UVa Baseball beats Bucknell 6-5 in series opener

Virginia junior first baseman Devin Ortiz started the scoring with a grand slam, and the UVa baseball team beat Bucknell 6-5 in the series opener on Friday at Disharoon Park.

UVa Baseball beats Bucknell 6-5 in series opener
UVa junior Devin Ortiz (Source: WVIR)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Virginia junior first baseman Devin Ortiz started the scoring with a grand slam, and the UVa baseball team beat Bucknell 6-5 in the series opener on Friday at Disharoon Park.

The grand slam is the first by a Cavalier player since 2018.

Junior right-hander Griff McGarry had seven strikeouts in 5+ innings, while allowing two hits, and two earned runs.

Stephen Schoch pitched 1 1/3 innings for his second save of the season.

Virginia (3-2) and Bucknell will play a doubleheader on Saturday, with the first pitch set for noon at Disharoon Park.

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