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Blast Off For Tomscha As Tigers Win Opener

Damek Tomscha

Junior college transfer Damek Tomscha's walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Auburn Tigers a 3-2 win over Maine in the baseball season opener at Plainsman Park.

Auburn, Ala.—Auburn junior third baseman Damek Tomscha was brought in this season partly for his defensive prowess, but on Friday it was his offense that proved to be the difference for the Tigers in a 3-2 win over Maine as he singled home the tying run in the sixth inning and then won it in the ninth with a walk-off home run to left field. Mobbed at the plate by his teammates following the blast... Recommended Stories