Thursday, April 30, 2009
DANS HELP PROPEL LSU TO BIG WIN
BATON ROUGE -- Ryan Schimpf (Danville Dans 2007)and teammate Blake Dean launched back-to-back home runs twice in a 10-run fifth inning as the fourth-ranked Tigers overpowered in-state rival Tulane, 13-2, in seven innings Wednesday night at Alex Box Stadium.
Dean and Schimpf accounted for five of the runs with the long ball. Shortstop Austin Nola and center fielder Mikie Mahtook, both scheduled to play for the Dans in the upcoming 2009 season, drove in runs on a single and a double, respectively.