April 28, 2017

Baseball Game vs. Nebraska Suspended Friday Night

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April 28, 2017

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State baseball game vs. Nebraska was suspended in the bottom of the fourth Friday night due to severe weather at Nick Swisher Field at Bill Davis Stadium. The Huskers led 5-2 over the Buckeyes. The contest will resume at 3:05 p.m. Saturday in Columbus. Game two of the series will start 30 minutes after game one Saturday evening.

HUSKERS STRIKE FIRST
After a lead-off double, the Huskers scored the first run of the evening on a RBI single by Scott Schreiber. Ohio State starting pitcher Yianni Pavlopoulos limited the damage when he turned a double play on a comebacker to the mound to get out of the top of the first.

OHIO STATE ANSWERS IN THE BOTTOM
The Buckeyes rebounded with two runs in the bottom of the first vs. Nebraska right-handed starter Jake Hohensee. Tre’ Gantt started the momentum with a four-pitch, lead-off walk. A sac bunt and error put runners on second and third. Dominic Canzone and Brady Cherry then sent sac flies to score both runners and give the Buckeyes a 2-1 lead.

NEBRASKA REGAINS THE LEAD
Pavlopoulos had to leave the game due to injury with a runner on third in the top of the second. Right-handed reliever Ryan Feltner replaced Pavlopoulos on the mound. The Huskers scored three runs to take a 4-2 advantage. A single by Zac Repinski tied it at 2-all. A double by Jake Schleppenbach gave Nebraska its second lead of the night before a hit by pitch with the bases loaded pushed it to 4-2. In the top of the fourth, the Huskers tallied a fifth run on a RBI grounder by Schreiber.

WEATHER DELAY
The game was delayed before the start of the bottom of the fourth at 7:48 p.m. ET due to severe weather in the Columbus area.