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Baseball Takes a Double-Header Against Springfield, 6-3 and 12-2

By Joel Morales
Team Member

The baseball team began its season over spring break in Miami. They went 2-3, with wins over Kings Point and Bowdoin Colleges.

This past weekend the Engineers swept a double header against the former division II-ranked Springfield 6-3 and 12-2, improving their record to 4-3.

MITdominated Springfield, which was previously ranked third in the New England top ten poll, in all aspects of the games.

In the first game left-hander Steve Bruneli '96 held Springfield in check, only allowing three runs. The bats came alive late in the game, as MITextended the lead from 3-2 to 6-2. Springfield never recovered from the deficit.

In the second game, left-hander Aaron Loutsch '96 allowed only four hits and two runs. Without a shift in momentum, the engineers jumped out to an early 4-0 lead, scored four more runs in the third, one in the fourth, and three in the final inning to put Springfield away convincingly.

The Engineer offense combined for a total of 18 hits and 18 runs. The team next plays at home tomorrow afternoon with a double header against Norwich.