(York PA., June 18th 2015)—Southern
Maryland continued their torrid pace at the plate, banging out 11 hits to lead
them to the 4-1 victory over the York Revolution to win the three game
Southern Maryland scored two runs in the top of the second
inning. Gustavo Molina and Jovan Rosa both singled, followed by a Jake
Opitz single to load the bases. Jamar Walton then reached base on a
fielder’s choice to score Molina to make in 1-0. The next hitter Anthony
Vega slashed a single to center field to score Rosa to make it 2-0.
In the top of the fourth, infielder Casey Frawley, who was
just reinstated off the disabled list singled to center to score Jamar Walton
to make it a 3-0 ballgame. York finally cracked the scoreboard in the
bottom of the seventh Yeicok Calderon singled, and two batters later Salvador
Paniagua doubled to score Calderon to make it 3-1.
In the top of the eighth, Jovan Rosa led things off with a
double, followed by a Jake Opitz groundout to advance Rosa to third. The
next hitter Jamar Walton drove in Rosa with a sacrifice fly to make it
4-1. After the completion of the top of the eighth, the skies opened and
the rain began to fall causing an hour and two minute rain delay.
Once the delay was completed, the combination of Berg, and
Hamren finished things off in the eighth and ninth out of the bullpen to put a
stamp on the Blue Crabs victory.
RHP Jon Leicester picked up the victory, going 6.2 innings,
allowing a run on five hits, while striking out eight. Offensively for Southern
Maryland, the combination of Gustavo Molina, and Jovan Rosa went 4-8, while
Jamar Walton drove in two runs, and Anthony Vega, and Casey Frawley
contributing with a RBI apiece.
Southern Maryland continues with their seven game road trip
tomorrow, as they take on the Camden Riversharks in game one of a four game
set. The first pitch is set for 7:05 P.M. LHP Brian Burres (2-3,
3.86) will throw for Southern Maryland, while RHP Sean Gleason (3-4, 4.01) will
toss for Camden.