TAMPA –James Ramsay went 3-for-5 with one RBI in a 10-4 loss to Boston College on Tuesday night.
“It was just a tough game, and hopefully we come out ready to play tomorrow,” said head coach Lelo Prado.
Starting pitcher Mike Clarkson (1-2) shouldered the loss giving up six runs on seven hits and two walks in 3 2/3 innings of work.
Boston College got on the scoreboard first in the top of the third inning scoring four runs on two hits capped of by a two-run shot to left field by Chris Shaw.
The Bulls were able to get a run back in the third on an RBI-single by James Ramsay that scored Kyle Teaf. Buddy Putnam scored on a groundout in the fourth to put another run on the board for the Bulls.
The Eagles scored two runs in the fourth and four insurance runs in the ninth to take a 10-2 lead.
USF (4-7) rallied in the ninth inning when pinch hitter Alex Diaz hit a two-run single to cut the deficit to 10-4.
“I’m disappointed, but we have to move on and play better tomorrow,” said Prado.
Nolan Thomas will get the start against Boston College Wednesday at 7 p.m. before the Bulls start a three-game home series against Valparaiso beginning 6 p.m. Friday at USF baseball stadium.