Osborne knocks in game winner, lifts batting average to .406

Posted by Van Williams, ALB Media Director | Mar 23, 2016

Never mind flirting with .400, Sagan Osborne of Anchorage is straight going steady with the benchmark batting average.

The Dickinson State shortstop banged out two more hits today to raise his average to .406 in 27 games this season.

Osborne, of Dimond Legion Post 21 fame, went 2-for-4 and drove in the game-winning run with a two-out RBI single in the fifth inning to key a 3-2 victory over the University of Mary in NAIA baseball action in Bismarck, North Dakota.

He now has 39 hits in 96 at-bats. He came into the game hitting .402.

Osborne leads Dickinson State in batting average, doubles [9] and ranks second with 19 runs and 18 RBIs.

He has struck out just seven times in 108 plate appearances.

This story was written by Van Williams, a freelance writer in Anchorage and the ALB Media Director.