Baseball Wins Series But Suffers Walk-Off Loss

ROCK HILL, S.C. — App State left Winthrop with a series win but not a sweep after the Eagles scored twice in the bottom of the ninth inning to record a 10-9 victory in Sunday’s finale.
After winning 4-1 and 4-0 in a Saturday doubleheader, the Mountaineers trailed 5-1 after one inning of Game 3 but rallied to hold leads of 8-6 in the top of the sixth inning and 9-8 after Alex Leshock’s RBI single in the top of the seventh.
Winthrop followed a leadoff single in the bottom of the ninth with a sacrifice bunt and one-out walk. After a pitching change, a first-pitch double to right tied the game while putting two runners in scoring position. An intentional walk loaded the bases for Jonathan Strauss, who singled down the left-field…