JACKSON, MISS. (famuathletics.com) — Florida A&M baseball (25-24, 18-7 SWAC) go 0-2 in a doubleheader against Jackson State Saturday afternoon at Braddy Field, losing 4-3 and 9-2.
Game 1 - Rattlers 3, JSU 4: The Rattlers were down 3-0 going into the top of the second before crossing home plate on a hit by pitch with bases loaded to make it a 3-1 game. The Rattlers added a run at the top of the fourth on a SAC fly by Jalen Niles to make the score 3-2. The Rattlers tied the game 3-3 at the top of the fifth, crossing home plate on another hit by pitch. The Tigers regained the lead on a solo home run to make it a 4-3 game, and that would be enough to hold off the Rattlers.
Game 2 - Rattlers 2, JSU 9: The Rattlers got off to a quick start scoring on a two-RBI single by Adam Haidermota at the top of the second to give the Rattlers a 2-0 lead. The Tigers got on the board at the bottom of the second on a solo home run to make it a 2-1 game. The Tigers took the lead at the bottom of the third on a two-RBI single to give them a 3-2 advantage. JSU extended its lead, scoring five runs at the bottom of the fourth to go up 8-2.
The Rattlers and Tigers conclude the series tomorrow at 1 p.m. CT.