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Mussels Claim 6-2 Win in Rain-Shortened Doubleheader

August 27, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 27, 2022) – The Mighty Mussels claimed a 6-2 win over the Lakeland Flying Tigers in a rain-shortened game Saturday at Hammond Stadium. The game was called in the bottom of the sixth due to thunderstorms and subsequent unplayable field conditions. Game 2 will be made

FORT MYERS, Fla. (August 27, 2022) – The Mighty Mussels claimed a 6-2 win over the Lakeland Flying Tigers in a rain-shortened game Saturday at Hammond Stadium.

The game was called in the bottom of the sixth due to thunderstorms and subsequent unplayable field conditions.

Game 2 will be made up as part of a doubleheader at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Both games will be seven innings and gates will open at 10:30 a.m.

The Mighty Mussels entered Saturday’s game with a 4-2 lead in the bottom of the third inning. With two outs and a man on third, Alec Sayre grounded an RBI single up the middle to make it 5-2.

Still up by that margin in the bottom of the fourth, Tanner Schobel homered to deep left field to extend the Fort Myers advantage to 6-2.

Coverage of Sunday’s doubleheader will begin at 10:45 a.m. on the Mighty Mussels Baseball Network.