Sea Dogs score four in 3rd inning to take Wednesday night game from Rumble Ponies

Binghamton center fielder Brandon McIlwain stands in the batter's box in the third inning of...
Binghamton center fielder Brandon McIlwain stands in the batter's box in the third inning of Wednesday night's game against the Portland Sea Dogs.(Jacob Russo/WBNG)
Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 10:56 PM EDT
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BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (WBNG) - The Binghamton Rumble Ponies fell 12-5 to the Portland Sea Dogs on Wednesday night. Portland has now scored 23 runs over the series’ first two games.

The Sea Dogs scored first on a David Hamilton solo shot in the second off Ponies starter Jesus Vargas. It was Hamilton’s second solo homer of the series and his seventh of the season.

Wyatt Young tied the game in the bottom of the inning with his first home run at the AA level to right field. He also added an RBI in the sixth on a groundout scoring Luke Ritter.

The Ponies gave up four runs in third, one earned, and fell behind 5-1.

Portland tacked on three runs in the sixth capped off by an Alex Binelas triple to take an 8-1 lead. Ritter made it an 8-3 game with a two-run triple in the bottom of the frame and the Ponies trailed 8-4 heading into the seventh.

The Sea Dogs then returned the favor with four in the eighth to take a 12-4 lead topped off by Tyler Dearden’s two-run single. Dearden went 2-4 with a home run and three RBI.

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