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Ponies Start Homestand with Win over Fisher Cats

July 6, 2021

BINGHAMTON, NY – The Binghamton Rumble Ponies (19-34) snapped their three-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (23-29) in the series opener on Tuesday in front of 2,772 fans at Mirabito Stadium. Jake Mangum and Nick Meyer each had an RBI while RHP Dustin

BINGHAMTON, NY – The Binghamton Rumble Ponies (19-34) snapped their three-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (23-29) in the series opener on Tuesday in front of 2,772 fans at Mirabito Stadium.

Jake Mangum and Nick Meyer each had an RBI while RHP Dustin Beggs had a strong first start with the Ponies allowing only one run over 4.1 innings. RHP Eric Orze (1-0) got his first win with Binghamton going 2.2 innings allowing one run and striking out three.

In the first against New Hampshire starter Johnny Barbato (0-2), Jake Mangum hit a leadoff double before advancing to third on an error and scoring on a wild pitch to put the Ponies up 1-0. New Hampshire would threaten to take the lead in the fifth but Chris Bec was caught too far off of 3rd base and thrown out on a Chavez Young single.

In their half of the fifth, the Ponies would use a Matt Winaker double and Manny Rodriguez single to get runners in scoring position. With Mangum at the plate the Ponies would capitalize on an error followed by a Nick Meyer single off the left-field wall to take a 3-1 lead.

Fisher Cats OF Tanner Kirwer would homer in the seventh to cut the Ponies lead to 3-2 before RHP Ryley Gilliam pitched two scoreless innings and got his first save of the season.

The Rumble Ponies continue their 6-game homestand on Wednesday night against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats at Mirabito Stadium with first pitch at 6:35 PM ET.

POSTGAME NOTES: The Rumble Ponies are 6-1 against New Hampshire this season. Mangum reached base in three of his four at-bats