Press Release from Arkansas State Athletics
Jonesboro, Ark. (5/4/19)– The Arkansas State baseball team recorded a historic 27 runs in its 27-8 defeat over Appalachian State Saturday evening at Tomlinson Stadium.
The 27 runs recorded by the squad was the most runs scored at home since the 1964 against North Dakota. Five Red Wolves recorded three or more RBIs in Saturday’s win over the Mountaineers.
The home team sent 16 batters to the plate in the first, scoring 12 runs on nine hits. Six of the nine batters in the A-State lineup had hits with Eli Davis, Drew Tipton and Tyler Duncan each recording two hits apiece. Tipton was responsible for five RBIs on a double and a triple while Duncan drove in four with a single and a triple.
Tipton finished the night four-for-six with five RBIs, a double and a triple while Deshazier finished five-for-six with three RBIs, a double and four runs. Tyler Duncan also contributed heavily to the Red Wolves offense when he finished four-for-five with four RBIs, a triple and three runs.
A-State will return to action Sunday, May 5 with it concludes its series against Appalachian State. The first pitch is set for noon at Tomlinson Stadium.