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Freeman powers Bucs to A-Sun victory

staff report • Apr 14, 2013 at 12:49 PM

JOHNSON CITY — Clinton Freeman had three hits and knocked in three runs, Logan Rice continued his hot streak on the mound and the East Tennessee State baseball team beat Lipscomb 7-2 Saturday at Thomas Stadium to win its second straight Atlantic Sun Conference series.Freeman finished 3-for-4 with a double and a home run.His solo shot to right field in the fifth was his eighth of the season.Mason Hershey also had three hits and an RBI, and Andrew Lasure had a two-run base hit and walked twice for ETSU (20-12, 9-5).Rice (4-1) won his third straight decision, giving up two runs on five hits and a walk while going six innings.Will Chesney worked three scoreless innings of relief to earn his first save.The Bisons (12-24, 3-8) got solo home runs from Taylor Stewart and Aaron Sandoval.The Bucs, who have won six out of the past seven games, will go for the series sweep Sunday at 1:05 p.m.

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