Baseball Explodes For 10-4 Victory Over Chicago State In Game One, 10-4|
March 27, 2005
Chicago, Ill. - The University of Illinois at Chicago baseball squad exploded for 10 runs over the final two innings, as the Flames pounded Chicago State, 10-4, in the opening game of their doubleheader at Les Miller Field on Sunday afternoon.
Freshman first baseman Mark Hallberg led the charge for the Flames at the plate, going 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored, including a pair of doubles. Sophomore left fielder Ted Rosinski was 2-for-3 with three RBI, while senior center fielder Mike Bruszer and Larry Gempp Jr. (home run) each chipped in two RBI for the Flames.
With the victory, UIC improves to 8-9-1, while the Cougars remain winless at 0-23.
UIC junior reliever Jason Foster (3-3) struck out five batters in 3.1 innings of work to earn his third victory of the season. In five appearances out of the bullpen this season, Foster has collected three victories and a save.
Chicago State starter John Torres (0-3) was tagged with the loss, allowing five runs and seven hits, while issuing five walks on the afternoon.
Chicago State second baseman Jonathan Sakurai accounted for half of the Cougars' hits on the afternoon, going 4-for-4 with a RBI. Cougars' first baseman Raven Jackson collected two hits off the bench in the loss.