Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Maryland baseball vs. Delaware Photo Essay








The Maryland Terrapins baseball team played host to the Delaware Blue Hens at Bob "Turtle" Smith Stadium in College Park, Md., on Tuesday afternoon, March 11, 2014.  The Terps looked to get a midweek victory against the Blue Hens, before the No. 2 North Carolina Tar Heels come to visit for a weekend series.

Maryland's sophomore first baseman LaMonte Wade tosses ground balls to his fellow infielders during warmups, prior to the first pitch of the game at Bob "Turtle" Smith Stadium in College Park, Md., on Tuesday afternoon, March 11, 2014.  Wade has started all 14 games the Terrapins have played this season at first base.


Delaware's starting pitcher freshman right-hander John Geffre finishes his warm up pitches prior to his first inning of work at Bob "Turtle" Smith Stadium in College Park, Md., on Tuesday afternoon, March 11, 2014.  Geffre walked three batters, gave up five runs, which only two were earned, and recorded no strikeouts in his four-inning performance.


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Maryland's junior center fielder practices the timing of his swing in the on-deck circle before stepping into the batter's box to lead off the inning at Bob "Turtle" Smith Stadium in College Park, Md., on Tuesday afternoon, March 11, 2014.  White contributed one hit, a walk, two RBIs and two runs scored in the Terps offensive effort.

Maryland's freshman catcher Nick Cieri leads off from first, while Delaware's senior first baseman Jake Clark plays behind the runner at Bob"Turtle Smith Stadium in College Park, Md., on Tuesday afternoon, March 11, 2014.  Cieri produced two hits and one RBI, while also accounting for one run.



Delaware's senior center fielder Alex Mottle swings and misses for strike three on a breaking ball thrown by Maryland starting pitcher Jake Drossner at Bob "Turtle" Smith Stadium in College Park, Md., on Tuesday afternoon, March 11, 2014.  Mottle was one of 13 different strikeout victims on the Blue Hens.

Maryland's freshman third baseman Mike Rescigno hands the ball to home plate umpire Timothy O'Toole, the Terps maintain a commanding lead at Bob "Turtle" Smith Stadium in College Park, Md., on Tuesday afternoon, March 11, 2014.  At this point in the game, Maryland led Delaware by a score of 3-0.  

Maryland's starting pitcher Jake Drossner begins his motion during his final inning of work at Bob "Turtle" Smith Stadium in College Park, Md., on Tuesday afternoon, March 11, 2014.  Thru four innings of work, Drossner recorded five strikeouts and only allowed one run.  

The Sun begins to set during the ballgame at Bob "Turtle Smith" Stadium in College Park, Md., on Tuesday afternoon, March 11, 2014.  Thru six innings, the Terrapins led the Blue Hens by a score of 7-1.  

Maryland center fielder Charlie White steals second base just before the tag of Delaware's second baseman Zach Lopes could be applied at Bob "Turtle" Smith Stadium in College Park, Md., on Tuesday afternoon, March 11, 2014.  White is Maryland baseball's all-time stolen base leader with 65 career steals.  

Maryland pitcher Jake Drossner is congratulated by his teammates after being pulled from the game by head coach John Szefc at Bob "Turtle" Smith Stadium in College Park, Md., on Tuesday afternoon, March 11, 2014.  Tuesday's start was Drossner's first start in his college pitching career.

Maryland relief pitcher Ben Brewster stares down his first batter, as he leads the Terps bullpen into the game to shut the door on the Blue Hens at Bob "Turtle" Smith Stadium in College Park, Md., on Tuesday afternoon, March 11, 2014.  The Terps got the victory over the Blue Hens by a final score of 10-1.

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