Blue Jays clinch final home series

Jose Espada picks up third win

By Bluefield Blue Jays | August 28, 2016 9:10 PM

BLUEFIELD---The Blue Jays defeated the Cardinals Sunday night 9-5 at Bowen Field.

With the score tied 3-3 going into the bottom of the 4th, Bluefield poured on five runs in to jump out to an 8-3 lead.

Reggie Pruitt kept up his consistent offensive production, going 2 for 5 with 2 RBI and a two runs scored. Javier Monzon added his fourth triple on the season and also knotched 2 RBI.

Jose Espada went 5.0 IP allowing four hits and 3 ER and 1 SO to improve to 3-4. David Oca fell to (2-3) with the loss. 

Bluefield is now 36-27 on the year and currently in second place in the Appy League East. They will close out the series Monday against Johnson City at Bowen Field at 7:05.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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