The Mercer baseball team finished off a three-game sweep of Maryland-Eastern Shore with an 8-4 win Sunday.
The Bears trailed 4-0 after the top of the third inning before rallying for the win. JT Thomas and Danny Edgeworth hit back-to-back home runs in the sixth to tie the game, and Mercer came up with four runs in the eighth to pull away. Thomas and Edgeworth both had two hits, two RBI and two runs scored.
Hunter Bening also had two hits and two RBI for Mercer (3-0), while Nick Spear got the win in relief.
Mercer hosts Georgia at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at OrthoGeorgia Park.
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