Fort Osage baseball capitalize on Truman’s costly faults for acquire

Truman noticed Fort Osage 3 runs in the initial inning and never ever recovered through a Suburban Middle 6 match Wednesday at Fort Osage.

The Indians picked up a 6-3 earn from the Patriots and avenged an previously decline and did so with only one particular RBI that came from a base hit.

As an alternative, Fort Osage took gain of some fielding problems and crafted a 5- direct soon after 3 innings.

“Outside of the to start with inning I felt we played fine,” Truman coach Cory Lathrom claimed. “Our pitcher (Anthony Locke) experienced to throw 17 extra pitches when we experienced chances to flip two double performs. Teams really don’t win numerous online games when you have two possibilities and really do not transform on both of them. … We have built a lousy habit of not getting in a position to defeat adversity.”

Fort Osage starting pitcher Greg Menne, right, reacts after striking out a Truman batter to end the sixth inning of Wednesday's game. Menne struck out 10 in six innings for the win in the 6-3 victory.

Zack Tillman drew a stroll to open up the bottom of the first and moved up on Nick Tinoco’s single. Then factors went sideways for the Patriots (11-15, 4-5) as Locke acquired the Indians to strike back again-to-back ground balls to shortstop. Each a single turned into an error and each individual 1 led to a operate..

Fort Osage loaded the bases right after a stroll by Nathan Oakes and senior Riley Christiansen supplied an RBI fielder’s choice.

“We set the ball in enjoy,” Fort Osage coach Todd Bissell stated. “We had video games we did not put the ball in participate in, and from time to time you put it in engage in and fantastic matters happen. You choose gain of the other team’s blunder and the good thing is we did that tonight.”

Fort Osage senior Riley Christiansen (6) slides into home plate as Truman catcher Noah Brunk prepares to make the tag in Wednesday's game at Fort Osage. Christiansen was out on the play but the Indians went on to claim a 6-3 win.

The absolutely free passes weren’t around by Truman. In the next inning, Nico Rosario drew a wander and moved up on a wild pitch. Tillman also drew a walk and an error on a pickoff attempt authorized Rosario to score from next base.

In the third inning, the Indians (9-13, 6-3) got another operate – this time with two outs. Christiansen drew a stroll and moved to 2nd on a solitary by Michael Dieckmann, who drew the begin at first foundation on senior evening. Two handed balls followed and Christiansen trotted household to make it 5-.