Bowie, MD- Mike Yastrzemski's two-run single highlighted a fourth inning rally, lifting the Bowie Baysox to a 7-2 win over the Hartford Yard Goats, Wednesday night, before 1,345 fans at Prince George's Stadium. The game was a seven inning affair, following completion of the suspended game from Tuesday night, which Hartford lost in 12 innings, 4-3
Yastrzemski, who is the grandson of baseball Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, singled off of Guilford, CT native Craig Schlitter, making his Eastern League debut. Schlitter lasted 3.1 innings, allowing six runs, five earned, on five hits. He walked three and struck out five.
Hartford jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, when Max White opened the game with a home run over the right field wall. Correlle Prime added an RBI-single in the same inning. Schlitter gave the lead back in the last of the first. Bowie then batted around, scoring four times in the fourth to break open the game.
White had a home run, double and single to pace the Yard Goats' attack. Anthony Phillips added two hits. Yastrzemski's two hits and two RBI paced the Sox.
In the completion of the suspended game, Adrian Marin ended a thrilling 12-inning contest with a single to right field to give Bowie a 4-3 victory. The Yard Goats had taken a 3-2 lead in the top of the 12th on an RBI single by Omar Carrizales, his fourth hit of the game. But Bowie came back against Edison Frias, in his second inning of relief. Audry Perez knocked in the tying run with a single to right field, after a lead off single and a walk to start the inning. Manager Jerry Weinstein then brought in right fielder Drew Weeks for a five man infield. Frias retired the next two batters, before Marin's game-winning hit. It was the second time Bowie rallied. The Baysox tied the game in the ninth inning, after Hartford had taken a 2-1 lead in the sixth inning on an RBI single by Jan Vasquez.
Carrizales led the Hartford attack with four hits and two RBI. Dillon Thomas added two hits.
The series wraps up on Thursday night at 7:05 p.m. In a battle of lefthanders, Jack Wynkoop will go for the Yard Goats against Tanner Scott for the Baysox. The game can be heard on AM 1410 WPOP and on iHeart Radio.
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