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Lander opens conference play with weekend series at Young Harris

Lander opens conference play with weekend series at Young Harris

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The Lander baseball team (3-3) faces its first conference test of the season this weekend as the Bearcats travel to Young Harris (3-4) for a three-game series. The teams face off Friday at 5:00 p.m., Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday at 1:00 p.m.

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PROBABLE STARTERS

Friday: Chris Sheehan (0-1, 1.50 ERA) vs. Michael Livingston (0-0, 2.25 ERA)

Saturday: JD Cook (1-1, 3.86 ERA) vs. Mat Szabo (0-1, 5.68 ERA)

Sunday: Tripper Ergle (0-0, 4.00 ERA) vs. McLain Harris (0-2, 12.79 ERA)

STORYLINES

• Lander won two games in last season's series in Greenwood. 

• The Bearcats pounded out a team-high 16 hits and 14 runs in a win over Newberry on Tuesday night. 

• Sophomore catcher Zack Moore is 7-for-13 at the plate over his last four games. 

• Seven Bearcats have tallied an extra-base hit this season.

• Sophomore Ryan Flores tossed a scorless inning of relief to earn his first career win on Tuesday against Newberry. 

• The Bearcats own a 13-2 record in the series with Young Harris.

• A win in the opener would give Lander its first three-game winning streak since March 25-April 1, when the Bearcats won five straight games.