White takes 7-2 win over Blue

Game Two set for 11:45 a.m. on Sunday

October 18, 2008 · MT Athletic Communications
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - In the annual Blue and White series, which is the wrap-up for fall practice for the baseball program, White took the first game 7-2.

To begin the game, Blue jumped out to a 2-0 lead after two errors by senior Rawley Bishop.

White quickly responded cutting the lead to one after a couple of well placed singles making it 2-1 in the third inning.

Sophomore Justin Miller hit a three-run home run late it the game to put the White team up 7-2.

Bishop ended the day with two hits while freshman Justin Guidry added two of his own. Junior Drew Robinson added an RBI-double to help the White team.

Junior Kenneth Roberts began the game for the White team and allowed no earned runs in three innings of work. Senior Brett Smalley came into the game in the fourth inning and pitched five innings of scoreless relief.

Junior Tyler Hyde entered the game in the ninth inning and allowed no runs in his one inning of work.

Blue will look to even the series in Game Two on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 11:45 a.m. at Reese Smith Field.

Sunday and Tuesday's games will be broadcast on www.goblueraiders.com with Dick Palmer calling the play-by-play.

The final game of the series will be on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 2:45 p.m. The Blue Raiders have Monday, Oct. 20 off to work the Annual Grand Slam Fish Fry which will be held at the Tennessee Livestock Center at 6 p.m.

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