Meanwhile, Brian Latulipe is the only Plattsburgh regular hitting over .300 with a .322 mark. John Casten is next at .286. Plattsburgh is batting .238 as a team, but that’s better than it was for a good part of the season.
Latulipe and Mike Mulvihill are tied for the team lead in RBI with 12.
Burns (4-1, 1.43) and Scott Orr (0-1, 1.83) have been the most effective pitchers for the Cardinals, who are without the injured Kyle Kelly.
Orr, a freshman, will likely get a start this weekend, along with Burns.
“Even if Burns and Orr pitch deep into their games, we’ll have to piece it together in the third game,” Doorey said.
Taking at least two of three would keep the Cardinals in the playoff hunt. Anything less would pretty much put an end to Plattsburgh’s hopes.
Plattsburgh closes out its conference schedule next weekend, hosting Oswego for three games at Chip Cummings Field.