Photo Gallery: Navy 5 - Blue 1 (By: Joe Bray)10/4/2013
Navy takes Game One of Fall World Series.
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There are lots of great rivalries in sports, There's the Red-Sox vs. Yankees, the Cowboys vs. the Redskins, Tiger vs. Phil. There's Carolina-Duke in basketball, Auburn-Alabama in football, but...
...there is no rivalry in sport as long-standing and intense as Navy vs. Blue. Let the games begin!
Benton Moss (39) throws the first pitch of the Fall World Series.
After Landon Lassiter (12) singles in the first, Korey Dunbar (43) throws him out attempting to steal second.
Trent Thornton (31) throws in the bottom of the first.
Parks Jordan (8) doubles to right center with one out in the first.
Colby Barnette (34) throws out Joe Dudek (25) to end the top of the second.
Tyler Ramirez (29) singles in the third.
Matt Rubino (24) singles up the middle to lead off the third.
Michael Massardo (1) follows with a double...
...into the corner in right that sends Rubino (24) to third.
Parks Jordan (8) then drives the runners home with a single to right that puts Navy up 2-0.
Benton Moss (39) throws a 1-2-3 top of the fourth.
Trent Thornton (31) throws in the fourth.
Michael Massardo (1) rips a triple to right that drives in Colby Barnette (34) and Matt Rubino (24) to put Navy up 4-0 in the fourth.
Skye Bolt (20) pulls in an Alex Raburn (6) fly to center for the second out of the fifth.
Matt Roberts (7) singles to left in the fifth.
Later in the inning, with the bases loaded and two outs, Colby Barneete (34) fields a grounder to third and beats Matt Roberts (7) to the bag for a force out to end the inning.
Jack Geraghty (35) throws in the sixth.
With men on first and second in the sixth, Alex Raburn (6) hits...
...a fly ball to short left field that Michael Russell (5) goes back for and gets his glove on...
...but can't handle, allowing Blue to score their only run of the game.
Zach Rice (45) throws in the sixth.
Chris O'Brien (14) throws in the bottom of the sixth.
Adam Pate (2) bunts for a single in the seventh.
A.J. Bogucki (42) throws in the seventh.
With two outs and none on in the seventh, Skye Bolt (20) hits a shot....
...to left that sails out of the park...
...to put Navy up 5-1.
With two outs and none on in the ninth, Chris McCue (17) gets...
...Adam Pate (2) to ground out...
...back to the mound to end the game.
The two old rivals will do battle again on Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at the Bosh.