Kentucky State Baseball Loses 49-1
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This Is Unfortunately Not An April Fool's Joke. Kentucky State University Loses 49-1. In Five Innings.

4/1/09 in NCAA Baseball   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

I really wish that this was an April Fool's Day Joke, but it seems it is not. Today, poor Kentucky State's DII baseball team got blown the f*** out by Eastern Kentucky. The final score: 49-1. And that's in only 5 innings. I guess the 5th inning 45-run NCAA mercy rule came into effect.

Even more impressive about this game, Kentucky State had more errors (9) than hits (8) during the course of the game.

But let's get to the incredible pitching stats stats for Kentucky State. Freshman pitcher Jamal Duncan gave up 25 runs (14 earned) in 2.1 innings. Meanwhile, Jamal Wilson gave up 13 runs despite getting only one out. That barely seems possible. 13 runs come in and you only get one guy out? Man, you could stick Little Leaguers out on the field and they'd probably get one out before they gave up 13 runs.

Ah, but it gets even better. Kentucky State's team ERA for the season is an absurd 11.56. They also have a mind-blowing 61 errors in 17 games. I should note that those 17 games only provide stats through a March 25th game - they've played three games since (including today's barnburner) - so they may actually have a team ERA of 20 and 100 errors by now.

Kentucky State has lost several games this year by nearly as ridiculous margins as today's score. They lost a doubleheader to Indianapolis University by a combined 42 runs. That's, uh, not good.

By the way, despite all these crazy numbers, Kentucky State has actually won two games this season. Yes, they hammered Tuskegee University in a double-header 16-4 and 17-13. By the way, don't even ask how Tuskegee's day went on the diamond.

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4/2/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

So how many of these players will be signed by the Pirates within the next 2 years?

4/2/09   |   maria_jnr

that is bad

4/2/09   |   breton_shroats

Why fire a coach that was quite angry at the team and previous coach, who made the schedule before he left for Bradley, and still yelled at his team after the game for scoring 49 runs in 4.5 innings. The players were hitting the ball to the wall and stopping at first when they could easily been triples or inside the park home-runs

4/2/09   |   kramer   |   11004 respect

bonacci_91 wrote:
Ay Caramba! There's just 3 problems with them though: #1 - Can't Bat, #2 - Can't Throw & #3 - Can't Field.

So it's along the same lines as John McKay's expansion Bucs...
"Well our offense stinks, our defense stinks, our special teams stink, but other than that I think we're good."

4/2/09   |   bonacci_91   |   27 respect

Ay Caramba! There's just 3 problems with them though: #1 - Can't Bat, #2 - Can't Throw & #3 - Can't Field.

4/2/09   |   streetballer123   |   3312 respect

Good job guys. You guys let up more runs than the age of my dad.

4/2/09   |   radiowave000   |   145 respect

Gosh ,then we need to fire the winning team's coach and throw a parade for Kentucky St. for "trying" or does that only apply in girls basketball?

4/1/09   |   Mols12

thats umm........ quite a loss...

4/1/09   |   Michael_Luchies   |   17 respect

WhoDat12 wrote:
Way to help the Detroit Lions with their self esteem issues!

Again...do we always have to come back to my Detroit Lions WhoDat?

4/1/09   |   breton_shroats

(Edited by breton_shroats)

I was at this game and it was bad. As a EKU fan i felt bad after the game. Our coach was disappointed after the game because this was not his idea for the game. One final not it was suppose to be a double header but the game was called after 4.5  innings due to darkness, which canceled the second game. The game ended around 3:30 eastern time, so no where close to sunset

4/1/09   |   Scout-Team-All-American

My high school JV team's 2nd string bat boy could play for them.

4/1/09   |   WBKsports   |   366 respect

Kentucky State has 25 players, so it appears that baseball is something the college enjoys. This is sad....

4/1/09   |   keppieboy   |   158 respect

 Now thats a beating

4/1/09   |   tomatosauce517

OH SNAP! THAT'S GOTTA BURN

4/1/09   |   dukebluedevils15

WOW!!!  This kentucky state team must really suck...   I suck at baseball and i bet i could make the team!!!! :)

4/1/09   |   WhoDat12   |   2252 respect

Way to help the Detroit Lions with their self esteem issues!

4/1/09   |   WhoDey   |   6 respect

Same here Smoot, way to rep Frankfort Thoroughbreds!!
This is an embarassment of my city.  C'mon I live like 5 minutes away.

4/1/09   |   THE_Smoot   |   70 respect

I live in Frankfort...

Way to go, fellow cityfolk...

The people that didn't make my 7th grade baseball team (me being one of them) could beat KSU.

4/1/09   |   Boski93   |   375 respect

Yeah Eastern Kentucky clawed out of a 1-0 hole to scratch out 49 runs!

Oh there are some sweet pitching lines from this tilt. I mean nothing like going a third of an inning, giving up 5 hits and 13 runs, which only 4 were earned! Then be followed by someone only surrendering 25 runs (only 14 earned) in two and a third innings. Who then gave the ball up to Kentucky State Cy Young Candidate who went one and third inning and surrender a minuscule 11 runs (which only 2 were earned). Please go read the box score it will boggle the mind.

4/1/09   |   kantwistaye   |   4211 respect

Might be time to cut baseball.  With the way the economy is they can call it frivolous spending and no one will get upset over it.

4/1/09   |   Chief_aka_James   |   3307 respect

(Edited by Chief_aka_James)

Wow.

Put me in coach, I think I could do a better job than these guys..