Scoggin pitches 2 hitter for Peninsula Pilots in 6 - 0 win. Go Hokies! - - - - NSIR
06/18/2012 10:19 PM
HAMPTON, VA – Patrick Scoggin (Virginia Tech) tossed a complete game two hit shutout Monday night as the Peninsula Pilots (8-10-1) defeated the Florence Redwolves (6-10) 6-0.
The six foot five, two hundred thirty pound Virginia Tech Junior was brilliant Monday night at War Memorial Stadium, as he took a no hitter into the sixth inning. The no-hit bid was officially broken up with one out in the top of the sixth by RedWolves shortstop Ryan Ford, who broke one of baseball’s unwritten rules by laying down a bunt single to post the first hit of the game for Florence. Scoggins never skipped a beat however, surrendering just one more hit, to the first batter in the top of the seventh, as he completed the game by recording the final eight outs without allowing a base runner. Scoggins finished the game by notching the final two outs via strikeout, setting down Kent Rollins (swinging) and Matt Helms (looking). The final line on the night for Scoggin, 9.0 innings pitched, 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 walks and 12 strikeouts.
Peninsula’s offense struck early and often, as they plated a run in each of the first three innings and then tacked on two more in the bottom of the fifth, to back Scoggin with timely hitting and sound fundamentals. The Pilots added an additional run in the eighth to round out the scoring on the night, picking up there eighth win of the 2012 season.
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