Nov. 6, 2013
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall baseball concluded its Fall World Series with the White team taking the series 4-1.
In the final two games of the matchup, the White team outhit the Green team 17-9.
In game four, a six run seventh propelled White to a clinching 10-2 victory. John Beary (Apopka, Fl.) went 3-4 with two RBI on the day. Other top performers were David Diaz-Fernandez (Miami, Fl.) (2-3) and Chase Vogelbach (Ft. Myers, Fl.) (2-4).
Senior Josh King (Troup, Ga.) controlled the mound for White, fanning six in five innings of work.
Kyle Kessler (Matthews, N.C.) allowed only one hit during his four inning, three-strikeout performance.
The Green team’s only run was a sacrifice fly by Eric Escobedo (Troup, Ga.) in the first inning that allowed third baseman Aaron Bossi (St. Louis, Mo.) to score.
Matching the Green’s production, freshman Cory Garrastazu (Miami, Fl.) hit a grounder to second allowing outfielder Robert Fajardo (Miami, Fl.) to score in the bottom of the first.
The game would remain a stalemate until the bottom of the fifth when an RBI single by freshman Spencer Iacovone (Cincinnati, Oh.) allowed junior Andrew Dundon (Lincoln Park, N.J.) to score.
This is the second consecutive year White took the series, claiming the title last year after being led by assistant coach Tim Donnelly
. This year, assistant coach Brian Karlet was at the helm for the White squad.
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