Baseball Upsets No.8 Florida State
March 26, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Shortstop Casey Trout drove in three runs on two doubles as he led Maryland (8-14-1, 1-8 ACC) to a 14-6 win over No. 8 Florida State (26-8, 7-1 ACC) at Dick Howser Stadium. The loss ended FSU's 15-game winning streak.
The Terrapins scored five runs in a two-out rally in the seventh inning on three hits and five walks. DH Jared Vogt hit a game-winning two-run double in the inning to put Maryland up, 6-4.
Right-hander Mike Wooden (1-3) struck out seven batters in 6 1/3 innings to earn his first win of the season. He gave up four runs on nine hits and two walks.
Left-hander Wes Crawford (4-1) dropped his first decision of the season as he surrendered five runs on six hits and four walks. He struck out four batters in 6 2/3 innings. FSU used six pitchers and walked 12 batters, while Seminole fielders committed six errors.
Centerfielder Brian Cox led off the second and fourth innings with a double and scored twice for FSU. He came home on leftfielder George Otero's basehit to put the Seminoles up 1-0 in the second inning, and first baseman Kevin Cash knocked in Cox with a single in the fourth inning to tie the score at 2-2.
Maryland scored two runs in the third inning as shortstop Casey Trout drove in second baseman Michael D'Archangelo with a double. Trout then scored the go-ahead run with on a sacrifice fly by first baseman Jason Schlegel.
FSU catcher Jeremy Salazar belted a two-run homer in the fifth inning to give the Seminoles a 4-2 lead.
Maryland's 14 runs was the most an opponent has scored on FSU this season. It is the Terps' first win over FSU since 1994.