Thursday, April 14, 2016

Home runs boost UIS baseball

Tyler Franko’s three-run home run and Gabriel Acevedo’s two-run home run propelled the University of Illinois Springfield to a 13-1 win against Robert Morris University in a non-conference doubleheader at UIS Field Wednesday.

Winning pitcher Jon Laird allowed just one hit, struck out four and walked two in four innings.

The Prairie Stars shut out the Eagles 17-0 in the second game.

UIS (17-14) has six wins in the last eight games. RMU is 3-17.

The win was reported by The State Journal-Register on April 14, 2016.

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