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Terps Aquire Series wins at Rutgers 6-4

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Maryland baseball defeated Rutgers 6-4 on Saturday in game two of a doubleheader at Bainton Field. The Terps (31-18, 10-11 Big Ten) won the series in the rubber match after previously winning game one on Friday.

Maryland and Rutgers (26-21, 4-14 Big Ten) were tied at 3-3 Devin Russellhit by a bases-loaded pitch in the sixth inning accounted for the go-ahead run. Elijah Lambros followed by a two-RBI double into the infield to add insurance runs.

 

Brayden Martin was the other Terp who made a run. He hit an RBI single in the third inning to close out the game 2-for-4 with a run. Six different players scored points for Maryland.

Logan Berrier pitched the final three innings and earned his fifth save of the season. He gave up only three hits and one run. Maryland now has eight saves in three innings as a team.

Logan Koester started on the mound and pitched six innings while allowing three runs. He earned his fifth win of the season and struckout two batters.

Abort the action

  • Maryland loaded the bases with no outs in the top of the fourth inning. Eddie Hakopian And Chris Hakopian scored on wild pitches. Brayden Martin added an RBI single and the Terps took a 3-0 lead.
  • Rutgers got one run back with a solo home run to right field by Tony Santa Maria in the bottom half of the inning.
  • A two-RBI double by Rutgers in the fifth tied the game at 3-3.
  • The Terps loaded the bases again in the sixth inning Devin Russell was hit by a pitch, scoring the go-ahead run. Elijah Lambros followed with a two-RBI double down the infield line. The Terps then led 6-3.
  • The Scarlet Knights made it a two-run game in the seventh by scoring a run on a balk.
  • Logan Berrier earned the save when the Terps turned a double play to end the game.

In the record books

  • Kevin Keister pulled one walk and has 114 in his career, which ranks him fourth in program history. Maxwell Costes (2019-22) is third with 116 in his career.

Figures to know

  • 4: Kevin Keister is fourth in program history with 114 career walks.
  • 8: Maryland has eight three-inning saves this year.
  • 13: Brayden Martin registered multiple hits for the 13th time in his freshman campaign.
  • 51: Maryland scored three or more runs in an inning for the 51st time this season.

Next one

  • Maryland returns to action on May 8 when it plays a midweek game against USC Upstate. The game will be streamed on Big Ten Plus and Maryland Baseball Network.