Blue Raiders fall 15-1 to Troy Friday night
Burnett, Bishop and McDade each had two hits on nightMay 1, 2009 · MT Athletic Communications
Sophomore Bryce Brentz took the loss on the mound after allowing nine runs on 10 hits in 2.2 innings of work.
Troy's Tyler Ray picked up the win after allowing one run on seven hits in six innings of work. Drew Hull allowed just one hit in two innings of relief work.
The Trojans had 17 hits on the night with five of those being for extra bases as Adam Bryant led the way going 3 for 4 with a home run, four RBI and scored two runs.
It is the second straight conference that the Blue Raiders have lost the first game of the weekend series.
Troy put runs on the board first after a double by Hoyle scored a runner from third. The Trojans ended the inning scoring three runs on four hits to take a 3-0 lead in the first inning.
Troy added another run in the third after a single by Ditthart with a runner at third. Troy then broke the game open after a two-run shot to left by Bryant. Troy ended the inning scoring six runs on six hits to take a 9-0 lead.
Middle Tennessee got on the board in the fifth after a triple by Darlington scored Burnett from third, 9-1 Troy.
Troy scored four more runs on four hits in the fifth to extend its lead to 12.
The Blue Raiders will play the second game of the series at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 2 at Riddle-Pace field.
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