Rhode Island Baseball: Rams Inch Closer to .500 Mark


The Rhode Island Rams baseball team has continued to stay hot as they took two out of three against the Hofstra Pride over the weekend before pummeling UMass Lowell yesterday afternoon. Rhody continues move towards the .500 mark for the season, as they’ve now upped their record to 10-12, including 4-1 at Bill Beck Field. After starting the season 0-9, URI has now won 10 of their last 13 games.

As has been the case lately, the Rams continue to get it done with their pitching. Over their last four games, Rhody has allowed just four runs total, with a pair of shutouts included in that mix. Mike Bradstreet has been the star of the staff, as he has not allowed a run in 30.0 consecutive innings. The senior leads URI with three wins, and the scoreless streak has lowered his ERA to 3.57.

Much like the pitching, the offense for Rhody is really clicking as well. The Rams are averaging nearly seven runs per game over their last nine contests, including three ten-run wins (18-8, 11-1, and 10-0). Sophomore Tim Caputo is the absolute star so far, batting .293 with an insane .378 on-base percentage. He’s also tied for second on the team in RBI with 12.

The hot streak couldn’t come at a better time, as Rhode Island gets set to open up conference play against defending Atlantic 10 champions Dayton. If Rhody can keep this hot streak going through conference play, it’s going to be an awfully fun spring for URI baseball.

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