BLUE CRABS SCORE IN BUNCHES TO BEAT YORK

Waldorf, M.D.—After getting swept in yesterday’s doubleheader, Southern Maryland spoiled the season finale the York Revolution as the Blue Crabs defeated the Revolution in a 14-7 high scoring affair.

The game was tied at 1-1 heading into the bottom of the third, when Fred Lewis stepped to the plate and ripped a two run homerun over the wall in right center to put the Blue Crabs out in front 3-1.  Southern Maryland added one more run in the bottom of the fourth on a Steve Lombardozzi sacrifice fly to bring the score to 4-1.

Southern Maryland broke out offensively in the bottom of the sixth, pushing five runs across and sending nine men to the plate.  Jamar Walton started the rally by ripping a homerun over the wall.  A few batters later, Steve Lombardozzi drove in two runs with his first triple of the year.  Fred Lewis added to the hit party with an RBI single.  In the bottom of the eighth, the Blue Crabs sent 10 men to the plate and scored another five runs to put the game out of reach.  Walton drove in two more runs with an RBI single, followed by an Angel Flores and Gary Brown RBI singles.  A few batter later and the bases loaded, Bryant Nelson walked to force in a run to bring the Blue Crabs run total to 14 in total.

Steve Lombardozzi, Fred Lewis, and Jamar Walton each drove in three runs in the game.  Shaun Garceau started for Southern Maryland, and picked up his first win of the year.  He went 5.1 innings, allowing three runs, on six hits, and striking out three.

The Blue Crabs (4-13) have off tomorrow, and will hit the road for a six game road trip.  Southern Maryland will play Lancaster and Long Island in a three game set.  Game one will played on Tuesday at 7:00 in Lancaster.

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