Purdue baseball falls in extras to Michigan, 7-6

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – The Purdue baseball team fell behind Michigan 2-0, and 6-3 before rallying to force extra innings.

In the longest game in the two year history of Alexander Field, the Boilermakers gave up an RBI double to Michigan’s Carmen Benedetti in the top of the twelfth inning. Purdue couldn’t match the run in the home half of the inning, falling 7-6.

Jordan Minch got the start for the Boilermakers, giving up three earned runs on five hits in six innings of work. Brandon Krieg and Sean McHugh led the way offensively, each accounting for two RBI.

The two sides are back at it Saturday at 2 p.m. at Alexander Field.

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