Baseball: Week day games provide chance for battling Buckeyes

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Ohio Condition junior infielder Conner Pohl (39) dives to 3rd base throughout the game against Hawaii on March 23. Ohio Condition won 7-5. Cred

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Ohio Condition junior infielder Conner Pohl (39) dives to 3rd base throughout the game against Hawaii on March 23. Ohio Condition won 7-5. Credit: Casey Cascaldo Photo Editor Software Kit

The Ohio Condition baseball team comes with an chance to switch the script and finish recent woes if this plays Ohio schools now.

Ohio Condition (16-16, 2-4 Big Ten) will hit the direction to play Ohio (8-21, 3-6 MAC) Tuesday. The Buckeyes then go back home for any Wednesday bout against Dayton (17-13-1, 7-2 Atlantic 10).

Ohio Condition enters its next game on the five-game skid, its second-longest losing streak this year. Along this stretch, the Buckeyes happen to be outscored 42-18 and dropped four games in your own home.

Ohio has battled all year round, however the Bobcats have improved their figures in conference play.

The team’s .230 batting average isn’t impressive. Ohio’s offensive leader is senior first baseman Rudy Rott, who hits .336, and it is the only real Bobcat hitting above .300. With 26 RBI, Rott has 16 greater than every other player around the team.

Ohio has a set of relief pitchers who offer stability towards the pitching staff.

Sophomore pitcher Brett Manis supports the only four saves for that Bobcats this year. His ERA of two.37 is second-cheapest around the team.

The very best ERA of two.16 is associated with sophomore pitcher Edward Klutt, that has designed a team-high 15 appearances.

Wednesday, Ohio Condition will attempt to finish its troubles in your own home if this welcomes a red-hot Dayton team which has won nine of their past 11 games, including three shutout victories.

Pitcher Justin Longbrake makes 12 appearances in relief for that Flyers. The junior holds a 3.14 ERA along with a strikeout-to-walk ratio of three.4. Opponents are just hitting .135 against Longbrake.

Offensively, the Flyers are very aggressive around the base pathways, getting stolen 70 bags on 86 attempts. Dayton has four players with a minimum of 10 steals around the season.

Sophomore third baseman Riley Tirotta succeeds on 90.9 % of his steals, whilst leading they with 21 RBI.

Ohio Condition will require on Ohio at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The house game against Dayton follows at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday.

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