dylan Stone hits a groundball to second base allowing Jordan English to score and Jason Alexander advances to third. Bryant 7 Dowling 1
Nick Campbell hits a double to left to score Alexander. Bryant 8 Dowling 1
That is it for Gabriel Durran who leaves after 3.2 innings of work. Full line coming soon. Richard Berry takes over on the mound for Dowling.
Jeff Vigurs hits a double down the first base line to drive in two more runs for the Bulldogs. Bryant 10 Dowling 1
Pat McKenna flies out to Center field to end the inning.
After 3 1/2 innings, Bryant 10 Dowling 1
Dowling Fourth Inning
David Wendt leads off the inning by getting struck out by David O’Brien. Besides that tough third inning he seems to be in command.
Colin Barnathan strikes out looking. O’Brien continues to show his nasty fastball with a wicked curveball. He is only a freshman who also has 4 appearances in the field this season.
Chris Caputo grounds out to short for the final out of the inning.
Dowling goes down 1-2-3.
After 4, Bryant 10 Dowling 1
Bryant 5th inning
Mark Dondero grounds out to the shortstop for the first out of the inning.
Dave Muscatello grounds to short and the shortstop makes a bad throw to first to allow Muscatello to reach.
Jordan English grabs a single to put runners on first and second.
Jason Alexander grounds out to second with the runners off on the play to put runners on second and third.
Dave Muscatellto scores on a wild pitch. Bryant 11 Dowling 1
Dylan Stone pops up to the third baseman in foul terrioty to end the inning.
After 5 1/2 innings, Bryant 11 Dowling 1
Dowling 5th Inning
Chris Caputo flies out to left fielder Pat O’Connor who makes a sliding catch on the wet turf.
Matt Monastero flies out to right field for the second out.
Kevin Korte grabs a single back through the box to put a runner on first with 2 outs.
Frank Intagliata grabs a walk to first.
Brian Ferguson singles home a run in Kevin Korte. Bryant 11 Dowling 2
Eddie Squeri singles to put runners on the corners.
Kevin Reese hits a single to bring home a run and puts runners at the corners. Bryant 11 Dowling 3
With David Wendt at the plate O’Brien uncorks a wild pitch to let Squeri score. Bryant 11 Dowling 4
David Wendt then grounded out to the pitcher for the final out of the inning.
After 5 innings, Bryant 11 Dowling 4
Bryant 6th Inning
Nick Campbell leads off the inning with an infield single to the pitcher. He takes second on a passed ball with O’Connor up to bat.
Pat O’Connor grabs a walk to first base.
Jeff Vigurs hits his third double of the night to clear the bases and pick up his fourth and fifth RBI. Bryant 13 Dowling 4
Pat McKenna hits the ball back through the box for a single with Vigurs ending up on third.
Mark Dondero strikes out swinging.
Dave Muscattello picks up a two run double. Bryant 15 Dowling 4
Jordan English strikes out swinging for the second out.
Jason Alexander strikes out looking.
After 5 1/2 innings, Bryant 15 Dowling 4
Dowling 6th inning
Colin Barnathan flies out to right field for the first out.
Chris Caputo flies out to center field for the second out.
Matt Monastero picks up a double in the left center field gap.
Kevin Korte grounds to Bryant shortstop Pat McKenna who dives to his left and throws from his knees to end the inning.
After 6 innings, Bryant 15 Dowling 4
Bryant 7th inning
Kevin McCormick takes over on the mound for Dowling.
Dylan Stone with a turf infield single to third base.
Stone takes second on a wild pitch.
Nick Campbell flies out to left field for the first out of the inning.
Dylan Stone gets thrown out at third for the second out of the inning.
Vigurs grounds out to the pitcher for the third inning.
After 6 1/2 innings, Bryant 15 Dowling 4.
Dowling 7th inning
Frank Intagliata leads off the inning with a line drive out to second.
Ralph Tufano flies out to right field.
Eddie Squeri strikes out looking.
After 7 innings, Bryant 15 Dowling 4
Bryant 8th Inning
Pat McKenna strikes out looking to start the inning.
Mark Dendoro strikes out swinging.
Dave Muscatello pops up to the first baseman in foul terrioty.
Bryant goes down 1-2-3
After 7 1/2 innings, Bryant 15 Dowling 4
Dowling 8th Inning
Kevin Reese strikes out swinging.
Pinch hitter Erik Cabrera grounds out to second base.
Colin Barnathan flies out to centerfielder Nick Campbell who makes a sliding catch going away from home plate.
After 8 innings, Bryant 15 Dowling 4
Bryant 9th Inning
Jordan English hits a double off the left field fence to lead off the inning for the Bulldogs.
Tim Norton pinch hits for Jason Alexander by flying out to center field.
Colin Daugherty pinch hits for Dylan Stone by striking out with the catcher throwing down to first for the out with English taking third on the throw.
Nick Campbell grounds out to third base to complete the inning.
After 8.5 innings, Bryant 15 Dowling 4
Dowling 9th inning
Chris Caputo grounds out to second base for the first out.
Matt Monastero gets an infield single to shortstop.
Kevin Korte gets a single up the middle to put runners on first and second with one out.
Shaun Fisher strikes out looking for the second out.
Buddy Cipoletti walks to load the bases.
Eddie Squeri grounds out to short to end the game.
Bryant 15 Dowling 4
Bryant starter David O’Brien went the entire game for the Bulldogs.