BC bats virtually nonexistent in loss to Merced

Renegades can't get it done, lose to Merced

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Merced pitcher Russell Longworth got busy and then some with 12 strikeouts in his team's 3-1 victory over Bakersfield College Thursday afternoon at Gerry Collis Field.

Longworth baffled the Renegades all day long with his calm demeanor and assortment of off-speed pitches. 

BC scored its lone run on a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning. 

In true fashion, Longworh struck out a batter with the tying runs on base to end the game. 

The Blue Devils scored two runs in the first two innings and added a third in the fourth when a batter was hit with the bases loaded.

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