A Quick Look Back

Let’s take a quick look back at an absolutely wild game and series last night in Lakewood. First off, the game took 4 hours and 32 minutes and went 14 innings.

  • The two starting pitchers, Nick Hernandez of Lakewood and Dan Rosenbaum of Hagerstown, had combined to allow three earned runs in their three starts each. So naturally it was 4-4 after an inning and a half.
  • Three of the eight meetings between these two teams have gone to extra innings (Lakewood has won two of those three and the season series is now 4-4).
  • Hagerstown scored two in the ninth to tie the game after they scored five to win 11-7 in the 9th on Thursday night.
  • The teams combined for seven errors and 30 hits.
  • Hagerstown took the lead in the 12th when Chad Poe balked in the go-ahead run (who had advanced to third after a wild pitch on an intentional walk).
  • Lakewood left 20 (!) runners on base in the game, including at least one in all but two innings. They went 3-22 with runners in scoring position.
  • Domingo Santana was 0-4 with two walks and a HBP before his home run.
  • One more, the sprinklers went off a few times in the 11th inning.

Wow. That was certainly a fun series. Next up, Greensboro. The bus arrived at about 9:30. First pitch tonight at 7.



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