SwampDogs Drop Series to Marlins
Morehead City, N.C.—The Morehead City Marlins jumped out early for the second straight night en route to a 14-0 win over the Fayetteville SwampDogs to conclude the home-and-home series.
Christian Campbell (Rutgers) rocketed the offense for the Marlins, going 4-6 with two runs scored. Michael Druhan added his first homer of the year with a 2-5 night and 3 RBIs.
Marlins starter Wyatt Hamiliton (Quinnipac) was excellent for five innings, striking out six. Hamilton scattered five SwampDog hits, holding the Coastal Plain League’s third best offense in check and improve to 1-0 on the year.
Tristen Gagan (Southeast Missouri) had a pair of hits to lead the Fayetteville offense.
Zack Martinelli (Seton Hill) falls to 0-1 with the loss.
Morehead City picks up their third straight win and improves to 6-3 on the year. Fayetteville drops to 2-7. The SwampDogs hit the road again on Saturday night to take on the Forest City Owls at 7:05pm.
Season tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 910-426-5900, or by visiting www.goswampdogs.com/tickets.
About the SwampDogs:
The Fayetteville SwampDogs enter their 16th season playing in the Coastal Plain League. The SwampDogs are one of the most successful franchises in the league’s history, making the Petitt Cup Playoffs eight times in the past 11 seasons, reaching the championship round three times. The SwampDogs boast 90 alumni taken in the draft and have produced six players who have gone on to play in Major League Baseball including slugger Mark Reynolds and David Aardsma. For more information on the Fayetteville SwampDogs, visit their team website at www.goswampdogs.com and follow us on Twitter @GoSwampDogs and like us on Facebook at Fayetteville SwampDogs Baseball. Where baseball is fun!
About the Coastal Plain League:
The Coastal Plain League is the nation’s hottest summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 20th season in 2016, the CPL features 16 teams playing in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The CPL has had nearly 1,300 alumni drafted and 81 of those – including 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young winner Justin Verlander – make their Major League debut; while another notable alum – Russell Wilson – won Super Bowl XLVIII. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at www.coastalplain.com and follow us via Twitter @CPLBaseball.