Western Michigan Falls in Series Finale Against Toledo
KALAMAZOO, Mich.- Western Michigan (13-28, 6-12 MAC) baseball dropped decisive game three against Toledo Sunday, 8-2. The Broncos travel to Valparaiso Tuesday and Northwestern Wednesday in non-conference action.
Toledo (17-25, 8-10 MAC) scored a run in the fourth, three in the fifth and another in the top of the sixth to open a 5-0 lead. Western Michigan fought back with runs in the bottom of the sixth and seventh but the Rockets put the game out of reach by plating three in the eighth.
Jared Kujawa led seven different Broncos with a hit, going to 2-for-4.
Left-handed senior Mike Moyer (3-5) went five innings in a starting effort and gave up four runs and eight hits in the loss.
Toledo had 15 hits in the game, four for extra bases. Ben Hammer went 3-for-4 with four RBIs.
Left-hander Ben Wilkinson (4-3) tossed his fourth complete game of the year for the Rockets, earning the win.