TAMPA, FL – USF beginning pitcher Jack Cebert allowed visiting Tulane only one run over seven innings to energy the host Bulls to a 5-3 win Saturday afternoon in Tampa.
The victory gave the house crew the sequence and improved its document to 14-19 general and 4-2 within the American Athletic Convention. The Inexperienced Wave dropped to 9-23 and 3-3 within the league.
Cebert (2-1) threw 80 pitches and surrendered simply 4 hits and two walks, whereas putting out seven. Riley Skeen recorded his fifth save, pitching the eighth and ninth innings, giving up one run on one hit with two strikeouts.
Inexperienced Wave starter Ricky Castro (2-4) took the loss, permitting three runs on eight hits with 4 strikeouts and one stroll in 4 and one-third innings.
USF stortshop Eric Snow went 3-for-3 on the dish with three runs, two RBI and two walks. Designated hitter Rafael Betancourt additionally posted three hits for the house crew.
For Tulane, first baseman Brady Marget and proper fielder Brady Hebert had two hits apiece.
With USF main 3-0 within the prime of the sixth inning, Inexperienced Wave designated hitter Brayden Morrow crushed a solo homer to proper to trim the deficit to 2. It was his second dwelling run of 2023.
Nonetheless, Snow answered within the backside of the body with a two-run shot of his personal to stake the Bulls to a four-run benefit.
The Olive and Blue accounted for the sport’s remaining two tallies when middle fielder Teo Banks scored on a double play within the eighth and Seth Beckstead got here dwelling on a wild pitch within the ninth. Beckstead, a senior from Queen Creek, Arizona, reached base earlier within the inning on his first Tulane triple.
Marget slapped his team-leading eighth double of the season within the first inning for the Wave.
Tulane is again in motion on Tuesday when top-ranked LSU involves Greer Subject at Turchin Stadium for a 6 p.m. begin.
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