By Gavin Greer
Purdue Fort Wayne’s baseball team fell 3-9 today against Valparaiso. PFW was able to get hits, but they were unable to get runners home.
Valparaiso got things started early today as they got on the board in the first inning. PFW tied up the game in the third inning, but Valparaiso took the lead back as they scored in their side of the inning.
Valparaiso broke the game open in the 4th inning as they scored five runs, setting the score at 1-7.
Valparaiso scored one run in the 6th and then added their final run in the 9th. PFW added two more runs in the 9th.
The Mastodon’s best batter today was Jacob Walker who went 5/5 from the plate and had one RBI.
PFW’s Rex Stills took the loss and is now 0-5 on the season. The worst pitcher for PFW was Mike Madura who had an ERA of 14.85.
Following the loss PFW is now 8-24 on the season. Their next time out comes tomorrow against Dayton.