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2014 MEDIA GUIDE


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Friday, June 13
2014 BY THE NUMBERS


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Monday, June 23
PENA COMMITS TO LINDSEY WILSON!

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Sophomore pitcher Carlos Pena has committed to play at Lindsey Wilson College in Kentucky. Pena had a monster year for the Pride as one of the team’s top arms, and finished the year with a 10-1 record, 67K’s, and a 1.90 ERA. His personal accolades include: OCCAC All-Conference, OCCAC Pitcher of the Year, All-Region 12, All Region 12 Tournament Team, and NJCAA All-American. Congrats to Carlos on a great year and we wish him the best of luck.

Thursday, June 12
STRALEY COMMITS TO YOUNGSTOWN!

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Sophomore catcher Lance Straley has committed to play at Youngstown State University next year. Lance was the only returning starter from the 2013 team, and came into this year with high hopes after a strong freshmen campaign. Unfortunately, a back injury kept him out for the season and he was only able to appear in a few games. He will look to compete this fall at YSU and make an impact behind the plate. Congrats to Lance and we wish him the best of luck.

Thursday, May 22
2014 SINCLAIR BASEBALL UNSIGNED SENIOR WORKOUT DAY!

Sinclair Community College has set their 2014 unsigned senior workout date. If you would like to attend or know someone who would, they need to bring a valid physical form or a copy of their High School physical. Physical Forms can be found on our website under prospective athletes or picked up in the Sinclair Athletic Department Office in Building 8. If you are a transfer, you must have a release form to workout and also bring a copy of your unofficial transcript. Lastly, please fill out a recruiting questionnaire on our website.

When: Monday, June 9th– 10:30-2:00 (Check in will start at 9:30.)

Where: Grady’s Field - Athletes in Action in Xenia, OH (Home Field of the Tartan Pride) It’s a turf field so we shouldn’t have any problems with weather. Updates will be put on the office phone below.

Directions from Sinclair: Take 35 Toward Xenia. When 35 Splits stay right (Washington Court House). Take 42 North Exit. Right on Ledbetter (1st light) and left on Detroit Street. Park is on right.

Itinerary

10:30 - Run the 60 (Catchers, Outfielders, Infielders, Pitchers)

10:50 – Fielding: Catchers – Throw to 2nd, Outfielders from RF – Throw to 3rd & Home, Infielders – GB’s at SS.

11:40 - BP (Pitchers, Catchers, Outfielders, Infielders)

1:00 – Pitchers/Catchers Bullpens

2:00 – Done with workout

Optional (Please Confirm at Workout That You Would Like To Attend):

There will be a campus visit starting at 3:30 in building 10, 4th floor at the new student enrollment center. Coach Dintaman will talk about the program and answer general questions and then a student ambassador will give a campus tour. If you have any questions, please call the office number below or email Stephen.Dintaman@Sinclair.edu.



Tuesday, May 20
EDWARDS COMMITS TO NKU!

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Sophomore pitcher Zac Edwards has committed to play for Northern Kentucky University. Edwards joins teammate Titus Montgomery who also committed today and will look to make an immediate impact on the Norse pitching staff next spring. Zac graduated with well over a 3.0 GPA and spent numerous semesters on the dean’s list. He was a model student-athlete on and off the field. Congrats to Zac and as always, we wish him the best of luck.

Tuesday, May 20
MONTGOMERY COMMITS TO NKU!

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Sophomore outfielder Titus Montgomery has committed to play for Northern Kentucky University. Montgomery had a terrific season for the Pride and finished with the second highest on-base percentage in the country while hitting .390. He was also one of five Tartans to be named OCCAC All-Conference. Congrats to Titus and we wish him the best of luck with the Norse.

Tuesday, May 20
HASTING COMMITS TO WRIGHT STATE!

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Pride Freshmen pitcher Anderson Hasting has committed to play for Coach Greg Lovelady and the Wright State Raiders. Hasting will join teammate Mitch Roman next year who signed at WSU in the fall. Coming off Tommy John, Hasting had a slow start for the Pride and only appeared in one game during the month of March. In April, he pitched in five games highlighted by a start against Miami-Hamilton in which he went five strong innings, only allowing one earned run. Congrats to Anderson and we wish him the best of luck.

Tuesday, May 6
SINCLAIR UP TO 3RD IN LATEST NJCAA POLL!

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Tuesday, May 6
SINCLAIR SWEEPS CUYAHOGA; 17 WINS IN A ROW!

By: Jeff Price

Dayton, OH – The (4)Sinclair Baseball team (41-9, 22-2) continues to dominate ...

Tuesday, April 29

CARPENTER COMMITS TO INDIANA TECH!

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Pride sophomore Mark Carpenter has committed to play at Indiana Tech next year. Carpenter has had an outstanding year so far and is near the top in all offensive categories. He is been invaluable this season with his ability to play second base and outfield. Congrats to Mark and we wish him the best of luck in the future.

Tuesday, April 29
2014 OCCAC CHAMPION VIDEO!!!


Tuesday, April 29
DANVILLE SERIES CANCELED

Tuesday's home games against Danville have been canceled.  There will be no make-up set.

Tuesday, April 29
SINCLAIR WINS OCCAC TITLE; SWEEPS LAKELAND!

Heading into the conference weekend, Sinclair needed just one win for their fifth title in the last six years. ...

Thursday, April 24

HELKE COMMITS TO KING!

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Sophomore closer Nathan Helke has committed to play at King University in Tennessee. Helke will join former teammate Tyler Raymond who played for Sinclair last year. This season, Helke has been a dominant force in the Pride bullpen as the teams closer. Helke currently ranks second in the country with ten saves. Congrats to Nathan on this accomplishment and we wish him the best of luck in the future.

Thursday, April 24
SINCLAIR BASEBALL SWEEPS ANOTHER POTW!

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TL: Boyle, TR: Huebner, BL: Pena, BR: Holderman

By: Jeff Price 

Dayton, OH – Sinclair Baseball continues to swept the weekly Baseball honors this week as two Pride players were named “Player of the Week” and Pitcher of the Week”.

Freshman Catcher, Andrew Holderman (FR/Eaton H.S.) was named player of the Week in the OCCAC for the week of April 21st. Andrew went 5-for-7 with one double and 3 RBI’s and also scored twice. Holderman is hitting .361 this year (22-for-61) with 15 runs, four doubles, two triples, 10 walks and 11 RBIs. This is the 5th consecutive week a Sinclair player has been named Player of the Week. Holderman follows his teammate Taylor Huebner (SO/Piqua H.S.) as he also earned Player of the Week honors for the week of April 14th.

For the 2nd consecutive week, a Sinclair pitcher was named Player of the Week. Sophomore Starting Pitcher Carlos Pena (SO/Columbus West H.S.) was named OCCAC pitcher of the week for the week of April 21st. He tossed a seven inning complete game victory against Owens while allowing only four hits and striking 6. Pena is currently 7-1 this year with a 1.75 ERA. In 46.1 innings, he has struck out 39 batters. For the week of April 14th, Patrick Boyle (SO/Valley View H.S.) also earned Pitcher of the Week.

Sinclair is currently 32-9 overall and in 1st place in OCCAC with a 14-2 record. The 5-1 win Wednesday night extends the Pride winning streak to 8 in a row and 16 out of their last 17 games. Coach Dintaman has his team ranked 5th in the latest NJCAA Division II Baseball Poll.



Monday, April 21
SINCLAIR SWEEPS 4 GAME SERIES AT OWENS

By: Jeff Price 

The Sinclair Baseball team (30-9, 14-2) improved to 14-2 in conference play this weekend as they won all 4 games at Owens. Finding a groove would be an understatement for how well the baseball team is playing right now. With the 4 game sweep at Owens, Sinclair has now won 14 out of their last 15 games and stands alone at the top of the OCCAC. This weekend the Pride should clinch their 5th OCCAC Championship in 6 years as they host Lakeland at Athletes in Action.

Sinclair was in unfamiliar territory in game one as they had to come from behind. Starting Pitcher, Patrick Boyle (SO/Valley View H.S.) held Sinclair close with 6 strong innings as Nathan Helke (SO/Troy H.S.) came in and shut the Express down in the bottom of the 7th to earn his 10th save of the season.

Game two was another pitching duel as both hurlers had full command of their stuff. In the Top of the 6th, Eric Hansman (FR/Vandalia Butler H.S.) singled to center scoring two runs and giving Carlos Pena (SO/Columbus West H.S.) all the runs he would need as he walked away with a complete game 4 hit shutout.

Game three the Pride enjoyed another strong pitching performance as Bryan Murphy (SO/Northmont H.S.) kept Owens at bay with a 1 run complete game of his own. Quentin Urban (SO/Milard South H.S. – Omaha, NE) scored on a Taylor Huebner (SO/Piqua H.S.) single and error, later he would score on a single from Andrew Holderman (FR/Eaton H.S.).

The final game of the series was the Roman and Urban offensive show. Both Mitch Roman (FR/Hamilton Southeastern H.S. – Indianapolis, IN) and Quentin Urban (SO/Milard South H.S. – Omaha, NE) went deep collecting Home Runs as well as 3 RBI’s each in the final game of the series.

Game 1

                  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E

SCC         0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 8 3

OCC      1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 6 3

WP: Patrick Boyle (7-0) Save: Nathan Helke (10)

Game 2

        1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E

SCC 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 4 0

OCC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2

WP: Carlos Pena (7-1)

Game 3

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E

SCC 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 5 6 1

OCC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 6

WP: Bryan Murphy (4-0)

Game 4

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E

SCC 3 4 0 0 6 1 0 14 10 2

OCC 0 3 1 1 0 0 6 11 11 3

WP: Mason Aelker (2-1)

Sinclair will play at the University of Dayton Field on Tuesday against the University of Northwestern Ohio in a single game starting 4:15.



Friday, April 11
CHANGES TO LAKELAND SERIES

Today's games in Cleveland have been canceled.  The series has been moved to Saturday and Sunday.  First pitch Saturday is scheduled for 2pm.

Sunday, April 6
SINCLAIR SWEEPS CUYAHOGA AT HOME!

Game 1

The Pride took the lead in the 2nd with a two out triple off the bat of Andrew Holderman ...

Thursday, April 3

CHANGES TO CUYAHOGA SERIES

It's a recurring theme this season, changes to the weekend due to weather. With the threat of morning showers, Friday's game one will now start at 3:30.  This will be a doubleheader and the series with finish on Saturday wil another doubleheader starting at 1:00.

Friday, March 28
CHANGES TO OWENS SERIES!

Today's DH against Owens starting at 3pm is on. Saturday's games have been pushed back to Sunday with inclement weather in the area all day. Sunday's DH will now start at 2pm and be played at Wright State University.

Tuesday, March 25
SINCLAIR TAKES TWO OUT OF THREE AGAINST REGIONAL FOE MACOMB

By Mike Parr

GAME 1- A shaky first inning out of LHP Patrick Boyle would lead to an early 1-0 lead for Macomb. Boyle would settle and went 5 more innings striking out 5, while allowing just 4 hits.

Sinclair would not get on the board until the bottom of the third. Andrew Holderman reached on an error by the right fielder to lead off the inning. After courtesy runner Mitch Roman stole second base and Ben Herlihy walked, Sinclair executed a double steal putting both runners in scoring position. Titus Montgomery would score Roman to even things up at 1 on a RBI ground out to second base.

The score would stay all tied up until the 5th. That’s when Holderman got things started again, this time with a walk to lead off the inning. Herlihy followed up with a single, advancing courtesy runner Roman to third. With runners on first and third and no outs Mark Carpenter tripled home both runners with a deep drive into the gap at Grady’s field. Eric Hansman and Pete Ballard would both add RBI singles in the inning to put Sinclair up 5-1.

Starter Pat Boyle finished the night with 5 strikeouts over 6 innings allowing 1 run to improve to 3-0 on the season. Zac Edwards pitched a scoreless 7th in his first outing in two weeks.

FINAL- Sinclair 5, Macomb 1

WP- Boyle (3-0)

OFFENSIVE LEADERS; Carpenter-2-4, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI Hansman-1-4, 1 R, RBI, Huebner-2-3, Ballard- 1-2, RBI

GAME 2- The Tartan offense exploded in game two with four players collecting multiple hits. In the bottom of the first Mitch Roman got things started with a double, Taylor Huebner would then single Roman home. Huebner would later score when Pete Ballard singled up the middle.

Sinclair scored four more times in the second inning taking 6-1 lead over Macomb. Ben Herlihy and Taylor Huebner both had RBI singles in the inning, while Mitch Roman drove in two runs on his first triple of the game. Things stayed quite until the 4th, that’s when Mark Carpenter was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning. Roman then hit his second triple of the game plating Carpenter, Taylor Huebner followed with a deep drive to center that cleared the fences for his second home run of the season putting Sinclair ahead 9-1.

Alonso Palacios would end the game in the 5th with a 2 RBI double, giving Sinclair the run rule advantage going up 11-1

Sinclair Starter Carlo Pena improved his record to 5-0, pitching all 5 innings of the short contest. Pena allowed just 1R over 4 hits, while striking out 3 and walking 1.

FINAL: Sinclair 11, Macomb 1

WP: Pena (5-0)

OFFENSIVE LEADERS: Roman- 3-3, 4 RS, 2B, 2 3b, 3 RBI Huebner- 3-3, 2 RS, HR, 4 RBI Palacios- 1-1, 2b, 2 RBI Ballard- 2-2, RBI Young- 2-3, 2B, Herlihy- 1-3, RS, RBI

GAME 3- Sinclair starter Bryan Murphy did everything he could to pick up his first win of the season. Murphy pitched 7 innings allowing 3 hits and 1 run, while striking out 10 Macomb hitters. It just wasn’t enough on this cold day, as the Sinclair offense would only score once in 9 innings.

Tied 1-1 entering the 8th Macomb would score twice and the inning. Macomb added two more runs in the 9th to build a 4-1 lead.

FINAL: Sinclair 1, Macomb 4

LP: Helke (1-1)

OFFENSIVE LEADERS: Young- 3-4 Combs- 2-4, RBI  



Friday, March 21
CHANGES TO SATURDAY'S GAME TIMES!

Game one Saturday against Macomb CC will now start at noon. Game two will follow 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one.

Monday, March 17
CHANGES TO THE WEEK

Wednesday's game at Danville Area has been canceled due to poor field conditions.  The Pride have picked up a doubleheader on Tuesday against Tiffin's JV.  First pitch is at 3pm and Pat McGuff will be on the mound.

Monday, March 10
TARTANS WIN ROAD SERIES AT POTOMAC STATE

Game 1 & Game 2 Recap: Sinclair 4 Potomac State 1 & Sinclair 7 Potomac State 5

Game 3 Recap: Potomac State 8 Sinclair 7 (10 Innings) 

The Pride will have their home opener this Tuesday at Grady's Field on the campus of Athletes in Action.  The game is now a doubleheader against Ashland starting at 3:30.  Pat McGuff will start game one and Mason Bach will start game two.

 



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Game 1 Winner Pat Boyle On A Nice Run

Thursday, March 6
PRIDE DROP TWO CLOSE GAMES IN MORRISTOWN

Game 1 Recap: Walters State 7 Sinclair 6

Game 2 Recap: Walters State 13 Sinclair 10 

Sinclair will head to beautiful Keyser, West Virginia this weekend to take on Potomac State College.  There is a doubleheader on Saturday at 1pm and a single nine on Sunday at noon.



Glen Oaks Wins
Sunday, March 2
SINCLAIR OPENS UP THE SEASON WITH TWO WINS

The 2014 season begun on Saturday with two wins over regional foe Glen Oaks Community College.

Game 1

After facing their teammates for the past month, the Pride offense was ready to see someone in a different uniform. The Tartan bats scored nine runs on nine hits in the first inning, scoring seven runs with two outs. The inning was highlighted by two hits and three RBI’s from Taylor Huebner, and a double with two RBI’s from Alonso Palacios. The offense would cool off though as Glen Oaks reliever Dylan Call started putting up zero’s, giving the Vikings a chance for a comeback.

Glen Oaks scored three in the 3rd off Sinclair starter Pat Boyle and then they chased him from the game in the 4th after he loaded the bases up. Reliever Pat McGuff struggled with control and just like that it was 9-7. Freshman Southpaw Mason Aelker entered the game with the bases loaded and ended the threat with a strikeout. Aelker went two more innings without allowing a hit before turning the ball over to Pride closer Nathan Helke. Helke closed out the game with three strikeouts in the 7th.

Final Score: Sinclair 9 Glen Oaks 7

WP: Mason Aelker (1-0) 2.1IP 3K’s

SV: Nathan Helke (1) 1IP 3K’s

Offensive Leaders: Quentin Urban 2-4 2RS RBI SB, Taylor Huebner 2-3 RS 2B 3RBI’s BB, Alonso Palacios 2-3 RS 2RBI’s BB, Titus Montgomery 1-2 RS 2 BB’s

Game 2

Carlos Pena was the story of game two as he dominated Viking hitters striking out nine over five innings of work. Pena retired the first batter each inning he pitched, and threw first pitch strikes to fifteen hitters. Sinclair got on the board early scoring two runs on RBI singles from Alex Young and Titus Montgomery in the second inning. Glen oaks would cut the lead in half with a run on an infield single in the 5th, but the Pride answered in the bottom half with a RBI single from Mitch Roman. Freshmen Austin Eads relieved Pena and pitched a scoreless 6th inning. After recording the first two outs in the 7th, Eads allowed two singles and was lifted for closer Nathan Helke who once again finished the game.

Final Score: Sinclair 3 Glen Oaks 1

WP: Carlos Pena 5IP 4H ER 9K’s (1-0)

SV: Nathan Helke .1 IP (2)

Offensive Leaders: Keenan Carter 2-2 2B HBP, Alex Young 2-3 RS RBI

Sinclair’s series with Walters State has been pushed back to Tuesday and Wednesday. Follow the games live at: http://gc.io/team-52e80de6d21618570f9f2753



Tuesday, January 28
2014 SEASON PREVIEW

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Sinclair Community College Head Coach Steve Dintaman has announced the schedule for the 2014 season, which will be his 7th season at the helm of the Tartan Pride. “I’m very excited about our schedule for the upcoming season,” said Dintaman. “We have once again scheduled some tough non-conference games and we’ll play four preseason ranked teams before conference begins. Our goals remain the same; win the conference and win the regional. The regional champion receives an automatic berth to the World Series and that’s where we want to be.”

Last season, Sinclair finished 27-25, one win away from their 5th straight conference championship. Heading into the final weekend of the regular season, the Pride lost all four games at Cuyahoga and for the first time in 8 years, they headed to the Sub-Regional. The Sub-Regional was a disaster with poor weather and the tournament went from double elimination to single elimination. After dropping game one 2-1, the bats finally woke up and the Tartans erupted for 11 runs, winning 11-4. The season would end though on a win, and after three days of rain, the 2013 season was over.

The 2014 campaign will begin at home this season as regional foe Glen Oaks comes to town. After the three game series, Sinclair will head back to Morristown, Tennessee to take on #9 Walters State. “Walters is one of the best programs in the country, year in and year out. Last year they played in the Division I World Series and on paper this team looks like they are heading there again.”

Once they return from Tennessee, the Pride head back on the road to face another familiar opponent in #19 Potomac State. “Potomac State is one of the strongest and most well respected programs in the NJCAA. Coach Little and his staff are first class and each game we play with them is a battle.”

Another huge test for the Pride follows Potomac State when they host two more regional teams in #10 Kellogg and Muskegon. “The regional always goes through Battle Creek and Kellogg is the team to beat in my mind each season. Coach Laskovy’s team is once again tabbed to be the favorite and we will get a good idea of where we are at when we face them.” New to the schedule this season but not unfamiliar to Sinclair is Muskegon. “I’m excited to have Coach Pohlman’s team down to Grady’s Field for the first time. We seem to meet nearly every year in the regional tournament and the games are always close.”

With the regional pushed back another week, Sinclair will host another team at AIA this season and that is Macomb. Macomb is also out of Michigan and is led by Joe Santilli. “Coach Santilli has brought teams down to play Sinclair even back when he coached at Henry Ford. He has had a lot of success at Macomb and this could be another preview of the regional tournament.”

Midweek contest this year include home and home games against Danville Area and Vincennes, and one single game against #12 Parkland. “This will be the best midweek lineup that we’ve had and each of these programs will keep us sharp for conference weekends. There really isn’t a day off on the schedule this year; we will be challenged every time we take the field.”

Conference play starts again with Owens coming to town on March 28th. Each team in the OCCAC plays a twenty-four game schedule playing each other eight times. “Though the conference is small, we have four solid programs coached by four strong staffs. Last year, three teams finished within a game of a championship and this year could be the same way.”

Following the conference season is the regional tournament which returns to Battle Creek, Michigan. This event is held in the middle of May and the winner will head to Enid, Oklahoma for the NJCAA DII World Series.

“I’m very proud of the schedule we have put together with our limited resources. We might not take trips to vacation destinations like others, but we do play the best competition around. This year’s team has worked extremely hard with early morning weights, individuals, team meetings and practices. We’ll be ready on March 1st for the journey to the 580 to begin. Hope to see you at Grady’s Field this spring. ROLL PRIDE!”



Friday, January 17
BOYLE COMMITS TO CINCINNATI!

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Sophomore pitcher Pat Boyle (Valley View) has committed to play at the University of Cincinnati. Boyle spent the previous season playing football/baseball at Wooster. This fall, Boyle emerged as one of the leading candidates to be in the weekend rotation and we expect him to have a big year for us on the mound. Congrats to Pat on this accomplishment and we wish him the best of luck.

Friday, November 8
HUEBNER COMMITS TO GRAND VALLEY STATE!

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Sophomore third basemen Taylor Huebner (Piqua HS) has committed to play at Grand Valley State University. GVSU is coming of an incredible year in which they finished third at the DII World Series and they expect Taylor to make an immediate impact. Huebner had a very good fall and will be a cornerstone in the middle of the lineup this spring. Congrats to Taylor on this accomplishment and we wish him the best of luck.

 

 



Tuesday, November 5
URBAN COMMITS TO MURRAY STATE!

Sophomore outfielder Quentin Urban has committed to play at Murray State University. Urban spent the previous two years at the University of Nebraska, and he made an immediate impact here at Sinclair this fall. Not only did Urban have a strong fall on the field, but he gained a lot of respect from his teammates off it with his hard work and dedication. Congrats to Quentin on this accomplishment and we wish him the best of luck.

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Friday, November 1
RIGHT-HANDED PITCHER PAT MCGUFF COMMITS TO MOREHEAD STATE!

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Sophomore pitcher Pat McGuff (Hamilton) has committed to play at Morehead State University. McGuff transferred in this fall and quickly established himself as one of our top arms. Pat is the second player to commit to play for a Division I school in the early signing period. Congrats to Pat on this accomplishment and we wish him the best of luck.

Friday, October 25
ROMAN COMMITS TO WRIGHT STATE!

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Freshmen shortstop Mitch Roman (Hamilton Southeastern) has committed to play at Wright State University.  Roman will play the 2014 season for the Pride and then leave to become a part of Coach Lovelady's first recruiting class at WSU. Congrats to Mitch on this accomplishment.

Wednesday, July 24
KRUZEL SIGNS WITH HENDERSON STATE

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Pride Freshmen infielder AJ Kruzel has signed to play at Henderson State in Arkansas next season.  Kruzel was a mainstay in the lineup for the Tartans, providing consistency at the plate in the two-hole.  He was one of the leaders all year in quality plate appearance percentage and finished the season with a .333 batting average.  AJ was also selected in the Major League Baseball draft this year in the 37th round by the St. Louis Cardinals.  Congrats to AJ and we wish him the best of luck in the future. 

ARGUMEDO COMMITS TO ILLINOIS TECH!

Pride sophomore catcher Darwin Argumedo will continue his playing career at Illinois Tech. IIT is one of the best engineering schools in the country and Darwin will have a chance to make an immediate impact behind the dish. While at Sinclair, Argumedo had a career batting average of around .300 and was one of the top student-athletes at the college. He leaves with a degree in chemical engineering and finished his career with a 3.59 GPA. Congrats to Darwin and we wish him the best of luck.

Orgullo segundo receptor Darwin Argumedo continuará su carrera como jugador en Illinois Tech. IIT es una de las mejores escuelas de ingeniería en el país y Darwin tendrá la oportunidad de hacer un impacto inmediato detrás del plato. Mientras que en Sinclair, Argumedo tuvo un promedio de bateo de alrededor de 0.300 y fue uno de los mejores estudiantes-atletas en el colegio. Se va con una licenciatura en ingeniería química y terminó su carrera con un 3.59 GPA. Felicidades a Darwin y le deseamos la mejor de las suertes.



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AJ KRUZEL SELECTED IN 2013 MLB DRAFT

Pride second basemen AJ Kruzel was selected in this year’s Major League Baseball Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 37th round. Kruzel had a terrific season for the Pride and was one of the most consistent hitters in the lineup. AJ hit .333 and carried an on base percentage of over .450 throughout the season. Congrats to AJ on this accomplishment and best of luck.

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HAAG COMMITS TO SOUTHERN INDIANA!

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Scott Haag has committed to play for the University of Southern Indiana next season. While at Sinclair, Scott was the most valuable pitcher on a staff plagued with injuries. The sophomore righthander filled three different roles during different times this season. Haag started in the bullpen, then moved to the closer role and then became the number one starter. Notable stats included three saves, 55 strikeouts in 50 innings pitched, and three complete games. Congrats to Scott and we wish him the best of luck as a Screaming Eagle.

Friday, May 17
2013 SINCLAIR BASEBALL UNSIGNED SENIOR WORKOUT DAY!

Sinclair Community College has set their 2013 unsigned senior workout date. If you would like to attend or know someone who would, they need to bring a valid physical form or a copy of their High School physical.  Also, please fill out a recruiting questionnaire on our website. Forms can be found on the website under prospective athletes or picked up in the Sinclair Athletic Department Office in Building 8.  If you are a transfer, you must have a release form to workout and also bring a copy of your unofficial transcript.

When: Wednesday, June 12th - 10:30-2:00 (Check in will start at 9:30.)

Where: Grady's Field -Athletes in Action in Xenia, OH (Home Field of the Tartan Pride)

Directions from Sinclair: Take I-75 North/South to 35 S Xenia. When 35 Splits stay right (Washington Court House). Take 42 North Exit is closed.  Take 68 North Exit.  Left off Exit Toward Xenia.  Left on Detroit Street Park will be on your left and you will see it.

Itinerary

10:30 - Run the 60 (Catchers, Outfielders, Infielders, Pitchers)

10:50 – Fielding : Catchers – Throw to 2nd - Outfielders – Throw to 3rd, Home. From RF - Infielders – GB at SS.

11:40 - BP (Pitchers, Catchers, Outfielders, Infielders)

Note: If you are a pitcher only you can show up at noon. 

1:00 – Pitchers/Catchers Bullpens

2:00 – Done with workout

If you have any questions, please call the office number (937) 512-3039 or email Coach Dintaman at Stephen.Dintaman@Sinclair.edu. It’s a field turf field so we will not have problems with weather.


Handout: Physical Form

Wednesday, June 5
CARTER SIGNS WITH UNOH!

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Ryan Carter has signed to played at the University of Northwestern Ohio next season.  The Pride closer broke his hand two days before the season opener and missed the entire 2013 season.  In 2012, the southpaw was one of the key bullpen arms on a team that won 44 games.  In May, Carter graduated from Sinclair with an Associate's Degree of the Arts.  Congrats to Ryan on this accomplishment and we wish him the best of luck with the Racers.

Monday, May 27
RAYMOND COMMITS TO KING UNIVERSITY!

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Pride first basemen Tyler Raymond has committed to play at King University in Bristol, Tennessee next year. Raymond had the highest batting average of any Tartan hitter the final month of the season hitting over .370. He finished the season hitting .307, drove in twenty-eight runs and had three homeruns. Congrats to Tyler and we wish him the best of luck.



Tuesday, May 21
McGILL COMMITS TO LMU!

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Sophomore outfielder Nick McGill has committed to play at Lincoln Memorial University next season.  McGill will join former teammate Ian Creager and fellow outfielder Jon Lowe and look to make an immediate impact.  After a slow start, McGill came on strong hitting over .360 in the final month of the season and was one of the OCCAC leaders in batting average.  Also noteworthy, Nick had nearly a 3.0 in his final year at Sinclair.  Congrats to Nick and we wish him the best of luck.



DOWNING COMMITS TO DAYTON!

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Sophomore infielder Austin Downing has committed to play at The University of Dayton next season.  Downing will join former teammates Corey Johnson and Brock Trimbur and will compete for a job at third or second.  Austin had an outstanding career at Sinclair and finished this season hitting .350 with 33 RBI's and 14 Stolen Bases.  Congrats to Austin and we wish him the best of luck.

Thursday, May 2
SUB-REGIONAL SCHEDULE

There is rain the forecast so this schedule might change.  Follow our facebook page, Sinclair Baseball CC for updates.

Friday- May 3rd

Game 1- 9:30AM Owens CC vs. Vincennes University

Game 2 12:00PM Sinclair CC vs. Cuyahoga

Game 3 2:30PM Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2

Game 4 5:30PM Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2

Saturday- May 4th

Game 5 11:00AM Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4

Game6 1:30PM Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 4

Sunday- May 5th

Game 7 (If Needed) 11:00AM Loser of Game 6 vs. Winner of Game 6  



Saturday, April 27
SWEPT! SINCLAIR LOSES FIRST CONFERENCE SERIES IN 5 YEARS

Heading into the weekend, Sinclair needed just one win to extend their conference championship streak to five but it wasn’t meant to be. The home team Cuyahoga did not lose a single inning all weekend and they swept the Pride giving them a chance for a conference title. Tri-C outplayed and outcoached Sinclair the entire weekend and left the Pride wondering what might have been. For the first time since 2006, Sinclair will play in the Sub-Regional tournament next weekend at a site to be determined. The winner will play in the Regional the following weekend.

Game 1

Final Score: Cuyahoga 3 Sinclair 0

LP: Matt Kruzel 6IP 4H 3ER 3BB 5K’s

Offensive Leaders: Drew Williams 1-2 BB, Lance Straley 2-3 2B

Game 2

Final Score: Cuyahoga 5 Sinclair 2

P: Craig Koehler 4.2IP 7H 4ER 5BB 2K’s

Offensive Leaders: AJ Kruzel 1-2 RBI, Lance Straley 2-2 RS BB RBI

Game 3

Final Score: Cuyahoga 7 Sinclair 3

LP: Stephen Holland 5.2IP 6H 7ER 3BB’s K

Offensive Leaders: Drew Williams 2-3 2RS, Lance Straley 3-3 3B RBI

Game 4

Final Score: Cuyahoga 1 Sinclair 0

LP: Scott Haag 6IP 3H R 0ER 2BB 6K’s

Offensive Leaders: Paul Wilson 2-3 2B, Nick McGill 1-2 SB 2B, Jon Lowe 1-2 BB



Dragons Win
SINCLAIR TOPS URBANA AT 5TH-3RD FIELD

By Brendan Loiacono

The Home of the Dragons became the Home of the Sinclair Tartan Pride for one game on Wednesday as they faced the Urbana Blue Knights in frigid conditions. The night started with a ceremony honoring the Alumni of Sinclair baseball and a beautiful National Anthem. The dugout heaters were on and players donned winter jackets and gloves, but both sides were determined to come out victorious on this special day. Stephen Holland took the mound for the Pride for the opening frame and retired the side in order while striking out two Blue Knights. In the bottom half of the first inning, Sinclair opened up the flood gates with two runs to jump ahead. Jon Lowe led off the inning with a single, followed by a walk to AJ Kruzel. Both would later score on a two out single to right field by sophomore left fielder Paul Wilson. Freshman southpaw Joshua Shea was given the ball for the second inning, shutting down Urbana 1-2-3 without a fuss. In the top of the third inning, it was Carlos Pena who emerged from the bullpen to take his turn on the rubber. He mirrored Holland’s outing with two strikeouts and no base runners. In the bottom of the fourth inning, with one gone, Paul Wilson reached on error committed by the Urbana shortstop. The blunder would prove costly as Tyler Raymond singled, advancing Wilson to second and Nick McGill drove Wilson in with two outs to make the lead 3-0 Sinclair. Mason Bach occupied the mound in both the fourth and fifth innings for the pride, giving up just one lone run in the fifth. The scoring continued in the bottom half of the fifth frame when with two out, Paul Wilson sent a fly ball soaring deep into the sunset sky and caromed off the center field wall for a 400 foot triple. This would score AJ Kruzel who led off the inning with a base hit to centerfield and Austin Downing who sacrifice bunted and reached base via error. With the score now 6-1 in favor of the Tartans, Nathan Helke was granted his chance to show off his skills on the mound in the top of the sixth inning. Helke, with his strong, towering presence on the mound, retired the side in order while striking out two batters. The Incredible Helk proved that on this day, Goliath was too powerful for David to conquer. The already commanding 6-1 lead became insurmountable in the bottom of the sixth when Nick McGill led off the frame with a base on balls and advanced to second on a wild pitch and to third base on a passed ball. With one away, Allen Kruzel lifted a fly ball into the outfield for a sacrifice fly, scoring Mcgill and giving the Pride a 7-1 lead. Scott Haag was tasked with finishing off the game and he did so successfully despite an unearned run crossing the plate, but the doors were slammed shut after that and the Pride walked off the field victorious.

Final Score: Sinclair 7 Urbana 2

Winning Pitcher: Mason Bach- 2IP 2H 1R 1ER 1BB 2K’s

Offensive Leaders: Paul Wilson 2-3 2R 4RBI, AJ Kruzel 1-2 2R 1RBI 1BB, Nick McGill 1-2 1R 1RBI 1BB



TARTANS WIN FINAL GAME AT GRADY'S; SPLIT THE DAY

Game 1

Zach Ryan made his 6th start of the season for the Pride as they took on Ashland University. ...

PRIDE WIN FINAL HOME SERIES AGAINST LAKELAND!

Game 1

Matt Kruzel matched up with Lakeland Ace John Gora in a rematch of the game two weeks ago ...

Wednesday, April 17

LOWE COMMITS TO LINCOLN MEMORIAL!

Sophomore outfielder Jon Lowe has signed to play at Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee.  Lowe will join former Pride teammate Ian Creager and will look to make an immediate impact in the outfield.  As the Pride's leadoff hitter, Lowe has had a great season so far hitting .365 with 5 triples and 27 RBI's.  Congrats to Jon and we wish him the best of luck in the future.

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Wednesday, April 17
TARTANS FALL TO BLAZERS 12-4

The Vincennes offense took advantage of double digit free bases and put the game away in the 4th and 5th with ...

SINCLAIR AND OWENS SPLIT CONFERENCE WEEKEND

After the Pride took both games on Sunday, Owens responded with two wins of their own to split the series ...

MIDWEEK BLUES; PRIDE DROP TWO MORE MIDWEEK GAMES

The Pride pitching staff gave up 26 runs in two midweek games and the offense couldn't do enough to overcome ...

SINCLAIR TAKES DOWN UD CLUB 10-5

Five players collected multi-hit games as the Pride picked up the win on Monday night. Dayton scored three ...

LOSING STREAK ENDS; PRIDE WIN LAKELAND SERIES

Heading into the conference weekend, the Pride had lost four straight games. Never in Coach Dintaman’s ...

PITCHING AND DEFENSE STRUGGLE; ASHLAND TAKES TWO

Having lost their previous two games, the Tartan Pride were looking to get back on track at Ashland but that ...

Monday, April 1
NO FIGHT; SINCLAIR DROPS GAME AGAINST WITTENBERG 8-4

After putting up four runs in the first two innings the Sinclair offense went colder than the actual temperature ...

Monday, April 1
SATURDAYS TWIN BILL ENDS WITH ANOTHER SPLIT

By Brendan Loiacono

Pride Pitching Shines in Game One

There was not a cloud in the ...

Monday, April 1
DOUBLEHEADER ENDS IN SPLIT FRIDAY AT GRADY’S FIELD

By Brendan Loiacono

Game 1 goes to Cuyahoga

Jon Lowe led off the tartan half of the ...

Thursday, March 28
TARTANS WIN EVERY INNING, DOWN TITANS 17-2

The cold weather couldn’t cool down the Pride offense as they won every inning in the game last night. ...

Saturday, March 23
SINCLAIR TAKES FIRST CONFERENCE SERIES OF THE YEAR FROM RIVAL OWENS

In a four game series that had just about everything, the Tartan Pride found a way pick up three wins. Highlights ...

Sunday, March 17
COBRAS DOWN TARTANS TO CAP OFF WEEKEND

By Brendan Loiacono

 The Parkland Cobras defeated the Sinclair Tartan Pride on a frigid day ...

Saturday, March 16
PRIDE WIN TWO BIG GAMES AT HOME

By Brendan Loiacono

Sinclair survives Parkland to earn the victory Sinclair’s offense struck ...

Friday, March 15
BRUINS SHUT DOWN TARTANS AT GRADY'S

By Brendan Loiacono

Kellogg got off to a great start scoring two in the first inning off starter ...

Friday, March 15

SATURDAY GAMES MOVED UP AN HOUR

All games tomorrow will move up one hour.  The first game of the day between Sinclair and Parkland will now begin at 11am.

Friday, March 15
AGGRESSIVE BASERUNNING LEADS PRIDE TO VICTORY OVER RACERS

By Brendan Loiacono

The Tartan Pride faced the University of Northwestern Ohio’s JV team ...

Tuesday, March 12
URBANA BLUE KNIGHTS FALL TO PRIDE AT GRADY'S FIELD

By Brendan Loiacono

The Sinclair Tartan Pride got the best of Urbana University in an 8-1 victory ...

Sunday, March 10

SUNDAY SPLIT; PRIDE WIN SERIES AGAINST POTOMAC STATE

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Nick McGill launched his first homerun of the season in game one

By Brendan Loiacono

GAME 1

Gradys field at Athletes in Action was the setting for today’s games between Sinclair Community College and Potomac State University. The first 3 innings were scoreless for both sides until the Catamounts struck first in the top of the fourth inning when Tre Porter doubled to lead off the inning and later scored on a single by Elliot McCummings. The Tartans responded in the bottom of the fifth with a 2 run moonshot homerun to centerfield by Nick McGill, scoring Tyler Raymond, who led off the inning with a single. The Pride tallied two more runs in the bottom of the sixth with an RBI single by Sophomore CF Jon Lowe, scoring Austin Downing. One batter later, Lance Straley lined a double down the left field line which sent Jon Lowe sprinting around the bases and safely into home. In the top of the seventh inning with the score at 4-1, the Catamounts tried to ignite a comeback by tacking on two runs, but coming up short as Nathan Helke turned off the lights at the end of the tunnel for Potomac State. With bases loaded and one out, Helke got McCummings to hit into a 6-4-3 DP. Sinclair starter Craig Koehler turned in a strong performance for the pride, pitching 5 and 1/3 innings of one run ball. Matt Kruzel came in to relieve Koehler, finishing off the top of the sixth inning but struggled in the seventh before Nathan Helke came in and closed it down.

Final Score: Sinclair 4 Potomac State 3

WP- Craig Koehler 5 1/3 2H ER 4BB’s 5K’s

SV- Nathan Helke 1IP BB

Offensive Leaders: Nick McGill 1-3 R HR 2 RBI, Jon Lowe 1-3 R RBI, Lance Straley 1-3 2B, RBI, AJ Kruzel 2-3 SB

GAME 2

Potomac State lefty starter Scott Fox had his way with the Tartan offense in game two. Fox was on top of his game during his dominate 6 inning shutout performance. He allowed just three hits and struck out five Pride batters. Sinclair Starter Zach Ryan did not fare as well, lasting only four frames surrendering three runs, one of which was earned, three hits and three walks while striking out six. Carlos Merlano relieved Ryan for the final three innings, also surrendering three runs during his time on the mound. Potomac State’s offense was sparked in the first inning when Zach Stolipher hit a one out double with two men on to take the lead 2-0. Then in the fourth inning, Ron Musto hit a long homerun to make the score 3-0. In the top of the fifth inning with two outs, Stolipher struck again with an RBI single to add to the growing Catamount lead over Sinclair 4-0. Two more runs were scored in the top of the sixth inning with an RBI single from Connar Bastaich and another RBI single by Tre Porter to make it 6-0. Mike Eisel came in to relieve Fox and finished off the Pride offense in the bottom of the seventh.

Final Score: Potomac State 6 Sinclair 0 

LP- Zach Ryan 4IP 3R ER 3H 3BB 6K’s

Offensive Leaders: Austin Downing 1-2, Darwin Argumedo 1-2, Dustin Cottrell 1-1.



Sunday, March 10
TARTANS TAKE DOWN CATAMOUNTS IN EXTRA INNINGS THILLER

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Playing another home game on the road, the Pride couldn’t have asked for a better day to play at Bill Davis Stadium on the campus of The Ohio State University. Sinclair started the scoring in the first when Drew Williams doubled to leftfield with one out, scoring Matt Sullivan. Williams was the story of the game with a career high six hits and reaching base in all seven of his plate appearances.

Pride starter Tyler Sexton cruised through the first three innings and took a 4-0 lead into the 4th inning when the Catamount started to threaten. After cutting the lead in half in the 4th, Potomac State used five straight hits in the 5th to take the lead 5-4. Sexton would give up another run after centerfielder Jon Lowe lost the ball in the sun with two outs. Freshmen Carlos Pena came in to end the threat and only needed one pitch to get a groundball out.

Potomac kept their two run lead for the next couple innings until Jon Lowe knocked in two runs with two outs in the 7th, tying the game at 6. Just like in the past, these two teams would need extra innings to settle this one.

In the 10th inning, the Catamounts leadoff batter Elliot McCummings was hit by the pitch to start things off. After a successful sacrifice bunt, Carlos Pena was lifted for reliever Scott Haag. With a 1-1 count, Potomac’s catcher Ron Musto laced a line drive to center, giving the Cats the lead. Haag retired the next two hitters and the Pride entered the bottom of the inning needing a run.

After Potomac State pitcher Mason Fordyce retired the leadoff hitter Jon Lowe, Sullivan hit a base hit to center to start the rally. Williams then doubled over the head of leftfielder Scott Fox and then things became very interesting. Trying to score from first, Sullivan was held up at 3rd but was far enough off the bag that he ended up in a rundown. While retreating back to 3rd, Williams broke for third trying to at least move up a base. It appeared that Sullivan was tagged but in fact he avoided it, and then when the Catamounts flipped the ball to third, the ball got away from the infielder. Williams then jumped up and sprinted toward home where he was thrown out at the plate. After a 5-10 minute conference, Williams was called out for passing Sullivan on the bases and Sullivan was safe at third. So, with two outs Pride second basemen Austin Downing singled up the middle tying the game once again.

Sinclair loaded the bases up in the bottom of the 11th with no outs, but Paul Wilson grounded into a 1-2-3 double play and Lowe grounded out to 1st. The game remained tied heading into the bottom of the 12th and once again Sullivan was there to get things started with a single to right. Williams then bunted him over to 2nd and was safe at first as the ball rolled past the pitcher. That brought Downing to the plate who already had two successful sacrifice bunts and this one was a beauty. Potomac’s State first basemen was playing an extra aggressive bunt coverage and was about 3 feet from the plate when Downing’s bunt was sent down the 3rd base line. Trying to make an unbelievable play, he threw to third where Sullivan beat the throw. In a nine pitch at-bat, Tyler Raymond finally delivered the final blow as he drove the ball into deep left field to win the game in walkoff fashion.

Final Score: SCC 8 PSC 7

WP: Scott Haag 2.2IP 2H 0R BB 3K’s

Offensive Leaders: Drew Williams 6-7 RS 2 2B’s SB RBI, Matt Sullivan 3-6 3RS BB SB, Austin Downing 1-3 BB 3 SAC’s RBI, Nick McGill 2-4 2RS SB 2B RBI, AJ Kruzel 3-5 RS BB 2B RBI



Tuesday, March 5
SINCLAIR SPLITS DOUBLEHEADER WITH TIFFIN AT THE NISCH

By Brendan Loiacono

GAME 1- Despite being out-hit 10-6, the Tiffin Dragons downed the Tartan ...

Sunday, March 3

UPDATED SCHEDULE NOW POSTED

Sinclair has moved around and picked up some games on the schedule this week.  The Tartans will play Tiffin tomorrow at Wright State in a doubleheader starting at noon.  Check Schedule & Results for other updates.

Friday, March 1
SATURDAY'S GAMES WITH GLEN OAKS HAVE BEEN CANCELED

Saturday's games have been canceled.  Look for an update to the weekend soon.

Wednesday, February 27
INDIANA TECH GAME CANCELED

Cold weather and snow in the forecast has canceled today's doubleheader against Indiana Tech.  No make-up will be scheduled.

Monday, February 25
PRIDE BOUNCE BACK WITH WINS AT CUMBERLANDS

Game 1

Sinclair started the scoring off first by scoring two runs in the 2nd. The inning started ...

Sunday, February 24

CHANGES TO GAMES THIS WEEK

With the forecast in Dayton not looking too good this week, Sinclair will now play a doubleheader at the University of The Cumberlands tomorrow starting at 1pm.  Tuesday's game against Urbana has already been postponed and we will make a decision on Wednesday's game sometime on Monday.

Sunday, February 24
SINCLAIR DROPS TWO AT WALTERS STATE

Game 1

Paul Wilson did all he could to give the Tartan Pride a boost, but it wasn't enough to get past Walters State, as Sinclair lost 6-5 in seven innings at Morristown, TN on Sunday. Wilson racked up two RBIs on three hits for the Pride. He singled in the second, fourth, and sixth innings.

Zach Walton got the win for Walters State. He pitched two shutout innings. He struck out two, walked none and surrendered one hit. Walters State was sparked by Elijah Sutherland and Matt Harrell, who teamed up for four hits and two RBIs.

Final Score: #11 Walters State 6 Sinclair 5

LP: Carlos Pena (0-1) .2 IP 3H ER

Offensive Leaders: Paul Wilson 3-3 2 RBI’s, Lance Straley 1-3 2B 2 RBI’s

Game 2

Matt Sullivan went 2-2 at the plate, but Sinclair fell 14-6 in the second game on Sunday. Sullivan homered in the third inning and doubled in the sixth inning. Jon Lowe also had a big game knocking in four and homering in the 2nd to give the Pride the early lead.

With the score tied at six in the bottom of the 5th the Senators took advantage of two Tartan errors and scored eight unearned runs with two outs, putting the game away.

Corey Greeson got it done on the hill on the way to a win. He tossed two innings of shutout ball. Greeson struck out two, walked none and gave up one hit. Walters State was led by Reid Matthews and Jared Allen, who teamed up for four hits and six RBIs.

Final Score: #11 Walters State 14 Sinclair 6

LP: Zach Ryan (0-1) 1IP 5R 0ER K 2BB HBP

Offensive Leaders: Matt Sullivan 2-2 2RS 2 BB’s 2B HR RBI, Tyler Raymond 2-4 RS 2B RBI, Jon Lowe 2-3 RS HR 4 RBI’s.

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Sunday, February 17
SEASON OPENER PUSHED BACK TO SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24TH

With warmer weather in Tennessee, the Tartan Pride will head to Walters State this weekend to open the season. Sinclair will play Walters in a DH Sunday starting at 12:30. On Monday the Pride will stop at the University of The Cumberlands to play a single nine at 1:00. 

Thursday, February 14
INCLEMENT WEATHER CANCELS FIRST TRIP TO WALTERS STATE!

With low temperatures and the possibility of snow, Sinclair has canceled their opening weekend at Walters State.  Right now the Pride are looking at a possible trip next weekend but nothing has been finalized yet.  Stay tuned for updates.

Wednesday, January 30
2013 SEASON PREVIEW

Sinclair Community College Head Coach Steve Dintaman has announced the schedule for the 2013 season, which ...

Wednesday, November 14

SOPHOMORE TARTANS MOVING ON TO BIG SCHOOLS!

Tartan Pride’s Matt Sullivan along with Matt Kruzel have committed early to four year colleges.

By Brendan Loiacono

Matt Sullivan signs with Youngstown State University!

At six feet four inches, Matt Sullivan was a big piece of the Pride offense in 2012, batting .317 with 12 doubles scoring 30 runs and amassed 27 RBIs. As versatile as he is tall, he played SS/3B/1B/OF/P. Sullivan was the MVP for the Sinclair vs. University of Northern Ohio game which took place at Fifth-Third Field, the home of the Dayton Dragons this past spring. At Youngstown State, he will be playing alongside former Sinclair 3B/OF and 2011 All-American Marcus Heath and under the tutelage of head coach Steve Gillispie. In a questionnaire, Sullivan stated that the reason he chose Youngstown State University as his next stop in his college baseball career was that received a strong offer and he really liked the direction their baseball program was heading as well as the academics that YSU has to offer. Sullivan is also looking forward to playing alongside Marcus Heath, as he toured Sullivan through the school during a recruiting visit. Sullivan says he will miss being at Sinclair as well as the people and affordable classes it provides. He states he will also miss playing baseball for Steve Dintaman as well as his teammates and ordering southwestern chicken finger wraps from the Sinclair Cafeteria.

Matt Kruzel signs with Wright State University!

Early in his freshman year, lefty Matt Kruzel dominated as a relief pitcher for the Tartan Pride. Later in the 2012 season he also spot started when needed, and was also very successful. Kruzel went 8-1 with a 2.17 ERA and struck out 49 batters in 41 innings for the Tartan Pride. Matt will be joining Joe Ford and many other former Tartan Pride players to move on to Wright State University for continuation of their baseball and academic careers. During our interview Kruzel stated that the reason he chose WSU was due to the amount of interest WSU showed in him at Perrysburg High School and at Sinclair. He also is a big fan of the WSU baseball team and the coaching staff.  Kruzel looks forward to reuniting with former Tartan Joe Ford of whom he considers to be a great competitor and friend.  He also added that he’ll miss the Sinclair coaching staff and his teammates that he has enjoyed hanging out with on and off the field.  Lastly, Matt will also dearly miss ordering wraps from the Sinclair cafeteria.



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Matt Kruzel & Matt Sullivan

SINCLAIR'S MENTAL PREPARATION MAY BE THE KEY TO THEIR SUCCESS

By Giustino Bovenzi, Sports Editor clarion@sinclair.edu

Sinclair Community College’s baseball ...

JOE FORD - ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Twenty-year-old shortstop Joe Ford said he came to Sinclair because he wanted to win—and he’s ...

Saturday, May 12
PRIDE FALL IN REGIONAL; SEASON ENDS IN BATTLE CREEK

A tight game was decided in the seventh inning as Sinclair fell to Jackson 4-3 in game one of the regional ...

Thursday, May 10


The 2012 Tartan Pride will begin their quest for a World Series Berth this Friday in Battle Creek, Michigan. Currently ranked third in the NJCAA Poll, this group has had an outstanding year tying the schools All-Time Wins mark at 44. As the OCCAC Champion (4th Straight), Sinclair will be the #2 seed this weekend and will open up against the #7 seed Jackson CC. You can follow all tournament games live on GameChanger at http://gc.io/team-4ef08765df17f7661f00213d.  You can also see the tournament bracket at http://www.mccaa.org/d/2011-12/Brackets/12reg12base.pdf.

Thursday, May 10
OCCAC AWARDS ANNOUNCED!

Sinclair has once again received the most All-Conference selections after winning their 4th straight OCCAC ...

Tuesday, May 8
SINCLAIR TAKES TWO FROM KELLOGG IN FINAL DAY OF REGULAR SEASON!

Heading to Battle Creek, ...

Friday, May 4
FORD COMMITS TO WRIGHT STATE!
Shortstop Joe Ford has made his college decision and he’ll continue his baseball career and education at ...

Friday, May 4
CREAGER SIGNS WITH LINCOLN MEMORIAL!
Ian Creager has signed his NLOI to play at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. Creager has been ...

Tuesday, May 1
TARTANS SWEEP CUYAHOGA ON THE ROAD; FINISH 21-3 IN THE OCCAC!

The Tartan Pride traveled to Parma to take on Cuyahoga for a four game set.  Leading with their ace Jon ...

Thursday, April 26
#7 SINCLAIR TAKES TWO FROM #16 VINCENNES

The Pride sophomores wanted their final home games of the season to ...

Thursday, April 26


Coming off another OCCAC Conference Championship and series win over Lakeland, Sinclair has moved back into the Top 10 in the NJCAA Poll.  Sinclair will take their #7 ranking into today's games against #16 Vincennes.



Sunday, April 22
SATURDAY SWEEP FOR SINCLAIR OVER LAKELAND

Sinclair began a new streak Saturday, after their thirteen game winning streak was snapped in game two on ...

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4-PEAT! SINCLAIR WINS 4TH STRAIGHT OCCAC TITLE!

Heading into the weekend, the Pride knew that all they needed was one win over Lakeland, to claim their 4th straight conference championship.  With four games to play at home, nobody wanted to wait for game two.  Sinclair got on the board first with a two out, three run homerun off the bat of Drew Williams. The Lakers battled back and put up four runs of their own in the 3rd inning off starter Jon Thacker.  Trailing by one run in the 4th, Matt Sullivan lead things off with a single to left.  After a Paul Wilson sacrifice bunt, Jon Lowe walked to move the tying run to second.  Blake Hall laced a hit and run to left center tying the game at four.  Joe Ford walked and Austin Downing singled up the middle scoring two runs.  Those runs would be enough for Jon Thacker who battled through five plus innings of work.  Matt Kruzel entered the game in the 6th with two out and ended a Laker threat.  In the 7th, and trailing by four runs, the Lakers led the inning off with a single off Kruzel.  A flyball out to right set up the next play, a 4-6-3 double to end the game.  The celebration was on as the Sinclair players dogpiled near the mound.

Final Score: #11 Sinclair 8 Lakeland 4

WP: Jon Thacker (6-0) 5.2IP 9H 4ER 4K’s

SV: Matt Kruzel (3) 1.1IP H

Offensive Leaders: Joe Ford 2-3 RS 2B, Austin Downing 1-2 SAC 3 RBI’s, Drew Williams 1-3 RS HR 3RBI’s, Matt Sullivan 2-3 RS, Jon Lowe 1-2 2RS BB, Blake Hall 1-2 SAC RBI.

After the dogpile, Sinclair didn’t have much to celebrate in game two.  Laker starter John Gora held the Tartan batters down and only allowed two hits in a complete game shutout performance.  Lakeland put up a run in the 2nd and four in the 3rd and that was all the scoring needed.

Final Score: Lakeland 5 #11 Sinclair 0

LP: Ian Creager (5-2) 4IP 9H 5ER

Offensive Leaders: Dan Lawrence 1-3, Darwin Argumedo 1-3 2B.

First game today has been pushed back to 1pm due to rain in the morning forecast.  Corey Johnson will be starting game one and Brock Trimbur will be starting game two.



MAGIC NUMBER AT TWO AS PRIDE SWEEP OWENS SERIES

After winning ...

EXTRA INNING VICTORY FOR SINCLAIR AT 5TH-3RD FIELD!

Nine innings wasn't enough for Sinclair's first ever game at 5th-3rd Field, Home of the Dayton Dragons.  A ...

PRIDE SWEEP DOUBLEHEADER AT OWENS

The Tartan offense came out on fire in Friday’s OCCAC game at Owens Community College. Joe Ford led ...

SINCLAIR TOPS HAMILTON 10-7!

Sinclair and Miami-Hamilton traded runs all night long but in the end, the Pride found a way to win the last ...

Sunday, April 8
TARTANS SWEEP LAKERS ON THE ROAD!

Game 1

The Pride carried a 4-3 lead after six innings and erupted for six runs in the 7th to ...

PRIDE TOP HARRIERS 10-0

Behind the strong pitching from Freshmen Craig Koehler, the Pride cruised to a 10-0 win at home against Miami-Hamilton. ...

Wednesday, April 4
SINCLAIR’S GAME ONE RALLY COMES UP SHORT; SPLIT DOUBLE HEADER WITH #13 VINCENNES

Sinclair Pride played ...

Monday, April 2
CUYAHOGA TAKES GAME TWO ON SUNDAY IN EXTRAS; SINCLAIR WINS THE SERIES!

The Pride took three out of four again this weekend in OCCAC play but failed to put together a sweep over ...

Friday, March 30

FORMER PITCHER DAN JENSEN HAS BEEN ASSIGNED TO DAYTON!

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It was announced today that Dan Jensen will start his first full season of professional baseball with the Dayton Dragons.  Jensen starred on the mound for the Pride during the 2007-08 season before transferring onto to the University of Cincinnati.  At UC, he was the Friday night starter his junior and senior year.  He was drafted in the 20th round by the Cincinnati Reds in last years draft.  Congrats to Dan and we wish him the best of luck.

Monday, April 2
SINCLAIR SWEEPS WEEK 1 OCCAC POW HONORS!

The OCCAC Baseball Committee has selected Sinclair's Austin Downing as the "OCCAC Baseball Player of the Week" for Week 1 of league play.  The committee has also tagged Sinclair pitcher Corey Johnson as Week 1 "OCCAC Pitcher of the Week".

The Pride took on Owens in the first league series during the week and second baseman Austin Downing (Middletown, Ohio) lit up the hitting category by going .500 for the first four games.  He also had a home run, 4 RBI's and two stolen bases.  Coach Stephen Dintaman is quoted as saying "Austin had a great weekend for us. He came through with a walk-off single in game one and hit a big homerun for us in game two. He was on base all weekend and played good defensively.

Corey Johnson of Sinclair was also named as Week 1 "OCCAC Pitcher of the Week".  Corey is a right handed pitcher out of Tippecanoe High School. During his outing against Owens, Sinclair won 3-1 while he pitched 6 innings.  Corey allowed only 3 hits and one run and struck out 7 batters.Coach Dintaman states "Corey took advantage of his first conference start and gave us six strong innings. He’s shown great composure on the mound this year and really competes every time out."

Congratulations to both Austin and Corey for their outstanding play during week 1 of league play and continued success throughout the remainder of the season!

Scott Webb
OCCAC Webmaster


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Friday, March 30
PRIDE TAKE TWO OVER CHALLENGERS!

 Game 1

Sinclair 1 Cuyahoga 0

WP: Jon Thacker (3-0) 7IP CG 5H 0ER 8K's

Offensive ...

Thursday, March 29
KOEHLER NOTCHES HIS FIRST WIN FOR SINCLAIR!

Freshmen Craig Koehler started for the Pride on the road today against UNOH JV and picked up his first win ...

Thursday, March 29

BASEBALL STUDENT-ATHLETES SAVE THE BEST FOR LAST WITH 3.12 WINTER QUARTER GPA!

As Sinclair says goodbye to quarters this year, Coach Dintaman made his message clear.  "With this being the last winter quarter ever, I told my guys that they have to own it," said Dintaman.  "I think it's always been tougher on our players with quarters and the fact that most teams don't have classes during their postseason runs and we always have.  We've also lost players after the winter quarter and now we'll never have to worry about that again."  Unofficially, the Pride finished the quarter with a 3.12 GPA (Still awaiting a few changes before it's official, but it's very close.)  Fifteen players finished with over a 3.0, seven players made the dean's list, and two finished with a perfect 4.0.  Congratulations to the players on their academic achievements.  ROLL PRIDE!



Thursday, March 29
TARTANS RECEIVE VOTES IN NJCAA POLL!

Sinclair is back in the polls for the first time this season coming in at number #27.  The Pride are currently 17-9 and 3-1 on the OCCAC.  A sweep at Potomac State, a win over #8 Lackawanna, and winning the first conference series against Owens are a few of the highlights so far.  Sinclair will host Cuyahoga this weekend in another conference battle at Grady's Field.



PITCHING POWERS PRIDE TO SPLIT AT ASHLAND

Game 1 

TJ Teets made his first career start for the Pride on Tuesday at Ashland.  ...

Monday, March 26
SINCLAIR WINS OCCAC SERIES OPENER AGAINST OWENS!

In four hard fought games this weekend, the Pride found a way to take ...

Friday, March 23

WEATHER PUSHES BACK THE START OF OWENS SERIES!

Due to inclement weather in the area, Sinclair has moved their games this weekend to Saturday and Sunday.  Saturday's doubleheader will begin at 2pm and Sunday's doubleheader will begin at 1pm.  Come out to Grady's Field and support your Tartan Pride as they look to defend their OCCAC Conference Championships.

Tuesday, March 20
MACOMB DOMINATES THE DAY, TAKES TWO FROM SINCLAIR!

Not much went well for the Pride on Tuesday evening as they played ...

Sunday, October 2

PRIDE PROSPECT DAY CANCELLED

Upcoming alternative events;

  • Miami Valley Open ID Showcase - AIA Complex - Xenia, OH - Oct 15
  • Miami Valley Senior Showcase - Sinclair CC Field House - Dayton, OH - Nov 23
  • Top Prospect Invitation Only (2013/2014) - Sinclair CC Field House - Dayton, OH - Dec 4
  • Dayton Open ID Prospect Showcase - Sinclair CC Field House - Dayton, OH - Dec 11

More information located at http://www.prepbaseballreport.com/Showcases/tabid/1169/Default.aspx


If you have any questions, please contact Trace.Fowler4@gmail.com or call (937)512-3039



Wednesday, October 19
CHANGES TO RED VS. WHITE WORLD SERIES!

Poor weather conditions during the next couple days have forced us to change the series.

Game 1: Friday 5:30 @ AIA.

Game 2: Saturday 11 @ AIA.

Game 3 (If needed) Saturday 1 @ AIA.



Thursday, February 23
SATURDAY'S OPENER CANCELED

Due to inclement weather, Saturday's season opener has been canceled.  Sunday's games are still on and game one will now start at noon.

Sunday, February 26
SINCLAIR TAKES TWO AGAINST GLEN OAKS ON OPENING DAY!



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Kyle Vander Ark's first homerun of the season tied the game at 3 in Game 1.

Game 1

In a matchup between the 2011 OCCAC & MCCAA Champions, Sinclair struck first blood in the first inning on an RBI groundout from Kyle Vander Ark that plated Joe Ford.  Starter Jon Thacker did a great job tossing up zeros and took a 1-0 lead into the 4th.  Glen Oaks starter Curtis Wise matched Thacker and cruised through Pride hitters after the first inning.  After giving up a run in the 4th and the 5th, Thacker got into trouble in the 6th and left with the bases loaded and one out.  Freshmen Stephen Holland struck out the first batter he faced but a passed ball allowed the third run of the game to score.  Holland got out of the jam though and the Pride went into the bottom of the 6th trailing 3-1.  With one out, Ford got things started with his third hit of the game and took second on the misplayed ball in the outfield.  Kyle Vander Ark then delivered the big blast to right, into the wind, tying the game at 3-3.  Back-to-back hits from Dan Lawrence and Austin Downing chased starter Curtis Wise from the game and made Glen Oaks make the call to the bullpen.  Paul Wilson didn't wait long to break the tie and hit a laser into leftfield for a ground rule double that scored two.  Holland would allow a run in the top of the 7th but finished the game on a strikeout earning the victory.

Final Score: Sinclair 5 Glen Oaks 4

WP: Stephen Holland 1-0

Offensive Leaders: Joe Ford 3-3 2 RS 3B, Kyle Vander Ark 1-3 HR 3 RBI's, Paul Wilson 1-3 2B 2 RBI's.

Game 2 

The bats exploded in the second game and the Pride hitters took advantage of Viking's defensive miscues.  Sinclair scored 19 runs on 15 hits to complete the sweep and improve to 2-0.

Final Score: Sinclair 19 Glen Oaks 7

WP: Ian Creager 1-0

Offensive Leaders: Paul Wilson 3-4 4 RS 2B RBI, Kyle Vander Ark 2-4 3RS 3 RBI's, Dan Lawrence 2-4 2RS 2 RBI's, Jon Lowe 2-3 2RS 2B 2 RBI's 2 BB's, Darwin Argumedo 3-5 2RS RBI.  



Tuesday, February 28
8TH INNING COMEBACK LIFTS PRIDE OVER BLUE KNIGHTS

Sinclair and Urbana traded the lead five times on Tuesday night, but the Pride found a way to win 5-4.  

The Pride offense got on the board first, with a two out double off the bat of Danny Lawrence that scored Kyle Vander Ark.  Another two out double in the following inning from Paul Wilson extended the lead to 2-0.  On the other side, Corey Johnson was in total control over the Blue Knights hitters in his four innings of work.  Johnson did not allow a hit and only had one base runner while striking out seven.  

Brock Trimbur relieved Johnson in the 5th and threw well, but ran into major problems in the 8th.  Down 3-1,  Urbana connected for four straight hits and took the lead 4-3.

In the bottom half, Mike Maddle reached base on an infield error and Darwin Argumedo came off the bench to lay down a successful sacrifice bunt.  With the tying run at second, Nick McGill drew a walk and that brought Austin Downing to the dish.  On a 1-2 count, the double steal was on and the Blue Knight catcher threw the ball into the outfield allowing the tying run to score.  Downing would strikeout but Drew Williams picked him up with a double to left field.  Williams hit proved to be the game winner as Freshmen TJ Teets shut down the Knights in the 9th for the save.

Final Score: Sinclair 5 Urbana JV 4

Offensive Leaders: Danny Lawrence 3-3 2B RBI, Drew Williams 1-2 RS 2B 2 RBI's.

Sinclair will travel to Tennessee on Thursday to play in the USA Stadium Kickoff Classic. USA Stadium Website



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Danny Lawrence is off to a hot start and has six hits in three games.

USA Stadium
PRIDE RETURN FROM TENNESSEE WITH THREE WINS!

This past weekend, Sinclair traveled to Millington, Tennessee to compete in the USA Stadium Kickoff Classic.  Playing against some of the premier programs in the country, the Pride won three out of their five games.  Here are the recaps:  

 

Day 1

 

Ian Creager took the mound in Game 1 for the Pride looking to pick up his second win of the season against Carl Sandburg (IL).  After recording two outs in the second, Creager allowed three straight hits that plated the game’s first run.  That was all the Chargers would get off Creager though, as he tossed a total of six innings while striking out twelve.  The Sinclair bats came to life in the 3rd scoring five, highlighted by a two out double off the bat of Drew Williams that drove in two.  The offense would add on later in the game with two big innings but the Chargers made an effort to comeback off the Tartans bullpen by scoring five in the 7th and four in the 8th.  Ryan Carter came into the 8th with bases loaded to stop the bleeding and then he tossed a scoreless 9th to secure the win.

 

Final Score: Sinclair 15 Carl Sandburg 10

WP: Ian Creager (2-0) 6 IP 4 H 1 ER 12 K’s

SV: Ryan Carter (1)

Offensive Leaders: Joe Ford 3-6 2B 3 RBI’s, Nick McGill 2-6 3RS 2B HR 2 RBI’s, Drew Williams 3-5 BB 3RS 2B HR 2 RBI’s, Austin Downing 2-5 2B RBI, Matt Sullivan 2-4 BB RBI.

 

In the second game of the day, the Pride turned to Jon Thacker to take on #20 Iowa Central.  Thacker did not disappoint as he pitched a gem against the Tritons.  The game remained scoreless until the top of the 4th when Nick McGill led off with a double.  Austin Downing’s bunt attempt was a success as he moved McGill to 3rd and reached on an error himself.   Matt Sullivan then struck out swinging on a ball in the dirt that got past the catcher and McGill came home for the first run.  Sinclair added on in the 5th with another big hit from McGill.  Kyle Vander Ark led off with a walk but the next two hitters failed to move him.  McGill delivered a two out triple to right that scored Vander Ark giving the Tartans a 2-0 lead.  Central responded with a run of their own in the bottom half of the inning.  An error allowed their leadoff hitter to get on base and then a single to right would set up Nick McGill for his first put out of many on the weekend.  McGill fired a strike to 3rd that nailed the lead runner for the first out of the inning.  The next batter doubled in a run but Thacker retired the next two.  The game would get interesting in the 6th as both teams were competing against the sun going down since the field had no lights.  Prior to the start of the game, it was determined that if seven innings were not complete, the game would be finished the following night under the lights on the main field.  The Sinclair bats went scoreless in the top half and it was apparent that this would be the last half inning of the day.  Thacker retired the first batter he faced and then the next batter reached on a crazy hop at 3rd.  After a lineout, Central’s next two batters singled scoring the tying run.  The Pride defense had an opportunity to throw out the runner at home but a low throw allowed the runner to be safe.  The next batter was retired ending the night at 2-2.

 

After playing two games in the morning of the Day 2, Carlos Merlano entered the suspended game against Iowa Central.  Merlano just didn’t have it and he allowed six runs in his inning of work.  The offense put up a fight and had some chances but the five run 7th from Central was too much to overcome.

 

Final Score: #20 Iowa Central 8 Sinclair 4

LP: Carlos Merlano (0-1)

Offensive Leaders: Nick McGill 2-5 RS 2B 3B RBI, Blake Hall 1-2 BB.

 

Day 2

 

Freshmen Stephen Holland made his first career start for the Pride against Muscatine (IA) and was nearly perfect.  Holland left the game in the 6th without allowing a single run and only allowing one hit.  Matt Kruzel finished off the shutout recording the final five outs of the ball game.  The Pride offense scored two in the first on a two out single from Drew Williams and the team collected eleven hits on route to the victory.

 

Final Score: Sinclair 6 Muscatine 0

WP: Stephen Holland (2-0) 5.1 IP 1 H 9 K’s

Offensive Leaders: Jon Lowe 2-4 RS 3B, Joe Ford 1-2 2RS BB, Drew Williams 2-4 3 RBI’s, Nick McGill 1-1 2BB’s 2B RBI.

 

Physical and mental mistakes doomed the Pride in game two and Southeastern (IA) took advantage of every one of them.  The Blackhawks scored three runs in each of the first two innings and took control.  Sinclair was never really in the game as the Pride hitter only managed four hits.

 

Final Score: Southeastern 12 Sinclair 1

LP: Corey Johnson 0-1

Offensive Leaders: Joe Ford 2-3, Darwin Argumedo 1-2 RBI.

 

Day 3

 

The final game in Millington matched up Sinclair with another ranked team in #13 Lackawanna College (PA.)  Sophomore transfer Brock Trimbur made his first start and did a great job keeping LC hitters off balance.  The lead would change seven times during the game and Lackawanna struck first in the 3rd.  The Pride answered in the fourth when Dan Lawrence hit a two out double and was knocked home by a triple off the bat of Mike Maddle.   Both teams traded runs in the 5th and TJ Teets entered the game in the 6th relieving Trimbur.  Teets retired six straight batters until the 8th when he walked the leadoff hitter.  That runner would score and the Pride trailed again heading into the bottom of the inning.  Kyle Vander Ark started things off with a single to center but a failed sacrifice attempt from Lawrence got him thrown out at second.  With Lawrence banged up, Corey Johnson made his running debut for Sinclair.  Even though he was almost picked off on the second throw over, a wise man once said, “Good base runners are almost always out- Joe Ford.”  Maddle drew a walk and an Austin Downing single loaded the bases.  Matt Sullivan clutched up and delivered a single to center that tied the game and the bases remained loaded for Jon Lowe.  Lowe hit a chopper to 3rd and with no play at the plate, the third basemen was forced to throw him out at 1st, allowing the Pride to take the lead.  Teets threw two straight groundball outs to Downing at 3rd and after allowing a two out single, struck out the final batter of the game on a breaking ball.

 

Final Score: Sinclair 4 #13 Lackawanna College 3

WP: TJ Teets 1-0

Offensive Leaders: Dan Lawrence 2-4 RS 2B, Michael Maddle 1-3 RS 3B RBI, Austin Downing 2-4 2B, Matt Sullivan 1-3 BB RS RBI, Jon Lowe 1-3 Sac Bunt RBI.

Sinclair is now 6-2 on the season and will take on Tiffin JV in a midweek contest at home today at 4pm. 



SINCLAIR TOPS TIFFIN 6-1

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Matt Kruzel picked up his 1st career win

Tiffin took an early lead with a sacrifice fly off starter Matt Kruzel in the first inning but that's all they would get.  Kruzel blanked the Dragons for the next three innings before turning the ball over to the bullpen.  The combination of Ryan Carter, Ian Creager and Jon Thacker finished the game without allowing a single run.  The Pride offense scored the tying run in the 3rd with an RBI single from Freshmen Taylor Neal that scored Matt Sullivan.  Four more runs would be scored in the 4th inning highlighted by a Sullivan triple and a Blake Hall double.

Final Score: Sinclair 6 Tiffin JV 1

WP: Matt Kruzel (1-0) 4+ 3H 1ER 6 K's

Offensive Leaders: Austin Downing 2-3 Sac RBI, Nick McGill 1-2 RS BB RBI 2 SB, Matt Sullivan 2-4 2RS 2B 3B RBI, Taylor Neal 1-3 BB RBI.



Saturday, March 10
TARTANS TAKE TWO FROM CATAMOUNTS!

Game 1

In their first true road series of the season, the Pride rose to the challenge.  The ...

Sunday, March 11
SINCLAIR COMPLETES THE SWEEP AT POTOMAC STATE WITH 2-1 WIN!

All season long the Pride have lived by the motto, “Get ‘em on, get ‘em over, get ‘em ...

Thursday, March 15
BULLPEN HOLDS IN GAME TWO AS SINCLAIR EARNS SPLIT AGAINST ASHLAND

Game 1

Both ...

Kellogg
BRUINS & TARTANS SPLIT THE WEEKEND!

Another beautiful weekend of weather brought nice size crowds out to Grady’s Field to see Sinclair battle the Region 12 Champion Kellogg.  Both teams have been plagued by injuries so far this year in key positions and this weekend was a great test for both clubs.  In the end, Sinclair and Kellogg had opportunities to win the series but neither could get it done.

Game 1

Final Score: Sinclair 12 Kellogg 2

WP: Jon Thacker (2-0) CG 5 IP 4 H 2 ER 4 K’s

Offensive Leaders: Blake Hall 3-3 RS 2 RBI’s, Joe Ford 2-3 2RS BB, Matt Sullivan 2-4 RS 3B 4 RBI’s, Austin Downing 1-2 2RS, Jon Lowe 1-2 RS HBP 3B RBI.

Game 2

Final Score: Kellogg 6 Sinclair 3

LP: Ian Creager (2-1) 5 IP 10 H 6 ER 6 K’s

Offensive Leaders: Dan Lawrence 1-3 RS, Nick McGill 2-2 BB RBI, Taylor Neal 1-2 RS.

Game 3

Final Score: Sinclair 3 Kellogg 2

WP: Stephen Holland (3-0) CG 7 IP 6 H 2 ER K

Offensive Leaders: Darwin Argumedo 2-3 RBI & Nick McGill, Joe Ford, Dan Lawrence, Matt Sullivan, and Austin Downing all went 1-3. 

Game 4

Final Score: Kellogg 9 Sinclair 4

LP: TJ Teets (2-1) .2 IP 3 H 6 R K

Offensive Leaders: Dan Lawrence 2-3 2RS HR 2 RBI’s, Drew Williams 1-3 2B, Austin Downing 2-4 RBI, Jon Lowe 1-2 RS 2B.

Sinclair will play a DH Tuesday at home against Macomb CC.  First pitch is at 3pm and Corey Johnson will get the start.  Best of luck to all players during Exam Week!