'Birds Battle Back in Comeback Win

Seven runs in the final three innings brings 8-4 win

The Aberdeen Ironbirds play ball at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen MD. (J. Kelley Dentry)

By Aberdeen IronBirds | July 10, 2019 10:45 PM

Morgantown, WV (July 10th 2019) - Aberdeen came back once again in a victory on Wednesday in West Virginia. They were down three heading into the 8th, and scored seven runs before the game was over to win 8-4 in 10 innings.

 

W: Kyle Martin
L: Alec Rennard


BIG MOMENTS 

 

  • Top of the 6th inning: Kyle Stowers and Toby Welk had back to back hits. Welk's was an RBI to make it 1-0.
  • Bottom of the 6th: West Virginia scored three runs on four hits, and added a fourth in the 7th to make it 4-1.
  • 8th inning: Tristan Graham made it close with his first homer of the year, it was a two run shot to make it a one run game
  • 9th inning: The battle back birds struck again, tying the game on a Sac Fly RBI for Welk.
  • 10th inning: Aberdeen exploded with four runs on five hits, highlighted by Ian Evan's triple that scored two runs. Shelton Perkins closed it, and Aberdeen won it 8-4.

 

KEY IRONBIRDS CONTRIBUTORS 

 

  • Ryan Conroy: QS, 6.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 4 K
  • Tristan Graham: 2-for-5, HR, 2 RBI
  • Ian Evans: 2-for-5, 3B


NEWS & NOTES 

  • Welk had his second straight multi hit game.
  • Aberdeen is now 3-3 in extra inning games after winning three in a row.
  • Through 25 games, Aberdeen is 13-12 and above .500 for the first time in a month.


WHAT'S NEXT 
IronBirds at Blackbears, Thursday 6:35 P.M. 
Monongalia County Ballpark - Morgantown, W.V.

 

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