Baseball Welcomes Cornell for Weekend Series

Baseball Welcomes Cornell for Weekend Series

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown baseball team will wrap up the season this weekend when the Bears host Cornell in a three-game series. Saturday's doubleheader will start at 11:30 AM before senior day on Sunday at 1 PM. All three games will be broadcast on the Ivy League Network. 

Series Information
Matchup: Cornell (11-19-1, 6-9) at Brown (10-24, 5-13)
Dates: May 5-6
Game Times: 11:30 AM (DH) | 1 PM
Live Stats: Saturday GM1 | Saturday GM2 | Sunday
Ivy League Network: Saturday | Sunday 

Probable Starting Pitchers
Saturday (GM1): RHP Garett Delano vs. RHP Tim Willittes
Saturday (GM2): RHP Collin Garner vs. RHP Seth Urbon
Sunday: RHP Will Tomlinson vs. RHP Tommy Morris 

Leading Off
- Brown will wrap up the season with a three-game home series against Cornell, capped by senior day on Sunday.
- Parke Phillips is batting .353 this season and heads into the final weekend on a five-game hitting streak.
- Sam Grigo leads the team with nine multiple-RBI games this season and has hit safely in the last six games.
- JJ Sliepka is ranked eighth in the Ivies with a 1.76 ERA in league contests and leads the team with 19 overall appearances.
- Calvin Farris enters the Cornell series with a 22-game reached base streak.
- Brown swept Cornell in a pair of games last season, winning on the road, 8-1 and 7-4.   

Last Time Out
- Brown went 1-2 in a three-game series at Dartmouth last week. Sunday's finale was moved to Tuesday (5/1) due to rain. The Big Green captured the finale, 2-1, in 13 innings to take the series.
- Parke Phillips hit .500 (7-for-14) in the three-game series at Dartmouth. He posted three multiple-hit games, including three hits in the final game.
- The Brown pitching staff logged a collective 1.21 ERA in the series and issued just four combined walks in 29.2 innings.
- Sam Grigo hit the go-ahead RBI single in the ninth inning of game two to give Brown the eventual victory.
- Hunter Carey led the Bears with three RBIs in the series. 

About Cornell
- Cornell dropped a midweek game against Binghamton on Wednesday after winning a home series against Harvard, two games to one, last weekend.
- Cornell is hitting .267 in Ivy League play with a 5.29 team ERA.
- Three Cornell players are hitting over .300 in league games, comprised of Will Simoneit (.356), Dale Wickham (.352) and Ellis Bitar (.317).
- Cornell enters the weekend ranked sixth in the Ivy League series with six games remaining.