Cards Drop Twinbill to Bulls

 
Griffin Bailey

Griffin Bailey

April 3, 2005

Box Score

Game Two Box Score

LOUISVILLE, KY - The South Florida Bulls swept a pair of seven inning games from the University of Louisville Sunday, taking the opener 8-2, and escaping with a 3-2 win in the night cap.

In game one, home runs by Brian Baisley and Jeremy Brand in the second put the Bulls (20-13, 7-1 C-USA) up 3-0.

A two-run double by USF's Matt McHargue in the third extended the lead to 5-0, and a bases-clearing double by Bryan Heirlmeier in the fourth made it 8-0 Bulls.

Chris Cates and Derrick Alfonso hit back-to-back singles in the Cardinal fifth and both later scored on a two-run single by Boomer Whiting to put the Cards on the board.

Louisville (14-10, 5-3 C-USA) starter B.J. Rosenberg (2-1) took the loss, lasting just three innings and allowing seven runs, six of which were earned on six hits and three walks while striking out two. Jon Harbridge twirled the final four innings, allowing a run on three hits and a walk to go with three strikeouts.

USF starter Casey Hudspeth (6-1) earned the victory in game one, surrendering two runs on six hits and a walk in six innings, fanning three.

J.T. LaFountain blasted his seventh home run of the season with two out in the first inning of game two to put the Cards up 1-0.

Tim Orlosky hit a solo home run and McHargue drilled a two-run shot to right in the USF third to take a 3-1 lead.

 

 

The Cards sliced to the lead to a single run when Isaiah Howes tripled and scored on a sacrifice fly by Daniel Burton, but U of L couldn't tie the game up, leaving the bases loaded in the fifth.

Starter Trystan Magnuson (2-2) permitted three runs on four hits and a walk in three innings while striking out four in the loss. Griffin Bailey tossed three shutout innings, allowing a hit and three walks to go with four K's. Brian Halford gave up a walk and struck out one in an inning.

Freshman Daniel Thomas (6-2) got the win for the Bulls in game two, giving up two runs on five hits and three walks in 4.1 innings. Tim Mattison tossed a 1-2-3 seventh for his sixth save on the season.

Louisville hits the road Tuesday to face Western Kentucky at 7:00 p.m. ET, before moving on to Houston for a three game weekend series in C-USA.

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