Politz Earns Sixth Win
Providence, Rhode Island - Nate Adams went 4-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs to lead Yale to a 12-1 win Friday over Brown at Murray Stadium.
The Bulldogs fell 7-4 to the Bears in the second game of the doubleheader.
With the split, Yale remains in the lead (17-24-1, 11-7 Ivy) in the Ivy League's Red Rolfe Division. The Bulldogs will host the Bears in the final two games of the regular season on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Yale Field.
The Bulldogs are two games up in the division race on Harvard and Dartmouth, who are both 8-8 in league play and will square off this weekend for a four-game set.
In the opener on Friday, Harrison White capped a hot start with a two-run double in the first inning to put Yale up 3-0. The Bulldogs broke the game open with a six-run outburst in the fifth. Andrew Herrera highlighted the inning with a three-run double.
Simon Whiteman went 3-for-3 with an RBI and a stolen base, and White added three hits, including two doubles, and two RBIs. Richard Slenker and Benny Wanger both drove in a pair of runs. The Bulldogs totaled a season-high 16 hits in the victory.
Right-hander Scott Politz (6-3) picked up another victory. He went all seven innings, scattering five hits and allowing one run.
In the second game, Slenker's RBI double and Wanger's RBI single gave Yale a 2-0 lead in the opening frame. But the Bears responded with seven runs over the fifth and sixth innings.
Filed by Chris Hunn, Yale Sports Publicity.