By Gavin Greer
Purdue Fort Wayne’s baseball team won today in a single game matchup against Michigan State. The final score was 3-2 as PFW matched up against a far higher ranked MSU. MSU is ranked 55th in Division I baseball and PFW is ranked 262nd out of 305 Division I teams.
The game started off when PFW got on the board in the 1st inning with one run. MSU matched this in their side of the inning. PFW retook the lead in the 4th inning scoring another. The Mastodons set their final total in the 5th as they added one more run. MSU finally added another run in the 8th but it was too little too late.
PFW’s Brendan Reid took the win on the day. He threw three strikeout. Reid is now 2-2 on the season.
Justin Miller got the save taking his total to four on the season.
The Mastodon’s best batter in this matchup was Braedon Blackford. Blackford went 3/4 from the plate and sent in one RBI.
With the loss Michigan State is now 23-11 on the season. They have a three game series against their rivals, Michigan. This series will run from Friday through Sunday.
With the win PFW is now 10-28 on the season.
The Mastodons next time out will be Friday against Wright State.