IronBirds Complete Sweep on Coney Island

5-4 victory makes it four wins in a row

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

By Aberdeen IronBirds | July 6, 2019 7:27 PM

Brooklyn, NY (July 6th 2019) - July fourth weekend concluded on Saturday in Brooklyn, and the IronBirds found the scoreboard first for the fourth straight game. They won it in 9 innings this time, with a 5-4 final.

 

W: Morgan McSweeney

L: Jaison Valera

S: Connor Gillispie


BIG MOMENTS 

  • 2nd Inning: Back to back hits by Toby Welk and Kyle Stowers led to an RBI for Joey Ortiz that made it 1-0
  • 3rd inning: A two run shot for Martin Cervenka was the hihglight of a four hit, three run inning to make it 4-0.
  • 4th inning: Brooklyn answered with a two run homer from Yoel Romero and cut the lead in half
  • 6h inning: Aberdeen scored what would become the game winning run. Welk Reached on an error and scored on an RBI single for Ortiz.
  • 8th inning: Brooklyn made it a one run contest with a two run double from Luke Ritter
  • Connor Gillispie: In his first save opportunity as a pro, he struckout Joe Genord with the game tying run at second in the 8th. He would retire the side in order in the 9th and seal a 5-4 win.

 

KEY IRONBIRDS CONTRIBUTORS 

  • Toby Welk: 2-for-4, 2 R
  • Kyle Stowers: 2-for-4
  • Morgan McSweeney: Win, 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 3 K
  • Connor Gillispie: Save, 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 K

 

NEWS & NOTES 

  • Toby Welk's 5th multi hit game of his career. His is now leading the team with a .351 batting average.
  • Gilispie has not allowed a hit in his 5.1 IP as a professional.
  • Through 21 games, Aberdeen is 10-11 and has won four in a row for the first time this season.


WHAT'S NEXT 
IronBirds vs. Spinners, Sunday 5:00 P.M. 
Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium - Aberdeen, M.D.

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