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FFRAMINGHAM – The Framingham State University baseball team received three home runs from Ryan Boyle and a complete game on the mound from Jimmy Gilleran as the Rams defeated Massachusetts Maritime 13-4 in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at Framingham’s Bowditch Field on March 31.

Framingham State improves to 7-7 and wins their conference opener.

Mass. Maritime drops to 9-7.

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  • In the bottom of the first the Rams grabbed a 1-0 lead on an RBI single to center from Robert Johnston. 
  • Mass. Maritime tied the game in the top of the third on a solo homer to right from Michael Estrada. 
  • The Rams took the lead back in the bottom of the third on a two-run homerun to left from Ryan Boyle. 
  • In the top of the fifth, Zach Sylvia doubled home a run pulling the Bucs back within one, but Boyle connected on his second two run homerun of the game in the bottom of the inning putting the Rams on top 5-2. 
  • Ryan Plocker stole home on the back end of a double steal, Shane Costello plated a run with a single and Johnston added a two-run single in the bottom of the sixth pushing the lead to 9-2. 
  • Boyle connected on his third home run of the day in the seventh pushing the lead to 13-2. The Bucs added single runs in the top of the eighth and ninth to reach the final margin. 
  • Gilleran earned the victory on the hill going nine innings allowing four earned runs on seven hits with eight strikeouts. Gilleran also went 2-for-5 at the plate in the game. 
  • Boyle finished the game 3-for-4 with three homeruns, four runs scored and seven RBI, while Johnston finished the game with three hits and three RBI. 

UP NEXT: The Rams and the Bucs are back in action on Sunday when they meet at Mass. Maritime for a pair of games beginning at noon. 

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.