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Webster-Elmira: Webster Yankees Continue To Impress

Published by on June 14, 2009

If first impressions mean anything, Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees possess all the traits of a quality baseball team. 

The Webster nine used a combination of effective pitching with timely hitting and impressive defense to defeat the Elmira Pioneers at Dunn Field 4-2 on Saturday night. 

Lincoln Rassi (Toledo) limited the Pios to two hits and two unearned runs over seven innings for his first win of the season. 

“They didn’t hit one ball hard all night,” said Brust. “Those two hits were bleeders. Lincoln has great movement on his ball and throws a lot of strikes.” 

After playing three games in four nights on the artificial turf of Basket Road Field, the deep cut grass of Dunn Field may have caused some timing dilemmas for the Webster infield. 

“The long grass contributed to the two runs,” added Brust. “You take away those two errors and Lincoln goes another inning.” 

For the third time this week, Nate Koontz (Ball State) provided timely fire power for the pinstripes. 

Koontz’s two-run bomb in the sixth proved...

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