Opening Weekend vs. UMass Lowell in Port St. Lucie

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    Friday, Feb. 17 vs. UMass Lowell
    3:00 p.m. Field #5 at Mets Spring Training Complex
    Tim Cate vs. Nick Kuzia

    Saturday, Feb. 18 vs. UMass Lowell (Game 1) 11 a.m. Tradition Field
    Wills Montgomerie vs. Luke Tomczyk

    Saturday, Feb. 18 vs. UMass Lowell (Game 2) 2 p.m. Tradition Field
    Mason Feole vs. Steve Xirinachs

    Sunday, Feb. 19 vs. UMass Lowell 11 a.m. Field #5 Mets Spring Training Complex
    Doug Domnarski vs. Andrew Ryan
     
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    Assuming that this will essentially serve as our GDT...let's get it!
     
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    Should be an interesting (and inexperienced) lineup without Yahn, or Toppa (who did not make the trip). Go Huskies.
     
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    Toppa was one of our top hitters last year. Anyone know what happened?
     
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    Nice, three freshman. Hopefully they will put up some runs and Cate does his thing.
     
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    15 minutes...hype
     
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    Toppa has "slight" tear in throwing shoulder/ not cleared this weekend should be good for Texas.
     
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    Cate strikes out the side in the top of the first.
     
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    Offense fails to take advantage of 2 walks, still 0-0.
     
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    The offense seemed to take a very patient approach at the plate. This would be a solid strategy coupled with small ball. With the lack of power in this lineup getting to the bullpen early could be key.
     
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    I like the patient approach, but we are facing a pitcher with a career 5.00+ ERA. I cannot imagine he is much better than what they have in their pen tbh.
     
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    Wooo Connor! 1-0 UConn after a big RBI double.
     
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    Now that's how to start a career off!
     
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    Going into the top of the 3rd, still 1-0. We have dominated but have a flimsy one run lead to show for it...keep playing this way and we should be fine.
     
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    2-0 UConn in the 4th, Cate has 9 strikeouts already. Feldman had a double in the third and Moriarity continues to make solid contact.
     
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    Way to go Susi
     
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    SUSI goes yard! 3-0 in the bottom of the 5th, Cate currently has a 1 hitter.
     
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    Defense has been a real problem today, despite the lack of hard contact by the Riverhawks. Runner on 2nd, 1 out in the top of the 6th.
     
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    4-0 UConn top of the 7th. 6th inning, a Prato hit drives in Moriarty for a run. Sounds like the freshmen Moriarty and Prato have done fine in their first game.

    Two strikeouts for Cate in the 7th. 13 strikeouts for Cate, new career high.
     
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    Despite a neutral field, UConn will be the home team and bat last in all four games this weekend, according to Chris Jones on WHUS.
     
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    Tim Cate comes out to pitch the 8th, gets the first out. Cate is then relieved by PJ Poulin who pinch ran for Gnesda in the bottom of the 7th.
     
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    Ryan Radue in the game! What a moment with all he's been through. So happy for him
     
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    Poulin gets one out, walks a batter. Ryan Radue comes in to pitch, and gives up an RBI double. Still, good to see Radue in there after all he has been through.