Live at Sembower Field: Michigan State at Indiana, Game 2

End of Game: Indiana loaded the bases with three singles but MSU reliever Jeff Kinley struck out designated hitter Dillon Dooney and got left fielder Will Nolden to pop up to shortstop to preserve the shutout. MSU wins the first game of the doubleheader 6-0. First pitch for the rubber match at 3:30 p.m.


Middle of the Ninth: Brian Korte gave up a leadoff walk to Michigan State’s Tony Wieber, but then got first baseman Ryan Krill to chop to a 4-3 double play and struck out John Martinez to end the inning. Hoosiers are down to their last bats, down 6-0.


End of the Eighth: Andrew Waszak’s day ended after seven shutout innings and just three hits, but life didn’t get any easier for Indiana with MSU left-hander Jeff Kinley on the mound. Kinley set the Hoosiers down 1-2-3 in the eighth and MSU still leads 6-0 going into the ninth.


Middle of the Eighth: Michigan State may have put this one out of reach. Chad Martin gave up four singles to start the inning with the fourth being a two-run single through a drawn-in infield by Michigan State shortstop Justin Scanlon. IU shortstop Michael Basil later mis-played a chopper that allowed MSU catcher Joel Fisher to score to make it 6-0. Martin came out and after Scanlon’s hit and left-hander Brian Korte struck out two batters, but the Hoosiers are still down 6-0 with two at-bats left.


End of the Seventh: Andrew Waszak saw two runners reach base for the first time in the game, though it really wasn’t his fault. Michael Basil reached on an error and designated hitter Dillon Dooney’s pop-up got twisted up in the swirling wind and fell for a single in shallow center field. However, Waszak got left fielder Will Nolden to hit a foul pop-up to the catcher to end the inning. Michigan State leads 3-0.


Middle of the Seventh: Chad Martin allowed a leadoff single to third baseman Torsten Boss, who stole second and went to third on a groundout. Boss was cut off at home, however, when designated hitter Jimmy Pickens grounded to first with the infield in and Boss was caught in a rundown. Pickens went to second, to right fielder Tony Wieber struck out looking to end the inning. 3-0 Michigan State.


End of the Sixth: Andrew Waszak continues to cruise. Another 1-2-3 inning. Seventy-seven pitches through six innings. Two hits, faced one over the minimum. 3-0 Michigan State.


Middle of the Sixth: Chad Martin posted Indiana’s first 1-2-3 inning of the game in the sixth. Michigan State still leads 3-0.


End of the Fifth: Andrew Waszak walked Chad Clark with two outs in the fifth, but then picked him off to face the minimum. Waszak has surrendered just two hits and allowed three base runners so far, and faced just one batter over the minimum for the game. Michigan State still leads 3-0.


Middle of the Fifth: Chad Martin walked Michigan State first baseman Ryan Krill, but got left fielder John Martinez to ground to what became a 5-4-3 double play because of interference by Krill at second base. Michigan State leads 3-0.


End of the Fourth: Kyle Schwarber hit a one-out triple but was stranded when Sam Travis struck out and Michael Basil hit a soft liner to short. Michigan State still leads 3-0.


Middle of the Fourth: Kyle Hart finally met a jam he couldn’t get out of and he didn’t survive the fourth. He gave up a two-run home run to left fielder John Martinez then came up after giving up another single and a walk. Luke Harrison came on and walked the only batter he faced and then right-hander Chad Martin threw a wild pitch in the dirt to allow a run to score to make it 3-0. Martin struck out the only batter he faced, though, and the Spartans stranded runners on second and third. However, MSU leads 3-0.


End of the Third: Indiana finally got a hit in the third on a single from right fielder Tim O’Conner, but O’Conner was tossed out trying for second base on a ball in the dirt and Andrew Waszak has still faced the minimum.


Middle of the Third: Kyle Hart has put at least two runners on base each inning, but none of those have scored. MSU third baseman Torsten Boss and center fielder Jordan Keur both had one out singles, but Blaise Salter struck out and Tony Wieber flied to right to end the inning. Still scoreless.


End of the Second: Andrew Waszak posted a second straight 1-2-3 inning for Michigan State. Game still scoreless.


Middle of the Second: Kyle Hart worked through another jam in the second. After giving up two singles to start the inning, he got catcher Joel Fisher to ground into a 6-4-3 double play and then got shortstop Justin Scanlon to chop out to third. Still scoreless.


End of the First: Michigan State’s Andrew Waszak struck out two batters in a 1-2-3 inning. Scoreless through 1.


Middle of the first: Indiana freshman left hander Kyle Hart hit a batter and gave up a single, but then got Michigan State designated hitter Blaise Halter to fly to right field and got MSU right fielder Tony Wieber swinging at a 3-2 breaking ball to get out of the inning. Scoreless heading into the bottom half.


Lineups follow.

Michigan State (20-12, 3-4)

1. Ryan Jones, 2b

2. Torsten Boss, 3b

3. Jordan Keur, cf

4. Blaise Salter, dh

5. Tony Wieber, rf

6. Ryan Krill, 1b

7. John Martinez, lf

8. Joel Fisher, c

9. Justin Scanlon, ss

P- Andrew Waszak

Indiana (16-18, 6-4 Big Ten)

1. Justin Cureton, cf

2. Kyle Schwarber, c

3. Sam Travis, 1b

4. Michael Basil, ss

5. Dilln Dooney, dh

6. Will Nolden, lf

7. Chad Clark, 3b

8. Dustin DeMuth, 2b

9. Tim O’Conner, rf

P-Kyle Hart, lhp