Michalski Lights Up Marietta Pitchers, Pioneers Fall In Home Opener

By
Cody Linn


Updated Thu, Mar 27, 2014 10:03 pm

Despite holding two different leads of three or more runs, the Marietta Pioneers dropped their home opener in extra innings to Washington and Jefferson College by a score of 12-10.

Both pitching staff’s struggled on the day. The 22 runs given up, all of which were earned, were scored on 30 hits.

Thursday’s game was the first time that the Pioneers have given up 10 or more runs this season and was just the sixth game that they have given up more than four.

D.J. Michalski proved to be a tough out for the Marietta pitching staff. Michalski went 4 for 6 with six RBIs.

The Marietta Pioneers (11-5, 2-0) will look to rebound when they play host to Baldwin Wallace University on Saturday for a doubleheader. First pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m.

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