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