Braves Tame RiverDogsJune 17, 2010 - South Atlantic League (SAL) Rome Braves
Rome took the lead in the first inning 1-0 when Kyle Rose reached on a bunt single and later scored on a Jordan Kreke single to right. The RiverDogs tied the game at 1-1 in the third on an Emerson Landoni (1) homerun.
Five hits and three stolen bases propelled the Braves in the bottom of the third to take back the lead at 5-1. Rose and Cory Harrilchak led off the inning with two straight singles with Rose scoring on a Robert Hefflinger RBI single two batters later. Christian Bethancourt hit a two RBI double to plate Harrilchak and Hefflinger and later scored on a Jace Whitmer single.
Rome scored another run in the eighth when Jake Hanson singled and later scored on a Bethancourt double for the 6-1 final. Bethancourt had three RBI on the night for Rome.
Cory Rasmus (4-4) picks up the win for Rome while Charleston's Kelvin Perez (3-4) gets the loss.
The Braves and RiverDogs play the second game of their four game series tomorrow at 7pm.
South Atlantic League Stories from June 17, 2010
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