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Union advances to winner's bracket final with 12-6 win


Kevin Kirksey

PADUCAH, Ky. - 5/12/2010 - The No. 2 seed Union (Tenn.) University Bulldogs will face No. 1 seed Cumberland (Tenn.) University in the winner's bracket final after a 12-6 win over No. 3 seed Martin Methodist (Tenn.) College.

Union (39-13) scored in five of the first six innings, including five times in the fifth to lead 12-0. Martin Methodist rallied for six runs over the final four innings to cut the lead down to the 12-6 final. Danny Grimm, Josh Jones and Beau Baker each led Union with three hits, while Clint Barnes and Kevin Kirksey led the way with three RBI each. Jeremy Stack (5-3) earned the win with seven innings of work, allowing four runs on seven hits with six strikeouts.

No. 21 Union plays No. 2 Cumberland at noon on Wednesday in a battle of NAIA ranked teams. Cumberland took two-of-three from Union in the regular season.

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