Fairfield ‘walk off’ moves Stags to top of MAAC standingsColumns
FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A rainbow spread through the sky over Alumni Baseball Diamond in the ninth inning Friday afternoon. Instead of a pot of gold, Fairfield instead found gifts — soft-contact hits, ump bumps, free passes — littered around the infield that helped them rally for a 6-5 walk-off win over Canisius in the opener of a critical series between two of the top contenders in the Metro Atlantic.
Pinch hitter Nick Sturino inside-outted a squirter down the third-base line. As Canisius third baseman Kenny Dodson tried to get behind the baseball, he made contact with the third-base umpire, which[…]