Starting today, the Maine baseball team plays their next eight games at Mahaney Diamond. Seven of those games are in conference. The one non-conference game is Today’s contest with Bates.Early on, we have a pitchers duel on our hands. Karl Alexander working well against the Black Bears. He gets Michael Fransoso on the foul tip.Pitching for Maine, Myckie Lugbauer. Usually he’s the catcher. He got the start. Over three innings he struck out six. Taylor Lewis had two triples and five RBI’s as Maine defeats Bates 7-2.