Uden has provided a necessary boost to a previously lethargic offense. In the five games she has started, the team has averaged seven runs per game and has won all five, while Uden is hitting .333 with 5 RBIs.
The move was an audacious — some would even say desperate — attempt to muster something, anything, out of an offense that has been at best inconsistent, and at worst lifeless for much of the season. But here’s the most surprising part: It worked.
It was like Hutchins turned on a light only she could activate, as Betsa quickly mowed down Michigan State’s pinch hitter Jordan Davis to set up a showdown with the Spartans’ star centerfielder Lea Foerster.