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Liberty Travels to James Madison for Final Regular Season Midweek Tilt

May 13, 2013
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Ashton Perritt takes a lead off first bases earlier this month during a contest against Duke.

LIBERTY AT JAMES MADISON
May 14
Veterans Memorial Park (1,200)
Harrisonburg, Va.

Tuesday - 6:30 p.m.

Complete Baseball Game Notes
 

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Tuesday's Game

Quick Hits
SERIES WITH JAMES MADISON: Tuesday is the 60th meeting between Liberty and James Madison. Liberty leads the all-time series, 31-28.
• James Madison has been the most frequently played non-conference opponent in Liberty
baseball program history.
• The two teams have split their two previous meeting this season.  James Madison won in Harrisonburg, 21-4, 3/27, while Liberty won in Lynchburg, 12-11 in 10 innings, 4/10.
• Liberty's 2-1 setback in 13 innings at Campbell, Friday, was the longest game in innings for the Flames this season. The longest game in time was 4:01 in a 12-11, 10-inning win over James Madison, 4/10.
• The Flames have posted a 1-5 record to open the month of May. Liberty is 50-28-1 (.639) in the month of May under head coach Jim Toman. The Flames finished the month of April with a 9-9 mark.
• The Flames have a 9-17 mark on the road this season.
• Liberty enters the week, hitting .270 with runners in scoring position.  
• Liberty 1B Alex Close was named both the Big South and ECAC Players of the Week for the week ending April 28.

Tracking Liberty
• After only one game in nine days due to exams, Liberty returned to action at No. 30 Campbell, this past Friday.
• Sunday, OF Ryan Cordell went 4-for-4 with a sacrifice bunt. It was the first time this season, Cordell had four hits in a contest.  He also scored twice and knocked in a run.
• The OF recorded a hit in each of the last seven games.
• OF Ashton Perritt collected three hits in Sunday's game. It was Perritt's fourth three-hit game and his 12 multiple-hit game in 25 starts in 2013.
• In starts on Saturday and Sunday, OF/1B Justin Sizemore collected two hits in each game, hitting .571 during the weekend series.
• Liberty's 2-1 setback in 13 innings at Campbell, Friday, was the longest game in innings for the Flames this season. The longest game in time was 4:01 in a 12-11, 10-inning win over James Madison, 4/10.
• RHP Josh Richardson had his consecutive scoreless inning streak snapped at 24, Friday. He allowed only one run on four hits in 5 1/3 innings of work in his fourth start of 2013.
• 3B Jake Kimble had two hits in Friday's contest.
• DH Danny Grauer extended his consecutive game hit streak to a career-high seven games, Friday night.
• On 5/5, Liberty scored twice in the eighth for a 4-3 win over the Duke Blue Devils at Liberty Baseball Stadium. A squeeze bunt by Kimble plated the winning run for the Flames.
• With the win, Liberty moved to 18-7 in its first year at Liberty Baseball Stadium.
• RHP Josh Richardson and Brooks Roy combined to hold Duke scoreless through the first seven innings, giving up four hits.

Flames Clubhouse Report
• Join the Flames Sports Network's Nick Pierce each week for an look at Flames Baseball.
• The audio show is available at LibertyFlames.com each Tuesday or Wednesday throughout the season.
• Pierce, who bring you all the action of Liberty Flames baseball, takes a look back at the previous week, along with comments from Liberty head coach Jim Toman and key Flames.