Junior Josh Ingham picked up his 15th career save in the second game of a doubleheader at LIU Brooklyn on Saturday, giving the Blue Devils a 3-2 win and a split of the two games in Brooklyn. Ingham pitched the final two third of an inning to preserve the victory. LIU won the first game 6-2.
With the Saturday split Central is now 12-12 overall and 6-5 in Northeast Conference play.
Sophomore lefty Cody Brown picked up the win in game two, pitching six innings and allowing eight hits and two runs while striking out two. He is now 3-3 on the season. Ingham struck two in the seventh and left the tying and winning runs on base.
Ingham's save was his fourth of the season and the 15th of his career, passing former Blue Devil and current Oakland A's reliever Evan Scribner.
In the second game the Blackbirds took a 2-0 lead with a pair of runs in the first inning, but the Blue Devils bounced back with three runs in the top of the second inning to take the 3-2 lead.
The first run scored on a fielding error and then freshman Connor Fitzsimons and junior Dylan DelaCruz each singled home a run to give Central its first lead in the series.
In the first game the Blackbirds led 6-0 before the Blue Devils were able to put a pair of runs across in the top of the seventh inning. Junior J.P. Sportman singled home two to cut the lead to 6-2, but they were unable to get any closer.
LIU scored twice in the second, and then once each in the third, fourth, fifth and sixth innings to take the lead.
Central junior starter Nick Neumann pitched six innings but fell to 2-2 on the season with the loss. He gave up nine hits, six runs (five earned) while walking four and striking out three.
The weekend series will end with a final nine-inning game on Sunday.
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July 11, 2013 Ingham, Frawley Named Ripken All-Stars
July 8, 2013 McIntyre Begins Professional Career
June 18, 2013 DelaCruz Earns ABCA Regional Honor
June 11, 2013 Keep Up With Several Baseball Players This Summer
May 22, 2013 Four Blue Devils Named All-Conference
May 20, 2013 Neumann Named NEC Pitcher of the Week
May 19, 2013 Baseball Wins on Senior Day
May 18, 2013 Baseball Splits Saturday Doubleheader
May 17, 2013 Baseball Stays Alive in Playoff Hunt
May 15, 2013 Baseball Tops UHart, Hickey Gets 500
May 13, 2013 Brown, DelaCruz Earn Weekly Honors
May 12, 2013 Comeback Leads Baseball to 13-12 Win
May 11, 2013 Baseball Postponed Until Sunday
May 10, 2013 Baseball Splits at Quinnipiac
May 9, 2013 DelaCruz, Brown Lead CCSU to Road Win
May 5, 2013 Baseball Drops Finale to Bryant
May 4, 2013 Baseball Drops Doubleheader on Saturday
May 3, 2013 Bryant Tops Baseball in Series Opener
April 30, 2013 Baseball Tops Albany, 10-1
April 27, 2013 Baseball Stops Iona for Second Straight Win
April 26, 2013 Baseball Shuts Out Iona
April 24, 2013 Baseball Drops Home Contest to Fairfield
April 23, 2013 Baseball Shuts Out Stony Brook, 4-0
April 21, 2013 Wagner Tops CCSU in Series Finale
April 20, 2013 Baseball Sweeps DH at Wagner
April 19, 2013 Baseball Comes Up Short at Wagner
April 16, 2013 Baseball Falls 9-5 at UMass
April 14, 2013 Baseball Earns Sunday Split
April 13, 2013 Baseball Drops Two to Sacred Heart
April 12, 2013 Friday Baseball Game Postponed
April 9, 2013 Blue Devils Top Holy Cross on Tuesday
April 7, 2013 Baseball Wins Series Finale at LIU
April 6, 2013 Baseball Splits Doubleheader at LIU
April 5, 2013 Baseball Drops Opener at LIU Brooklyn
April 3, 2013 Blue Devils One-Hit Rams
March 30, 2013 Baseball Grabs Series Finale at Monmouth
March 29, 2013 Baseball Drops Doubleheader at Monmouth
March 28, 2013 Baseball Falls 3-0 at Monmouth
March 25, 2013 Baseball Falls to Northeastern
March 24, 2013 Baseball Sweeps Weekend Series
March 23, 2013 Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader
March 22, 2013 Blue Devils Open NEC Action at Home
March 22, 2013 Baseball Tops FDU in NEC Opener
March 19, 2013 Baseball Postponed on Tuesday
March 18, 2013 McIntyre Named NEC Player of the Week Again
March 17, 2013 Greenhouse, McIntyre Shine on St. Patrick's Day
March 16, 2013 High Point Tops Baseball on Saturday
March 15, 2013 Baseball Heads to High Point; Follow Live
March 15, 2013 Blue Devils Fall in Opener at High Point
March 13, 2013 Baseball Drops Home Opener
March 12, 2013 Baseball Postponed Until Wednesday
March 10, 2013 Baseball Wins at Villanova
March 9, 2013 Baseball Drops Doubleheader at Saint Joseph's
March 7, 2013 Baseball Schedule Changed for the Weekend
March 4, 2013 McIntyre Named NEC Player of the Week
March 3, 2013 Blue Devils Win Series Finale at Navy
March 2, 2013 Baseball Splits on Saturday at Navy
March 1, 2013 Baseball Wins Season Opener at Navy
February 13, 2013 Baseball Picked Second in Preseason Poll
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