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Rock Hill Baseball Hosts Maine This Weekend

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Rock Hill Baseball Hosts Maine This Weekend

Winthrop University Athletics

Rock Hill, S.C. – After a tough loss to Queens 13-12 on Tuesday afternoon, Winthrop University is gearing up to host the Maine Bears in a three-game series this weekend. The opening game on Friday has been postponed due to inclement weather, but the schedule has been adjusted for an exciting lineup starting Saturday.

Schedule Update:

The teams will now play a doubleheader on Saturday, Mar. 2 starting at 1 p.m. each game lasting nine innings. The series will wrap up on Sunday with a single game at 2 p.m.

Game Details:

Maine (1-5, 0-0 America East Conference) at Winthrop (2-7, 0-0 Big South) | Rock Hill, S.C. | The Winthrop Ballpark

  • Saturday, March 2 / GAME 1 (DH) – 1:00 p.m. ET
  • Saturday, March 2 / GAME 2 (DH-30-45 min after end of GAME 1)
  • Sunday, March 3 / GAME 3 – 2:00 p.m. ET

Probable Pitching Matchups (2024 Stats):

  • Riley Huge (1-1, 5.11 ERA) vs. Gianni Gambardella (0-2, 11.00 ERA)
  • Reese Lumpkin (0-2, 1.38 ERA) vs. Jason Kreiger (1-0, 2.70 ERA)
  • Owen Sarna (1-1, 2.25 ERA) vs. Noah Lewis (0-2, 8.00 ERA)

SERIES HISTORY VERSUS MAINE:

This will be the 10th meeting between Winthrop and Maine, with Winthrop leading the series 8-1. The teams have met in Rock Hill in all prior matches, with Winthrop sweeping Maine in previous encounters. Maine’s lone victory came in the last meeting in 2023 with a 10-7 win in 10 innings.

WINTHROP AT A GLANCE:

  • Close to setting a new win record in league history
  • Leader in all-time conference wins since 1986
  • Ranked 3rd in overall pitching in the Big South

WHERE TO WATCH:

Select games will be live on ESPN+ during the 2024 season. Fans can subscribe to ESPN+ for access to the games.

LOOKING AHEAD:

Following the series with Maine, Winthrop will travel to play NC State on Tuesday, Mar. 5 at 3:00 p.m. EST.

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