JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 10) - The Florida A&M baseball team dropped another close one as UNF blanked the Rattlers, 2-0, here Wednesday afternoon at Dusty Rhodes Field at Harmon Stadium in a non-conference match up.
FAMU outhit UNF, 8-4 in the contest as Michael Birdsong went a perfect three-for-three from the plate to lead the Rattlers, while Tyler Maricov, Ryan Roberson, Drew Weeks and Corey Bass finished with one hit each for the Opsreys.
Evan Incinelli (4-0) picked up the win for UNF as he pitched seven innings, allowing seven hits and striking out two, while Ryan McMahon got the save for the Ospreys as he pitched two innings of relief, allowing hit in seven batters he faced.
Kevin Singletary received the loss for FAMU as he pitched eight innings, allowing four hits, two earned runs and striking out five in the 31 batters he faced.
UNF was first to light up the scoreboard as Spencer Herrman scored on a Corey Bass single up the middle, giving the Ospreys a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the fifth inning.
The Osprey added to their lead in the bottom of the sixth inning as Drew Weeks hit into a fielder’s choice scoring Tyler Maricov, for the 2-0 final.
FAMU will return to action this weekend as they will travel to Savannah, Ga., to take on Savannah State in a three-game Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference series with a doubleheader set for Saturday April 13 and a single game on Sunday, April 14 at Tiger Field with a 1 p.m. start set for both days.