Casey Aubin started his second game of the season, picking up his first win of the year.
The Minutemen lose their third straight and 11 of last 12, falling to SLU 8-1 Saturday afternoon.
After only scoring a single run all weekend versus VCU, UMass scored a season-high 15 to stop an eight-game losing streak.
The Minutemen are relying on freshman pitcher Carter Knapek to snap losing streak Tuesday afternoon.
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.