Freshmen Brendan McKay and Kade McClure combined for nine strong innings on the mound as the No. 3 Louisville baseball team clinched its ninth straight series victory with Saturday afternoon’s 7-2 win over Bethune-Cookman at Jim Patterson Stadium.
McKay, a lefty from Darlington, Pa., finished with 11 strikeouts and allowed just two runs on five hits in six innings to win his second straight start and improve to 7-1 on the season. Saturday’s performance was one strikeout shy of a career high for McKay, who finished with 12 at Notre Dame on March 21.
McClure, a righty from Mentor, Ohio, struck out a pair and allowed just two hits in three shutout innings of relief to clinch his second career save. Saturday marked the 28th time in 43 games this season the Cardinals (33-10) have allowed tw...Read More