Rutschman Walks Off Win to End Losing Streak

Aberdeen snaps the eight game skid

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

By Aberdeen IronBirds | August 10, 2019 9:40 PM

Aberdeen, M.D. (August 10th, 2019) - Aberdeen needed a big win on Saturday 

W: Kade Strowd

L: Justin Wilson


BIG MOMENTS

  • 2nd inning: With Aberdeen up 1-0 already, Staten Island took the lead. It cam on back to back singles, and then RBIs for Nelson Alvarez and Matt Pita
  • 5th Inning: Another lead change came on the IronBirds two run frame. They loaded the bases on two walks and a grounder in the infield. Clay Fisher and Shayne Fontana got the RBIs.
  • 8th inning; Staten Island tied it with a triple by Luis Santos and then a sac fly RBI from Ezequiel Duran.
  • 9th inning: In a tie game, the IronBirds got the inning started with a walk by Dalton Hoiles. He moved over on Clay Fisher's sacrifce bunt and a Shayne Fontana flyout. With Hoiles at third, Adley Rutschman smacked a single to left and won the game.

KEY IRONBIRDS CONTRIBUTIORS

  • Ryan Conroy: 7.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 K
  • Kade Strowd: Win, 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K
  • Adley Rutschman: 2-for-3, BB 

 

NEWS AND NOTES

  • Aberdeen snapped an eight game losing streak in the win. It was the longest streak of any kind this season, but they took their second win in the month of August
  • Through 55 games, Aberdeen is 29-26, with a six game road trip ahead
  • This was the IronBirds third walkoff win of the season. 

WHAT'S NEXT 

  • IronBirds at Vermont Lake Monsters, Sunday, 5:05 P.M.
    Centennial Field - Burlington, V.T.

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