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Baseball Hosts Cincinnati
Release: Saturday 05/01/2017 
by WSU Athletic Media Relations

The Wright State baseball team will host Cincinnati in a mid-week nonleague game Tuesday.

The Raiders take on the Bearcats at 6:30 pm at Nischwitz Stadium.

Follow The Raiders: Fans should look for the stats button for all games on wsuraiders.com.       

Tickets: Fans can buy tickets at the gate for $5 and $3 for children 3-13 while WSU students with a valid ID will receive free admission. 

Raiders: Wright State, 29-13, 15-4, won two of three games over the weekend at league foe Northern Kentucky.  WSU won the first two 7-2 and 5-3 before falling 7-2 on Sunday.

On the season, Matt Morrow leads WSU with a .333 batting average with 26 RBI while Seth Gray is hitting .323 with 25 RBI.  Adrian Marquez has team-high 37 RBI and Gabe Snyder leads the Raiders with nine homeruns.

Starters Danny Sexton (1.70 ERA), Zane Collins (2.10) and Ryan Weiss (1.78) anchor the early innings while Derek Hendrixson has collected six saves, posting a 2.00 ERA.

Cincinnati: The Bearcats, 21-22 and 6-9, won one of three at Connecticut over the weekend.  UC won 8-2 on Friday before losing 6-0 and 14-3 on Saturday and Sunday.

RJ Thompson leads the Bearcats with a .309 batting average with AJ Bumpass at .303 with a team-high 28 RBI and four homeruns.  On the mound, Nathan Kroger holds a 2.16 ERA in 10 appearances while David Orndorff has six saves and a 3.54 ERA.

WSU leads the overall series 42-37-1, including a Bearcat win in the Joe Nuxhall Classic 4-2.

Next Up: The Raiders will host Northern Kentucky in a doubleheader Friday at 1 pm.

Horizon League Standings (5/1/17)

UIC 30-10, 16-3
Wright State 29-13, 15-4
Northern Kentucky 16-27, 9-10
Valparaiso 17-25, 7-12
Oakland 10-31, 7-12
Youngstown State 14-28, 8-14
Milwaukee 16-25, 6-13

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