April 6, 2013
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UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI BASEBALL POSTGAME NOTES
NO. 9 LOUISVILLE 4 (24-6, 6-2 BIG EAST), CINCINNATI 1 (11-17, 1-7 BIG EAST),
APRIL 6, 2013 // GREAT AMERICAN BALL PARK // CINCINNATI, OHIO
- Louisville’s 4-1 win over Cincinnati extended the Cardinal’s lead in the overall series to 93-84. The Cardinals now lead the 2013 series 2-0 and will wrap up the three-game series in Cincinnati tomorrow at Marge Schott Stadium at 1 p.m.
- The Collegiate Invitational marked the first college game played at Great American Ball Park in its 11th season as the home of the Reds.
- Attendance: 4,500
- UC Starters: 4/cf McAlpine; 16/lf Glass; 5/ss Happ; 10/c Wallace; 8/3b Wenzel; 22/rf Williams, Ma; 30/dh Quinn; 23/1b Murray; 2/2b Hawk; 24/p Patishall
- Louisville Starters: 10/cf Engel; 1/2b Ratajczak; 30/3b Young; 20/lf Johnson; 15/rf Sturgeon; 42/dh Gardner; 26/1b Wasserman; 41/c Crain; 17/ss Whiting; 44/p Thompson
- Louisville opened a 1-0 lead in the second inning off a double from Jeff Gardner that plated Cole Sturgeon.
- The Cardinals stretched out the lead in the sixth inning, scoring three runs. Ratajczak, Johnson and Sturgeon all came home in the frame. Gardner picked up two RBIs while Sturgeon plated the other run.
- Matt Williams scored UC’s lone run of the day after the Louisville defense opted to turn the 4-6-3 double play.
- Patishall took the loss after tossing 5 1-3 innings. He allowed four earned runs on seven hits.
- Thompson improved to 6-0 this season for Louisville, relinquishing seven hits and striking out nine.
- Justin Glass extended his hit streak this season to 13 games, going 2-for-4 with a double. Glass’ last contest without a hit was March 16 against Western Michigan.
- Bryan Chenoweth matched his career high in innings pitched at 3 2-3, striking out a career-best three batters during the outing.
- Three Bearcats finished with multiple hits in Glass (2-for-4), Williams (2-for-3), Quinn, (2-for-4).