Stags baseball outfielder Jason Rago ’08 helped the Stags to a 13-5 win over Sacred Heart on Tuesday by tying a school record for hits in a game with five hits.

The win came after a 1-2 weekend series against Siena.

The Fairfield baseball team beat the Saints 6-0 on Sunday in the final game of a three-game series, improving to 7-10 in the MAAC and 11-24 overall.

Senior Ed Kamintzky got the win, going six strong innings and giving up only three hits. He improved to 3-3 on the year.

Peter Allen ’08 and Mike Weiner ’08 shouldered the offensive load. Together, they gained five of Fairfield’s six hits on the day.

Sunday was a turnaround from Saturday, when the Stags lost both games of a doubleheader to Siena, 9-7 and 4-2.

Starters Ryan Calabrese ’08 and Rob Gariano ’10 picked up the losses.

In game one, Calabrese did not have his best stuff. He lasted only 3 2/3 innings and gave up five runs.

In game two, Gariano gave up four runs (two earned) over five innings. Matt Tiagwad ’10 and Patrick Hoban ’08 drove in the only two runs of the game.

On Tuesday the Stags belted cross-town rival Sacred Heart at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport. Allen was two for four with two runs scored.

Doug Ciallella ’08 was dominant on the mound, allowing five hits over six innings of work with four strikeouts. Mike Fournier ’10 pitched three scoreless innings in relief to pick up his third save of the season.

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