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Ponies Walk It Off To Win Pitcher’s Duel

July 21, 2021

BINGHAMTON, NY – The Binghamton Rumble Ponies (25-40) walked it off on back to back hit-by-pitches in a 3-2 win in 10 innings over the Erie Seawolves (38-30) on Wednesday night at Mirabito Stadium. Ponies starter Jose Butto earned a no-decision during his Rumble Ponies debut going six innings allowing

BINGHAMTON, NY – The Binghamton Rumble Ponies (25-40) walked it off on back to back hit-by-pitches in a 3-2 win in 10 innings over the Erie Seawolves (38-30) on Wednesday night at Mirabito Stadium.

Ponies starter Jose Butto earned a no-decision during his Rumble Ponies debut going six innings allowing only two runs while striking out eight, outdueling Erie’s starter RHP Jesus Rodriguez who also earned a no-decision going six innings allowing one run while striking out four.

The Seawolves took the lead in the third inning on a solo home-run from Dylan Rosa before the Ponies responded with a solo shot from Manny Rodriguez to tie the game in the home half of the third. In the sixth, the Seawolves would get a leadoff walk who would come around to score on a RBI single from Andre Lipcius.

The Ponies would even the game up in the seventh inning using an RBI single from Carlos Cortes to score Matt Winaker. Binghamton RHP Yeizo Campos would keep the game tied with three scoreless innings and five strikeouts to send the game into extra innings.

In the tenth inning, Ponies RHP Jared Robinson worked around the leadoff runner on second and a hit-by-pitch to keep the game tied 2-2. The Ponies would use a Wagner Lagrange single and a Hayden Senger hit-by-pitch to load the bases before Luis Carpio was hit by a pitch to drive in the winning run.

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

POSTGAME NOTES: The Rumble Ponies are now 5-5 in extra inning games and 4-3 in walk-offs this season. Binghamton improved to 2-6 against Erie this season.