Norwich, CT - Carson Lance (Win, 4-3) pitched six scoreless innings, and the Connecticut Tigers (30-31) got a 3-1 win over the Lowell Spinners (33-29). Lance surrendered two hits with six strikeouts to three walks in the scoreless outing.
There were no runs scored in the contest until the seventh inning. New York-Penn League All-Star Eliezer Alfonzo, delivered a lead-off single off of Yasel Santana (Loss, 1-4).
Jose King followed with a single as the next batter in the inning, and brought home Alfonzo on a throwing error that went into the stands. King finished the game 2-for-4 with a single, a triple and a run scored.
Moises Nunez extended the lead for Connecticut when he drove in King on an RBI double down the left-field line. After Nunez moved to third, he came home to score on a wild pitch by Santana. He finished 1-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored.
The Spinners threatened in the ninth by loading the bases against Ted Stuka (Save, 1). After Will Dalton brought in a run on an RBI groundout to make it 3-1, Kingston Liniak made a diving catch to keep the contest at 3-1 while holding the runners at second and third.
Stuka got the final out of the contest on a fly out by Marino Campana . Stuka pitched one inning with one run on one hit and two walks.
The Connecticut Tigers will be back in action tomorrow to being a series against the Spinners. You can catch all the action on the Norwich Courtyard by Marriott Connecticut Tigers Radio Network on 1310 WICH. Elijah Gonzalez will have the call from Lowell. First pitch is scheduled for 5:05 p.m.
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