Tigers baseball goes 2-2 verses TSU and S.F.A

Grambling Tigers baseball players huddle with a coach on the pitcher’s mound. GSU ATHLETICS/Courtesy photo

Grambling State baseball team won two out of three games in a series against Texas Southern University before heading to take on Stephen F. Austin.



In game one GSU let a four- run lead slip away in the first game falling victim 11-8 to TSU. 

The Tigers responded in game two of the series as Jason Alvarez pitched a complete game striking out nine TSU batters to pick up the 7-2 victory in the second game.  

GSU kept the momentum into the final matchup as Ryan Huntington went five strong innings leading the Tigers to an 8-4 final victory over Texas Southern. Grambling State finished with twenty-two hits in the series that lead to twenty-three GSU runs in the series. TSU finished with twenty-seven hits for  the series.



The Grambling State Tigers baseball team surrendered five runs in the first inning off four Stephen F. Austin hits, with runs in the fourth and fifth to defeat the Tigers 6-2 at Jaycees Field on Tuesday night. GSU (14-18) had its two-game winning streak snapped with the defeat. 

The Tigers finally reach the board after Kevin Whitaker crossed home plate to cut GSU deficit to 6-1. 

The Tigers continued to fight to the end scoring another run in the seventh, but it would be close as the Tigers would get on the night. 

Richard Ortiz led the Tigers offensively going 2-for-3 from the plate. 

Grambling State steps back into SWAC play April 12-14 with a three-game homestand against Prairie View A&M at 6 p.m.