BYU splits doubleheader with Milwaukee, drops game two 2-0
PROVO, Utah — BYU baseball dropped game two of a doubleheader against Milwaukee Wisconsin, falling 2-0 on Thursday night at Miller Park.
“I liked the way we played today,” said BYU head coach Mike Littlewood. “We struggled a little in game two, but we had plenty of opportunities. We pitched really well and sometimes it's tough to win two-straight, but I thought we played two good ball games.”
- Nate Dahle: 5.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 7 K (starter)
- Mitch McIntyre: 2-3, BB
- Joshua Cowden: 2-3, BB
For the second-straight game, the Panthers (4-5) got on the board first, taking a 1-0 lead in the first inning.
The Cougars (6-3) had runners on the corners with two outs in the second, but were unable to capitalize, grounding out to end the inning.
In the fifth, Brock Watkins led off with a triple to right center. Walks by Mitch MyIntyre and Cole Gambill loaded the bases for BYU, but Ryan Sepede struck out to end the inning.
Milwaukee plated another run in the seventh inning to go ahead 2-0, but Ryan Brady, who came in during the sixth got a strikeout and groundout to help the Cougars out of a two-on, two-out jam.
BYU had runners on first and second base with two outs in the bottom half of the seventh, but struck out to end the inning.
McIntyre led off the ninth with a single down the left field line, but three-straight strikeouts sealed the 2-0 loss for the Cougars.
The third and final game of the series between BYU and Milwaukee is scheduled for Friday, March 4 at Noon MST. It will be broadcast live on the BYUtv App as well as the BYU Sports Network—BYUCougars.com and the BYU Cougars app.
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