SEXTON DAZZLES ON THE HILL TO LEAD THE BLUE CRABS TO VICTORY

June 11-postgame

Winning Pitcher: Sexton (1-1)	Time of Game: 2:15
Losing Pitcher: Brownell (4-2)	First Pitch: 6:38
Save: Eppley (9)	                 		Game-Time Temperature: 89 Degrees

Starting Pitcher Lines
Pitcher				IP     H     R     ER     BB      SO     HR
John Brownell (LI)			8.0   6      2      2        2       10        1
Tim Sexton (SOMD)	 		7.0   4      1      1        1        6         0

Sunday’s Matchup
Long Island Ducks vs. Southern Maryland Blue Crabs-2:05 P.M.
LHP Scott Snodgress  (1-3, 5.01) vs. LHP Darin Downs (3-3, 4.56)

WALDORF, MD—The Blue Crabs tied the series against the Long Island Ducks on Saturday night at Regency Furniture Stadium.  Blue Crabs right fielder Jamar Walton ripped a two-run shot over the wall in right to propel the team to a 2-1 victory, their first win against the Ducks at home this season.

The Blue Crabs were trailing the Ducks going into the bottom of the sixth after the Ducks scored on an RBI single by first baseman Tyler Colvin but Walton ended the shut out putting the Blue Crabs ahead 2-1.  He extended his hitting streak to 10 games.

Blue Crabs starting pitcher Tim Sexton picked up his first win of the season shutting down the Duck’s offense. Sexton tossed 7 solid innings allowing just one run.  RHP Justin Berg also picked up the hold out of the bullpen.

The Blue Crabs look to win their second straight series tomorrow in game three of the series will take place tomorrow evening at 2:05 P.M. at Regency Furniture Stadium.

For tickets, log on to somdbluecrabs.com, or call 301-638-9788.  The broadcast will also be available at 1:30 P.M. for Blue Crabs on deck, with the play-by-play broadcast beginning at 2:05 P.M. on youtube.com, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs page, or allinbroadcasting.com.

ABOUT THE SOUTHERN MARYLAND BLUE CRABS: The Blue Crabs play 140 regular season games in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Clubs. The Blue Crabs play at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland with affordable family fun. The franchise will look to open its ninth season on Thursday April 21st, 2016. Please call 301-638-9788 or visit http://www.somdbluecrabs.com for more information and to reserve your seat at the ballpark today!

ABOUT THE ATLANTIC LEAGUE OF PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL (ALPB): The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 34 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.

For more information, please visit www.atlanticleague.com

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