PHILADELPHIA - Former Quaker Mark DeRosa opened up his postseason with the St. Louis Cardinals with three hits and an RBI as the team dropped game one of their NLDS matchup with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday.
DeRosa, a three-year letterwinner for the Quakers, went 3-5 with a double and an RBI on Wednesday night, as St. Louis lost 5-3 to Los Angeles.
This marks the third straight postseason appearance for DeRosa, who was a member of the Chicago Cubs during the 2007 and 2008 playoffs. Overall, he has appeared in the playoffs seven times, playing in 20 games and posting an impressive .378 average with ten RBI.
While at Penn, DeRosa was a member of Penn's 1995 Ivy League Champion baseball team.That year as a sophomore, he played in 42 games, while hitting .318 with nine doubles and two home runs. Additionally, both his homers came in Penn's Ivy clinching two-game sweep of Yale.