Pulaski Blanks Johnson City 5-0 for Third WinJune 25, 2012 - Appalachian League (ApL) Pulaski Mariners
The M's were the first on the board during the bottom of the third when third baseman Jordy Lara knocked in Gilmer Lampe, executing a picture perfect hit and run. Pulaski scored again in the bottom of the sixth when Jabari Henry hit a deep fly to right allowing Lara to tag up from third.
Johnson City threatened to score in the top of the 8th when Mariners relief pitching put two batters on base with walks. Mariners coaching staff pulled LHP Nick Valenza after getting the first out and put in RHP David Holman. To the delight of the hometown fans, the threat was relieved thanks to another strike out and a routine ground ball to third.
Mariners gave Holman quite a bit of breathing room after they put up three more runs in bottom of the eighth courtesy of a pair of doubles from Henry and Burin. Holman held on to the significant lead, shutting down the Cardinal batters in the top of the ninth to earn his first save of the season.
WP: Kaalekahi (1-0) LP: Bautista (1-1) S: Holman (1)
Pulaski will host the second game of their three game home-stand vs. Johnson City tomorrow (6/26) at 7p.m. Aaron's Rental of Pulaski will be sponsoring tomorrow night's game.
Appalachian League Stories from June 25, 2012
- Astros defeat Rays in home opener - Greeneville Astros
- D-Braves Win Fourth In-A-Row, 10-2 - Danville Braves
- Pulaski Blanks Johnson City 5-0 for Third Win - Pulaski Mariners
- Mets avoid sweep from Astros - Greeneville Astros
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