'Birds Win in Extras on the Fourth

Four run 10th leads to 6-2 win

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - The Aberdeen Ironbirds play ball at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen MD. (J. Kelley Dentry)

By Aberdeen IronBirds | July 4, 2019 9:27 PM

Brooklyn, NY (June 4th 2019) - Another battle with the Brooklyn Cyclones ended in extra innings on the fourth of July. Aberdeen held a 2-0 lead but lost it in the 8th, four runs in the 10th led to a 6-2 win on Coney Island.

 

W: Malachi Emond
L: Brian Metoyer

BIG MOMENTS 

 

  • 3rd Inning: Austin Hays began his rehab assignment with a bang. He blasted a solo shot over the left field wall and made it 1-0 IronBirds
  • 4th inning: Aberdeen got a run on a bloop to right that went down as a fielders choice but scored Irving Ortega to make it 2-0.
  • 8th inning: Brooklyn tied the game on a three hit two run frame.
  • 10th inning: Aberdeen got four runs, two on wild pitches and one on an error and took a 6-2.

 

KEY IRONBIRDS CONTRIBUTORS 

 

  • Leonardo Rodriguez: 6.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 10 Ks
  • Andrew Fregia: 1-for-4, 2B, R,


NEWS & NOTES 

  • Aberdeen won its first extra innings game of the year, and got their second win against Brooklyn this season.
  • Leo Rodriguez struck out a career high 10 batters.


WHAT'S NEXT 
IronBirds at Cyclones, Friday 7:00 P.M. 
MCU Park - Brooklyn, N.Y.

 

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