NORWICH, CT - Down to their final out, the Connecticut Tigers scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to force extra innings but end up falling in 10 innings to the Tri-City ValleyCats, 4-3.
With the Tigers down to their final out in the ninth inning, Cole Bauml doubled down the right field line to score Woodrow and Robson to tie the game 3-3 against the ValleyCats.
The double forced extra innings for the first time at Dodd Stadium this season and for the third time overall this year for Connecticut. The ValleyCats scored the eventual winning run on a wild pitch from John Schreiber. The extra-inning loss was the first of the year for Connecticut.
2,209 fans took in the dramatics and set a new franchise record for a single season with 80,187 fans coming out to Dodd Stadium so far this season. The previous attendance high was 78,588 fans last season.
Jacob Robson shined for the Tigers today with a 4-5 performance, scoring two of the three runs for the Tigers.
Gregory Soto pitched for the first time this season into the seventh inning, logging 6.1 innings, yielding five hits, three earned and struck out six.
The Tigers finish up their season tomorrow at 1:05 p.m. against Tri-City with Locke St. John getting the start for the Tigers.
The Connecticut Tigers are the New York-Penn League affiliate of the Detroit Tigers and play a 76 game schedule that runs from mid-June through early September. 2016 season tickets, group tickets, mini plans, individual game tickets, and team merchandise are now on sale! The front office and ticket office is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and can be accessed in person or by calling 860-887-7962.