RubberDucks Game Recap
Binghamton Rumble Ponies (12-25) 5, Akron RubberDucks (22-16) 4
WP: Willy Taveras (1-2) LP: Andrew Misiaszek (2-1) Save: N/A
The Binghamton Rumble Ponies rally from four down to come from behind and defeat the Akron RubberDucks 5-4 in 11 innings on Saturday night at Mirabito Stadium.
After working out of an Akron threat in the top of the 11th, Binghamton made sure to put the game away in the bottom half. After a Jake Mangum bunt advanced Luke Ritter to third, Zach Ashford singled up the middle to give the Rumble Ponies the 5-4 win.
Logan Allen worked around trouble all night in his start for the RubberDucks. Binghamton had at least one runner reach base every inning against the Akron lefty, including striking for four runs in the third. In total, Allen worked six innings allowing four runs on nine hits while striking out nine. Jerson Ramirez followed with a scoreless inning. Tim Herrin worked two scoreless innings while striking out three. Kevin Kelly worked a scoreless 10th.
Akron jumped on top early when Jonathan Engelmann’s check swing rolled into the outfield to bring home Jose Tena and Daniel Schneemann to make it 2-0 Ducks. In the third inning, Will Brennan tripled down the line in right to score Brayan Rocchio and increase the lead to 3-0 Akron. Brennan came home a batter latter when Tena lifted a sac-fly to make it 4-0 RubberDucks.
Brennan’s RBI triple was his 36th RBI of the year, which leads the Eastern League…George Valera’s extra inning single increased his season-long hitting streak to five games…Game Time: 3:08…Attendance: 2,059.