YSU falls to Milwaukee on road

Staff report

Milwaukee

Milwaukee scored all five of its runs in the first four innings and got another strong outing from its starting pitcher to defeat the Youngstown State baseball team, 5-2, Sunday at Henry Aaron Field.

The Panthers (16-20, 10-8 HL) scored four of their five runs with two outs.

Jeremy Banks was 2-for-4 with a run scored to lead YSU (4-34, 2-16) at the plate.

Jim Lundstrom was one of three Panthers to finish with three hits, and he added two RBIs.

Lundstrom hit a one-out single in the first and scored on Will Fadness’ RBI single. Lundstrom brought in a run on a bunt single in the second and came around to score on Jonathan Capasso’s two-run double.

Lundstrom doubled home Luke Meeteer in the fourth to put the Panthers ahead 5-0.

Milwaukee starter Mike Schneider faced the minimum number of batters through six innings, working around three hits by getting a double play and picking off two runners at first.

He allowed a leadoff walk to Drew Dosch in the seventh, but Jake Long was able to keep YSU scoreless.

Dosch singled and Banks followed with a one-out double to set the table for the Penguins in the ninth.

David Leon brought in Banks with a ground out, and Banks scored on an error to make the score 5-2.

Dan Hurlimann followed with a single to put the tying run at the plate, but Jordan Guth struck out Padraic Williams to end the game.

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