Syracuse wins first game, loses second at Patriot Classic Tournament

first_imgSyracuse (8-6) split Saturday’s games against George Mason (4-6) and Monmouth (4-2) in the Patriot Classic Tournament. It was the first day of games in the tournament after Friday’s game against Army was canceled due to weather.The day’s games started with Syracuse beating George Mason, 9-0, in six innings. SU’s scoring started at the end of the second inning when freshman Lailoni Mayfield grounded out to first base, driving junior Bryce Holmgren home.Holmgren scored again in the fifth inning, joining Alicia Hansen and Gabby Teran in the frame’s scoring. Hansen and Teran also scored the final two runs of the game when Holmgren singled in the middle of SU’s at-bats in the top of the sixth. Mayfield, Toni Martin and Sammy Fernandez were the other SU players to score against the Patriots.AnnaMarie Gatti started in the circle for the Orange. After Gatti allowed four walks and one strikeout in the first inning, sophomore Alexa Romero came in. Romero struck out 11 batters and walked three in the last five innings of the game. She let up one hit in the bottom of the fourth.The Monmouth game reached the end of seven innings tied 2-2, going into an eighth inning where Monmouth would score a run and win the game, 3-2.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textMonmouth scored its first two runs in the top of the second inning off a single. SU’s Neli Casares-Maher tripled in the bottom of the second, sending Holmgren home. She scored off the next at-bat on a wild pitch to tie the game.No one scored again until the eighth inning when an RBI double by Monmouth scored the game-winning run.Gatti started the Monmouth game and pitched the first three innings. Miranda Hearn came in at the top of the fourth and stayed in until the fifth when Romero came in. By the top of the eighth inning, Romero reached 10 strikeouts for the second time in two games. Comments Published on March 3, 2018 at 6:49 pm Contact Kaci: Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Manchester City Posts Record Revenue

first_imgA 21 percent increase in revenue meant that the ratio of wage costs to revenue fell to 56 percent.The club is operating with zero debt and chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak said that revenue was pushing towards “towards the 500 million pounds mark”.“This report is about making sure our fans and our partners can see the true detailed status of every aspect of the club,” he said in a statement.“What hopefully comes across is that the football organisation and off-field business have the right symmetry and balance to allow us to continue to further strengthen and grow.”Despite finishing last season without a trophy, chief executive Ferran Soriano was satisfied with the team’s progress and potential under manager Pep Guardiola, who took charge before the start of last season.“We are committed to playing beautiful football and to win. Both elements are compatible and the second is a consequence of the first,” said Soriano. “I am convinced we will see further progress and silverware in the seasons to come.”City spent heavily in the summer transfer window on Benjamin Mendy, Kyle Walker, Bernardo Silva, Ederson and Danilo, building a squad that is currently eight points clear at the top of the Premier League league table.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Manchester City announced record revenue of £473.4 million and a third consecutive year of profitability as the club’s annual report for 2016-17 was published on Wednesday.Premier League leaders City posted a profit of £1.08 million, down from £20.5 million last year. The club said an extended 13-month reporting period had affected profitability.last_img read more