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Baysox Drop Series To B-Mets

Baysox 2013IMG_9590Despite outhitting the B-Mets, the Baysox (65-64) dropped the rubber match 5-3 to Binghamton (81-49) Wednesday evening. Binghamton capitalized on a pair of home runs and the Baysox couldn’t take advantage of runners in scoring position, batting 1-for-11.

Binghamton got the scoring started in the bottom of the first inning against Baysox starter Tyler Wilson. Daniel Muno hit a lead off single to right field and Allan Dykstra hit a two-out home run to right field to give the B-Mets a 2-0 lead.

The B-Mets added to the lead in the bottom of the second inning. Wilfredo Tovar hit a lead off single to right field and scored on a one out double to left field by Xorge Carrillo to make the score 3-0.

The Baysox got two runs back in the top of the fourth inning against Binghamton starter Logan Verrett. Right fielder Buck Britton drew a lead off walk and moved to second base on a Caleb Joseph single to center field. With two outs, second baseman Josh Horton cleared the bases with a triple to right field to make the score 3-2.

Binghamton added to the lead in the bottom half of the inning when Travis Taijeron hit a lead off home run to left field to give the B-Mets a 4-2 lead.

Bowie cut into the Binghamton lead with a run in the top of the sixth inning against reliever Hamilton Bennett. Designated hitter Lew Ford hit a solo home run to left field that made the score 4-3.

The B-Mets again answered in the bottom half of the inning. Cory Vaughn drew a lead off walk and Dykstra followed with a single to right field that moved Vaughn to third base. Reliever Chris Petrini then replaced Wilson on the mound and surrendered a double to Taijeron that plated Vaughn to give Binghamton a 5-3 lead.

Wilson took the loss for Bowie, pitching five innings and allowing five runs on six hits while striking out six and walking one. Petrini pitched two scoreless innings in relief, allowing two hits while striking out one.

Verrett picked up the win for Binghamton, pitching five innings and allowing two runs on seven hits while striking out eight and walking two. Jeff Walters earned his 36th save of the season, recording the final three outs of the game.

The Baysox return home Thursday, Aug. 22 for the final eight game home stand of the season against New Britain and Binghamton. Highlights include Fresh Prince of Bel Air Night with Carlton Banks Thursday beginning at 7:05 p.m. and War of 1812 night Friday, Aug. 23 beginning at 7:05 p.m.

Baysox Baseball – We’ll Knock Your ‘Sox Off. The Baysox 2013 season and 20th season of baseball at Prince George’s Stadium is winding down. Parking is free at every Baysox home game and tickets are available at www.baysox.com, or by calling the Baysox box office at (301) 464-4865.

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