The Atlantic-10 has 10 teams within 4 1/2 games of each other, but Saint Louis could still be the team to beat. (Shotgun Spratling)


Atlantic 10 race could come down to battle of the bullpens


Two Sundays ago, Fordham third baseman Daniel Bucciero blasted a two-run home run to walk-off then-first place Saint Louis to lock up a series win in the rubber match. A week later, the Rams were the victim of a pinch hit, walk-off grand slam by Rob Butter as Rhode Island salvaged the weekend with a victory.

Such is life in the Atlantic 10 Conference where the league is perhaps as deep as it’s ever been with 10 teams battling for seven conference tournament spots. And there’s little separation between the 10 teams as all are currently within 4 1/2 games[…]


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