Binghamton Rumble Ponies lose high-scoring battle with New Hampshire Thursday night

New Hampshire's Orelvis Martinez rounds third as he celebrates his second home run of the night...
New Hampshire's Orelvis Martinez rounds third as he celebrates his second home run of the night against the Binghamton Rumble Ponies on July 28, 2022.(Jacob Russo/WBNG)
Updated: Jul. 28, 2022 at 11:27 PM EDT
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BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (WBNG) - Binghamton and New Hamshire combined for 25 runs and 28 hits on the night, but the Rumble Ponies fell 17-8 to the Fisher Cats on Thursday evening.

Orelvis Martinez put New Hampshire ahead 1-0 in the second with a solo shot and he hit a three-run home run in the third. Martinez also had a sacrifice fly in the fifth and had five RBI. The five-run inning was capped off by a Chris Bec two-run double and the Fisher Cats had a 6-2 lead.

The Ponies scored two in the second on a Ronny Mauricio solo home run and Luke Ritter coming around on an error.

New Hampshire plated two in the fourth and fifth to take a 10-2 lead. Binghamton began to knife into the deficit scoring three in the fifth as Brett Baty’s two-run home run scored James McCann and Mauricio went back-to-back with his second homer of the night.

The Fisher Cats tacked on four in the sixth as Addison Barger hit an opposite-field three-run home run to left and New Hampshire increased the lead to 14-5. They scored three more in the seventh on Rafael Lantigua’s three-run home run, his second home run in as many nights to hold a 17-5 advantage.

Wyatt Young’s RBI double and Brett Baty’s two-run double in the eighth cut the New Hampshire lead to 17-8, the evntual final score of the ballgame.

Binghamton has three more games against the Fisher Cats this week, starting with a Friday night game beginning at 7:05 pm.

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