BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Texas Southern’s 2022 season came to a close as they fell to Grambling State in the SWAC Tournament on Friday.
TSU jumped ahead 1-0 in the first after Jeremy Gaines scored on a wild pitch. Grambling State answered with two runs in the bottom frame as three straight batters were hit by pitches which led to a two-RBI single.
From there, it was all Grambling State after the second inning as they scored in five straight innings. With TSU down 7-1 entering the sixth, TSU called to score four runs as Juan Sanchez and Gaines combined for four RBI as TSU trailed 7-5. However, the rally was short-lived as GSU responded with three runs in the bottom frame for a 10-5 lead followed by a four-run seventh to close out the scoring.
Vasquez finished the day with a 3-for-5 outing while Gaines had three RBI. Jordan Martinez (6-5) led six pitchers in action as he pitched three innings.
Texas Southern finished 28-25 on the season.
- W: JC Bonilla (1-0)
- L: Jordan Martinez (6-5)
- 2B: Jeremy Gaines 1; Gabe Vasquez 1; CJ Castillo 1
- RBI: Jeremy Gaines 3; Juan Sanchez 1
- SH: Jeremy Gaines 1; Tyrese Clayborne 1; Michael Goudeau 1
- RUNS: Jeremy Gaines 1; CJ Castillo 1; Justin Cooper 1; Avery Chatman 1; Roderick Coffee 1
- HBP: Jeremy Gaines 1; Johnathon Thomas 1; Roderick Coffee 1
- 2B: John Garcia 1; Shemar Page 1
- HR: Shemar Page 1; Keylon Mack 1
- RBI: Terry Burrell III 1; John Garcia 2; Trevor Hatton 1; Shemar Page 4; Cameron Bufford 3; Keylon Mack 3
- RUNS: Terry Burrell III 2; Jarficur Parker 3; John Garcia 3; Trevor Hatton 2; Shemar Page 2; Cameron Bufford 1; Keylon Mack 1
- CS: Terry Burrell III 1
- HBP: Terry Burrell III 1; John Garcia 1; Trevor Hatton 1; Shemar Page 1
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