Mercer baseball and softball are starting a busy weekend game.
MACON, GEORGIA (41NBC / WMGT) – Mercer’s baseball and softball teams kicked off a busy weekend of play tonight.
The Mercer softball team is hosting the Mercer Invitational in Central Tennessee and Murray.
The Bears first played with MTSU, to whom they fell 2-1 after leaving their sixth inning in a short run. In the second game of the day, the Bears dominated 8-0, finishing the game after the fifth inning due to the rule of running. The softball team will return to action tomorrow in another match against the same schools.
The Mercer baseball team tonight started a home series of three games against Southern Illinois Edwardsville. In the first two innings, the Bears made five runs, which would be enough to win 5-2. Initial pitcher Josh Harlow gets a W after six innings, giving up two earned wounds and knocking out eight. Tomorrow at 14.00 the baseball team returns to action