Although the season hasn’t started yet for the Minutemen, injuries to their pitching rotation will be an early season obstacle they must work around.
The Minutemen fail to provide consistent offense in their second loss in as many days.
The Minutemen used a seven-run eighth inning to propel them to victory over the Spiders on Sunday morning.
The Minutemen score eight unanswered in game one to best Explorers, but falter in game two after blowing a 3-2 lead in the eighth inning.
The Eagles broke a 1-1 tie in the eighth inning to beat the Minutemen 2-1 in Chestnut Hill.
After dropping the first two games of the series, the Minutemen topped the Black Knights 6-2 Sunday for their first victory of 2016 season.
UMass baseball heads to Charleston Southern this weekend for three-game series to kickoff 2016 season.
The Minutemen are eager to get off to fast start in 2016 campaign after starting last year with a 0-5 record.