Baseball brings home a win and a loss

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DePauw baseball put up a tough fight against Franklin College and barely lost the opener by one run, 10-9, but swept Franklin in the nightcap, 8-1. The Tigers now move to 12-11 in the season.
Franklin started off scoring three runs immediately, but DePauw came back in the second scoring two runs by senior Jason Cohen and freshman Connor Einertson. Franklin got a fourth run in the third.
Junior John McCallum hit a two-run homer in the fourth to tie the game for the Tigers. DePauw gained its 8-4 lead in the fourth with four more runs scored by Cohen, Einertson, sophomore Matt Dorsett and junior Paul Mpistolarides.
Franklin came back in the fifth making the score 8-7 and proceeded to score a single run in the next two innings to take the game 10-9.
In the nightcap, DePauw held Franklin until the seventh inning when Matt Hooten scored their lone run. Pitchers Eric Steele and Dylan Sheldon, both sophomores, made it a two-hitter game in the nightcap as the Tigers gained the doubleheader spilt.
The Tigers got a single run in the first by McCallum while in the fourth the Tigers brought in five more runs upping the score to 6-0. Stein scored in the fifth and Mpistolarides came home in the sixth on Einertson’s sacrifice fly.
Senior Zach Galyean scored three runs for the Tigers and two each came from Cohen and sophomore Ryan Allee.
Steele improved to 1-1 only allowing one hit in five innings with five strikeouts and one walk.
The Tigers will travel to Wabash on Saturday for their next NCAC game.