Tech Edges Rutgers On the Diamonds

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Saturday March 1, 2008
ATLANTA (AP) -- Charlie Blackmon tripled home the winning run in
the eighth inning, then made a game-saving diving catch in the
ninth to lead Georgia Tech to a 4-3 victory over Rutgers today.

Blackmon also had a single and home run and drove in three runs
for the Jackets (6-1). His triple in the eighth drove in Derek Dietrich, who had singled up the middle.

Andrew Robinson (1-0) yielded a two-out single in the ninth to
Victor Cegles, who moved to third on a throwing error by second
baseman Jeff Ussery. Blackmon then made his game-saving catch on a
liner by Jon Gossard to end the game.

Tech starter Eddie Burns held the Scarlet Knights (2-2) to two
runs on five hits in six innings. He tied his career record with 10
strikeouts.


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