Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader; Sets School Record With 27 Runs in One Game

University of Mobile baseball team earned two more wins as they swept a doubleheader over Concordia College Selma on Tuesday afternoon. The Rams (7-2) won game one 3-2 and followed up with a 27-0 win in game two. The 27 runs scored set a new school record for most runs scored in a game.

Game one - Mobile 3 Concordia-Selma 2

How it happened:

The Hornets struck first in the top of the first inning, as Kelvin George walked, stole second, advanced to third on a ground out and scored on a double play.

The Rams would answer in their half of the first, as Corey Wheaton led off with a double to deep left field. J.T. Peddrick bunted him over to third. After a strikeout gave the Hornets two outs in the inning, Schoettlin doubled down the right field line, scoring Wheaton and tying the game. The Rams were not done as Norberto Torres followed the double with a 2-run homerun over the left field fence to give Mobile the 3-1 lead.

The score would remain 3-1 until the top of the sixth inning, as George singled to lead off the inning, followed by a sac bunt by Derrick Brown. William Harris doubled George home to cut the Hornets deficit down to one.

The Rams would hold on to the 3-2 win.

Inside the box:

Mobile had seven hits in the game. Joseph Barnett and Mason Schoettlin had two hits each for Mobile.

Corey Wheaton, Mason Schoettlin and Norberto Torres scored the three Mobile runs.

Five-of-the-nine Mobile hits went for extra bases.

Kyle Buck (2-0) picked up his second win of the season by tossing six innings, giving up two runs (both earned), on three hits, walked two and struck out five.

Bailey Bannon picked up save No. 1 on the season by working a scoreless inning striking out two and allowing one hit.

Game two: Mobile 27 Concordia-Selma 0

How it happened:

The Rams scored in the bottom of the first, as J.T. Peddick singled down the left field line. Peddrick advanced to second on a stolen base. Dalton Becker followed with an infield single, advance Peddrick to third. After a passed ball scored Peddrick and moved Becker to third, Norberto Torres hit a sac fly down the left field line, scoring Becker. The Rams led 2-0 after one inning of play.

Mobile would add on in the bottom of the second, as Cody Cox singled to short and advanced to third on a wild throw. After two quick outs, Peddrick has hit by a pitch and advanced to second on a wild pitch. Cox scored on the wild pitch. Becker was then hit by a pitch. With Mason Schoettlin batting Mobile pulled off the double steal to put runners at second and third. Schoettling picked up an RBI single and advanced Becker to third. Torres scored Becker with an RBI single to left. Joseph Barnett would keep the line moving with an RBI single, scoring Schoettlin. Cody Cox stepped up to the plate with bases loaded and recorded a 2-run single up the middle. The Rams scored six runs on five hits in the inning.

Mobile would open up the game with an 11-run bottom of the fourth. The Rams took advantage of six hits, four walks, three Hornet errors and one hit by pitch in the inning. The Rams led 19-0 at the end on four innings.

The Rams would not let up, as they would tack on eight move runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. Wheaton singled leading off the inning. Becker and Bannon were hit by pitches loading the bases. Wheaton then scored on an RBI ground out by Cody Waters. Brett Glover followed with a double to left center scoring Bannon and Becker. Anthony Edwards and Cody Cox hit back-to-back singles to Glover. T.J. Hearn cleared the bases with a 3-run homer over the left field fence. The Rams were not done, as Isaac Andrews and Corey Wheaton reached on walks and Dalton Becker was hit by a pitch. Bannon hit a fly ball down the left field line that was dropped and Evans scored to end the inning. Mobile scored eight runs on five hit.

Neither team would score the rest of the game.

Inside the box:

Mobile banged out 19 hits in the game.

Mason Schoettlin, Norberto Torres and Cody Cox had three hits each.

The 27 runs scored is the most in a single-game in school history. The previous record was set in 2009, when the team scored 26 vs. Tougaloo.

Mobile had 24 RBIs. Cox had five RBIs, Torres had four RBIs and Brett Glover ad T.J. Hearn added three RBIs each.

Four-of-the-five Hornet pitchers allowed four-or-more runs.

Mobile has hit by a pitch six times in the game.

Thirteen different players scored at least one run for the Rams.

Cody Campo (1-0) picked up the win as he worked six shut-out innings and allowed just four hits, five strike outs and did not walk a batter.

Donovan White worked one scoreless inning in relief, allowing one hit and struck out one.

Up next:

Mobile will be back in action on Friday, Feb. 17, as they will host Talladega at 4 p.m., at Jacobs Field. 

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