The UIC Flames improved to 2-0 in the 2012 Horizon League baseball tournament with a big 19-9 win over second-seeded Wright State. The Flames have been outstanding at the plate in the tournament so far, scoring a combined 29 runs over their first two games.
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They broke the game against Wright State open with a nine-run third inning that gave them a 13-2 lead. Wright State responded with five runs in the bottom half of that frame, but they'd never get any closer.
The Flames hit five home runs on the afternoon, including two by Alex Grunenwald, who was 4-5 at the plate. Alex De LaRosa also had a four-hit game.
In the first game of the day, Milwaukee defeated Butler 19-2, eliminating the Bulldogs from the tournament.
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