Tag: Adam Plutko
Two errors in the ninth inning opened the door for the Hillcats, trailing 4-3 in the final frame, but Lynchburg stranded the tying run at third base and fell to Carolina in the series opener of a four-game set Tuesday night.
The Potomac Nationals (61-49, 23-18) swept the Carolina Mudcats (50-60, 21-22) in a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon by scores of 5-2 and 9-4.
The Carolina Mudcats used 14 singles to post five runs in a 5-1 victory over the Salem Red Sox Tuesday night. Mudcats Adam Plutko was outstanding from start to finish in the victory.
With the game tied 1-1 entering the bottom of the ninth, Lynchburg wasted no time sending the Hillcats faithful home happy. Kevin Ahrens drove a ball deep into the left-field corner for a leadoff double, and Justin Bloxom followed with a double of his own past the center fielder Todd Hankins to give Lynchburg a 2-1 victory at Calvin Falwell Field Thursday night.
With the tying run at third and the winning run at second base in the ninth inning, Emerson Landoni lined a baseball up the middle, but the pitcher Grant Sides slowed it down with his mitt and Yhoxian Medina made a great backhanded play behind second base to throw out Landoni and give Carolina a 4-3 victory over Lynchburg.
Pat Light was outstanding for the second straight time out, allowing just a run on three hits in six innings to give the Salem Red Sox a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Mudcats at Five County Stadium Saturday night.
The Salem Red Sox beat the Carolina Mudcats 5-1 at LewisGale Field Wednesday night.