MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) Mike Liabo hit 5 of 10 3-point tries and finished with 25 points as sharpshooting Tennessee-Martin defeated NAIA Lyon 92-58 Tuesday night in a nonconference contest.
The Skyhawks (2-3) shot 53.2 percent (33 of 62) from the field, 52.9 percent (9 of 17) from beyond the arc and 85.0 percent (17 of 20) from the free-throw line in the rout.
Justin Childs had 14 points for UT Martin, while Tobias Dowdell and Bobby Jones each pitched in 13 points. Jones knocked down 3 of 4 3-point attempts.
The Skyhawks forced 24 turnovers and held the Scots (2-5) to 32.1 percent (17 of 53) shooting for the game, including 1 of 8 on 3-pointers in the second half.
UT Martin outscored Lyon 46-18 in the paint, and turned in 23 fast-break points and 31 points off turnovers aided by 17 steals.
Kendall Leeks led the Scots with 11 points.
It is rarely a good situation when a team has a position player take the mound. Usually, it's because one team is losing by plenty of runs, and don't want to waste a bullpen arm on a game that has already been decided.
For the Orioles, a lot more has gone wrong than right thus far in 2019. They are 1-10 at home, and only two teams in all of baseball have a worse overall record.
On Monday, Baltimore was blown out by the Chicago White Sox, 12-2, behind three different four-run innings. With the game well in hand, the Orioles put catcher Jesus Sucre on the mound to pitch the ninth.
It's the third time Baltimore has used a position player to pitch this season. It's the second time in three days, as Chris Davis took the mound for the Orioles on Saturday. The 2019 season is just barely over three weeks old.
No matter how bad Baltimore was expected to be, this situation is never ideal.
Sucre did pitch a scoreless ninth, however. The next time the Orioles are in a lopsided game, don't be surprised if he takes the mound again.
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After a very slow start to the season, Nationals' second baseman Brian Dozier has been seeing the ball a lot better over the past few games.
On Monday, Dozier took Rockies pitcher Tyler Anderson deep in the fourth inning to give the Nationals a three-run lead, his third home run in the last four games.
He went deep against Miami twice over the weekend, both solo shots. The first came during Friday's 3-2 loss and the latter in Sunday's 5-0 victory.
This one, though, was a no-doubter. Take a look.
After staring for a brief second, Dozier didn't need to look any longer; he knew the ball was several rows into the seats. That altitude in Colorado definitely helped, as the home run landed 435 feet away.
Dozier has struggled to hit for contact thus far in 2019, posting just a .177 average entering Monday. But when the ball has hit the bat, it's traveled a long way.
For the Nationals sake, hopefully Dozier's power continues. They're counting on better production from the seven-year veteran than they have received thus far in 2019.
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