Eury Perez Leads Senators to 3-1 Win over RichmondMay 16, 2012 - Eastern League (EL) Harrisburg Senators
Perez reached on a bunt single to open the game, stole second, and scored when Richmond center fielder Gary Brown bobbled Jesus Valdez's single. After Richmond tied the score in the bottm of the fourth, the Senators came right back in the fifth to take the lead.
In the fifth with one out, Chris McConnell singled, then Jeff Mandel singled moving runners to first and second. Perez followed with a double to the wall in left, scoing McConnell, giving the Sens a 2-1 lead.
Harrisburg tacked on an insurance run in the ninth when Eury Perez singled in Stephen King. The Sens with 11 hits in the game makes the fourth game on the road trip Harrisburg has had at least 10 hits.
Erik Davis came on in relief of Mandel and walked a batter and then retired the final batter in the eighth. Hector Nelo allowed a one-out double in the ninth, but Nelo retired the final two batters for his third save on the season.
The final game of the Sens road trip and the three-game series in Richmond is Thursday night at 6:35 p.m. with LH Danny Rosenbaum on the hill for Harrisburg against RH Craig Heston for Richmond. Rosenbaum and Heston are the top two pitchers in the league. The game can be heard on 1460am The Ticket, through www.senatorsbaseball.com and on iHeart Radio, which is available on the Internet and all mobile devices, beginning at 6:15 p.m.
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