FAMU Baseball Dominated by Mercer

MACON, Ga. (March 1) - Macon University picked up their ninth win of the season as they scored in every inning in route to a 24-1 win over the Florida A&M Baseball team, here Tuesday evening at Cladu Smith Field.

FAMU (4-6) finished with five hits, while Mercer (9-2) garnered 21 hits.

Brandon Barker picked up the win for the Bears as he gave up three hits, one earned run and striking out four in three innings of work, while Heath Blackburn received the loss for the Rattlers allowing 10 hits, nine earned runs and striking out two in two and two-third innings.

Cory Franklin led the Rattlers from the plate as he went two-for three from the plate driving in FAMU’s only run.

Mercer was paced by Thomas Carroll as he was a perfect four-for-four from the plate scoring one run with four RBIs.

Reginald Grant scored the Rattlers only run of the game as he scored on a Franklin single to left field.

Mercer would score two run in the bottom of the first and fourth innings, four runs in the second and third innings, seven runs in the bottom of the fifth and five runs in the bottom of the sixth.

Rattlers will return action on March 4 as they will travel to Tampa, Fla., to take on the University of South Florida.

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