Matt Williams Pitches A Complete Game Shutout On Day Two Of The RMAC Tournament
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.-Matt Williams threw a complete game shutout for No. 2 Colorado Mesa (48-8) in an 8-0 win against Metro State (20-27), to keep the Mavericks alive in the 2013 RMAC Tournament.
Williams now has 12 quality starts (three earned runs or less and at least six innings pitched) in 14 total starts on the season. He dropped his ERA down to 2.25 for the season.
Garrett Carpenter returned to the lineup today after injuring his finger against the Roadrunners in early April. Carpenter extended his hitting streak to 21 games and finished the game 3-for-5 with three runs scored and two runs driven in. Carpenter hit his first homerun as a Maverick in the top of the ninth inning.
First baseman Jordan Moore-Leister got the start today and produced for Colorado Mesa. Moore-Leister finished the game 3-for-4 with an RBI.
Braden Box and Nate Robertson each stole a base in the game. Box stole his league-leading 22nd base, while Robertson stole his 21st.
The Mavericks' march towards an RMAC Tournament Championship will continue tomorrow at 3:30pm against New Mexico-Highlands.