UMaine baseballl dropped its first game at the America East Conference Tournament in New York. A 5-0 loss to UMass Lowell. It puts the Black Bears in must-win mode this evening against either Hartford and Binghamton.

The River Hawks jumped on Maine pitcher Cody Laweryson for four runs in the first two innings. Oscar Marchena hit a two-run home run in the 1st inning. Mark Tumosa had a two-run triple in the 2nd. Tumosa added another RBI hit later in the game.

UML pitcher Nick Rand went eight strong innings to hold the Bears scoreless..

Laweryson struck out a season-high 12 over seven innings but suffered the loss.

The (15-32) Black Bears will try to stay alive in the AE Tourney tonight at 6pm.

2019 America East Baseball Championship
at Binghamton University’s Bearcats Baseball Complex – Vestal, N.Y.

Wednesday, May 22
Game 1: No. 4 UMass Lowell 5   No. 5 Maine 0
Game 2: No. 3 Binghamton vs. No. 6 Hartford – 2:30 p.m.
Game 3: Maine  vs. Game 2 loser – 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 23
Game 4: No. 1 Stony Brook vs. Game 1 winner – 11 a.m.
Game 5: No. 2 UAlbany vs. Game 2 winner – 2:30 p.m.
Game 6: Game 3 winner vs. Game 4/5 loser (lower seed) – 6:00 p.m.

Friday, May 24
Game 7: Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner – 11 a.m.
Game 8: Game 6 winner vs. Game 4/5 loser (higher seed) – 2:30 p.m.
Game 9: Game 8 winner vs. Game 7 loser – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 25
Game 10: Game 7 winner vs. Game 9 winner – 1 p.m.
Game 11: (If necessary) – 4:30 p.m.