Georgia Tech Rallies to Defeat Indiana Condition in Regional Opener, 7-6

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NASHVILLE – No. 3 seed Indiana Condition baseball took a 6-2 lead in the seventh prior to No. 2 seed Georgia Tech exploded for 5 runs en route to a 7-6 victory at Hawkins Industry in Nashville.
Two walks and five foundation hits aided the Yellow Jackets surge in the seventh as the Sycamores went to a pair of arms out of the bullpen. Right after Geremy Guerrero authorized a leadoff double, ISU elected to go to left-hander Tyler Grauer who came in and struck out the very first batter he confronted. Luke Waddell then took the to start with pitch he noticed to appropriate-heart in advance of Grauer issued a walk to load the bases.
Justyn-Henry Malloy drove in two operates with a solitary to the hole in proper to make it a 6-4 game just before Ga Tech (30-23) was ready to set the tying operates in scoring placement on a wild pitch signaling the end of the day for Grauer as Connor Fenlong entered from the bullpen. Stephen Reid singled in the tying runs with a ball by means of the proper facet of the infield prior to Drew Compton capped off the five-run inning, scoring the eventual sport-profitable operate with a foundation strike to appropriate industry.
Georgia Tech nearer Luke Bartnicki entered in the eighth inning and permitted two hits although hanging out 3 of the 7 Sycamores he faced en route to his seventh save of the 12 months.
The Sycamores (30-20) did put the tying run on foundation in the ninth after a Miguel Rivera double, but a lineout double perform finished the danger as Nick Barrett — who entered as a pinch runner — was caught concerning second and third.
Indiana State led for significantly of the recreation after placing up a crooked number in the initially inning. Jordan Schaffer and Ellison Hanna II led off the game with back-to-back singles before Sean Ross was hit-by-pitch to load the bases a batter later on. Catcher Grant Magill walked absent with a two-operate one to remaining just before the Yellow Jackets were ready to get out of the inning.
Brian Fuentes extra to the direct in the 2nd when the infielder hit his fifth household run of the period around the 35-foot wall in still left field to lead off the inning.
Tech did answer in the base of the seconds with a two-run property run from Andrew Jenkins to slice into the guide just before both starting pitchers had been in a position to alter to the strike zone and settle in.
Guerrero retired the aspect in get in two of the 6 innings he saw action in as Georgia Tech took the still left-hander deep into counts, rising pitch count early. Guerrero was able to react in the center innings as the Metamora, Sick., native did not make it possible for a run right until the seventh next a leadoff double.
Total, Guerrero pitched six innings, making it possible for 7 hits and a few attained runs when experiencing 27 Yellow Jacket hitters in the no selection.
Tyler Grauer allowed two hits and a wander in two-thirds of an inning when Fenlong was billed with the loss immediately after allowing the go-in advance run in the five-operate seventh inning. Tech sprayed 3 hits in opposition to Fenlong as the righty fell to 4-2 on the time.   
Hanna recorded a a few-strike day at the plate to guide the Sycamores even though Magill and Schaffer finished with two hits each individual. Magill drove in four runs though elevating his normal to .309 on the season.
Brant Hurter pitched six finish innings and struck out 7 whilst enabling seven Sycamore hits in the no conclusion. The Yellow Jackets made use of 3 relievers in the seventh when ISU tallied two runs right before Josiah Siegel was able to get GT out of the inning and check out from the bench at his teammates put up five operates to assist him receive the victory and strengthen to 2- on the yr.
Georgia Tech thrived in two-out scenarios with five hits in the activity though Indiana Condition was 2-for-9 with two outs. ISU stranded 9 runners when GT stranded seven.
UP Subsequent
Indiana Condition will perform the loser of the Vanderbilt and Presbyterian match in an elimination video game Saturday. 1st pitch is set for 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT on Saturday at Hawkins Industry.

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