University of Louisville senior first baseman Andrew Clark blasted a two-run home run in the seventh inning to break a 2-2 tie and send the Cards to a 7-2 victory over Morehead State. UofL added three more runs in the eighth inning. Clark finished the game 2-4 with two home runs and two RBI. Sophomore shortstop Ryan Wright also added a triple and a home run and finished the afternoon with three RBI.
Redshirt senior right-handed reliever Matt Lea earned the victory with two scoreless innings of relief. Redshirt freshman Justin Amlung allowed only one hit in four innings of relief of freshman starting pitcher Andy Flett, who failed to make it past the second inning.
No Morehead State player had more than one hit in the game, but senior shortstop Drew Lee and senior first baseman Michael Bottoms each drove in a run. Sophomore left-handed starting pitcher Tyler Heineman allowed only two runs, one earned, in five innings for the Eagles. Morehead sophomore designated hitter/reliever Cameron Flynn took the loss after allowing one run in two-thirds of an inning. (Box Score)
Morehead fell to 2-3 on the season, and UofL improved to 4-0.
BluGrass Baseball POG: Ryan Wright — The sophomore shortstop was 2-3 with two runs scored and three RBI for the Cardinals. Wright added a triple and a home run for good measure and walked twice. He also recorded three putouts and three assists in the field.