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Fisher Cats Late Rally Halts Ponies Win Streak

July 9, 2021

BINGHAMTON, NY – The Binghamton Rumble Ponies (21-35) had their three game win streak snapped in a 7-3 loss to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (24-31) on Friday night at Mirabito Stadium. The Ponies took the lead for the fourth straight game with a Manny Rodriguez double to drive in

BINGHAMTON, NY – The Binghamton Rumble Ponies (21-35) had their three game win streak snapped in a 7-3 loss to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (24-31) on Friday night at Mirabito Stadium.

The Ponies took the lead for the fourth straight game with a Manny Rodriguez double to drive in Nick Conti in the third. Later in the inning, Nick Meyer would hit a two-run blast to left for his first home-run of the season to make it 3-0 and cap off a three run third. New Hampshire would get on the board in the fifth with a two-run double from Demi Orimoloye to cut the Ponies lead to one.

The Fisher Cats would threaten in the sixth and seventh but Ponies RHP Yeizo Campos would work out of both jams going two innings and striking out five. New Hampshire would break through to tie the game in the eighth off RHP Ryley Gilliam (2-4) with an RBI single from Rodrigo Vigil. Vigil went 3-4 and reached base four times. Demi Orimoloye would ground into a force out to bring home the go-ahead run as the Fisher Cats went on to score five runs in the inning.

Ponies starter Cole Gordon picked up a no-decision going five innings allowing only two runs. Will McAffer (1-0) got the win pitching three scoreless frames allowing only one baserunner.

Fisher Cats RHP Fitz Stadler struck out five over two scoreless innings to close out the game.

The Rumble Ponies will continue their homestand as they face the Fisher Cats Saturday night with first pitch at 6:35 PM ET.

POSTGAME NOTES: Tonight’s game was only the Rumble Ponies second loss in ten games against the Fisher Cats...New Hampshire snaps their four game losing streak.