The Aberdeen Ironbirds play ball at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen MD. (J. Kelley Dentry)
By Aberdeen IronBirds | August 10, 2019 12:11 AM
Aberdeen, M.D. (August 9th, 2019) - After getting shutout in game one against Staten Island. Aberdeen made game two close with a two run lead early. After Staten Island tied it, a leadoff homer in the 9th was all they needed for a 4-3 victory.
W: Barrett Loseke
L: Malachi Emond
4th inning: Already trailing 1-0, Aberdeen sparked the offense. Toby Welk and Andrew Daschbach got it started with singles. Joey Ortiz and Andrew Fregia followed with a pair of RBIs, with a run scoring on a balk as well.
6th inning: Ezequiel Duran drilled his second triple of the night, and two runs came home to tie the game.
Top of the 9th: Duran led it off with a solo homer, which proved to be the game winning run for Staten Island.
NEWS AND NOTES
Aberdeen dropped their eight in a row, the longest losing streak this season. They have given up a tie or the lead in the 7th or later in four of the eight losses
Through 54 games, Aberdeen is 28-26, they have won just one game in the month of August.
IronBirds vs. Staten Island Yankees, Saturday, 6:05 P.M.
Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium - Aberdeen, M.D.
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