ROCK HILL, SC - Maine Black Bears baseball were defeated by Winthrop 6-2 on Saturday, their fifth straight loss.

The Black Bears started the game hot with junior Quinn McDaniel launching a solo home run, his second in as many games, and the Black Bears took a 1-0 lead.

The Eagles would tie it up 1-1 in the bottom of the second when a Nick Badillo single to left field brought home Ramses Cordova.

This would be the only earned run allowed by starting pitcher Colin Fitzgerald in the game as he went six innings with five hits and four strikeouts.

The game would get away in bottom of the seventh with Maine reliever Tyler Nielsen allowing four runs of a hit-by-pitch, a bases loaded walk, and a two-run single by Ty Hooks. 

The Eagles added a solo homer in the eighth by Brady Hopkins and the Black Bears got on the board in the ninth off a Dylan McNary single.

Maine, 2-6, will wrap up their weekend series with Winthrop tomorrow afternoon at 1.

Sports Reporter

Ryan Sudol joined the ABC 7 and Fox 22 team in October of 2022. A native of Rockaway, New Jersey, Ryan graduated Summa Cum Laude from William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey in 2022 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. During his time there, he worked as an on-air sports personality for its award winning radio and TV stations. Ryan also spent the last six years working for local New Jersey high school sports website Morris Sussex Sports. There, he was a play-by-play commentator for football, basketball, lacrosse, and more! He also hosted a show called "Football Fanatics" where he went to a local high school football game every week to interview fans, parents, cheerleaders, etc. He cites this as the most fun he's ever had and is hoping to bring something similar to ABC 7 and FOX 22. Outside of work, Ryan loves to golf, play video games, and attempt to cook. Feel free to contact Ryan at or on Twitter @RyanSudolWVII

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