Pitching Shines for the Lakers in Sweep of Robert Morris Springfield

Pitching Shines for the Lakers in Sweep of Robert Morris Springfield

Game 1:

Lakers weathered a scare by Robert Morris - Springfield in the fifth inning where Lakers coughed up three runs, but Lakers still won 9-5 on Saturday.

Zach Kirby earned the win for Lakers. He lasted four innings, allowing one hit and zero runs while striking out seven and walking one. Tanner Crowle, Quintin Cantelli, and Chase Ruiz all put in work on the pitcher's mound in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory.

Lakers collected 11 hits. Conor Schmitt, Dakota Shatto-Craft, and Isaac Fitzgerald all had multiple hits for Lakers. Schmitt led Lakers with three hits in four at bats. Lakers tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases.


Inside the Box Score:

  • The Lakers had four extra base hits on the day
  • Conor Schmitt was the star of the game going 3/4 with 2 runs, 2 RBIs, and 2 Stolen bases
  • Zach Kirby earned his second win of the year. His ERA is now 1.99 on the year
  • Dustin Lewis just stole his team leading 10th and 11th base on the season.


Game 2:


Lakers defeated Robert Morris - Springfield 3-0 on Saturday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Quintin Cantelli induced a groundout from Daniel Cardenas to finish off the game. The win is the Lakers fifth in a row.

The pitching was strong on both sides. Lakers pitchers struck out five. Casey Grimm earned the victory on the pitcher's mound for Lakers. He lasted six innings, allowing three hits and zero runs while striking out five. Cantelli recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Lakers.

Conor Schmitt led Lakers with two hits in three at bats.


Inside the Box Score:

  • Connor Schmitt continued to shine in game two going 2/3 and scoring two runs
  • Noah Greathouse hit his third triple of the season in the game
  • Casey Grimm starred on the mound again shutting out RMU-S. Grimm has not allowed a run in 13 innings.
  • Cantelli earned his fourth save of the year in the game as well.