Almonte and Ornelas Double in Loss to Augusta
Hickory, NC - The Crawdads fell to the Augusta GreenJackets 5-1 in Monday's series opener.
The GreenJackets took an early lead, getting a run across in the second inning.
The 'Dads fought back in the third to tie the game at one. Jose Almonte doubled to start off the inning. Ornelas followed up with another double to bring Almonte around to score.
The GreenJackets quickly retook the lead with a pair of runs in the fourth inning. They added on a run in the sixth and one in the eighth to make the score 5-1.
Crawdads starting pitcher Tim Brennan pitched 6 innings yielding 4 runs on 7 hits. He struck out three and didn't walk a batter. Brennan fell to 1-1 for the season and his ERA rose to 2.65.
Abdiel Mendoza pitched three innings of relief, allowing a run. Hever Bueno pitched a scoreless ninth, hitting 99 on the radar gun.
The series continues tomorrow evening with a 6:30pm first pitch. It is Dollar Dog Tuesday which means hot dogs are $1 and dogs can get into the park for a $1 thanks to Hebrew National, Cody Law Firm, WHKY 1290AM & 102.3FM. Craft beers will be $2 tomorrow courtesy of Lowes Foods.
• Discuss this story on the South Atlantic League message board...
South Atlantic League Stories from April 22, 2019
- Lakewood Defeats Rome 10-5 in Series Opener - Rome Braves
- 'Birds Back to Winning Ways over Asheville - Delmarva Shorebirds
- Sanchez Goes Hitless as Dogs Drop Homestand Opener - Charleston RiverDogs
- Chandler Strikes out 10 in 5-0 Win - West Virginia Power
- Lexington Legends Drop Game One to Greensboro - Lexington Legends
- Big Inning Sends Shorebirds Past Tourists - Asheville Tourists
- Bohm's Bomb Breaks Tie; Claws Pull Away to 10-5 Win in Rome - Lakewood BlueClaws
- Rivera Earns First Professional Win to Start Road Trip - Augusta GreenJackets
- Columbia Stumbles in Opener to West Virginia - Columbia Fireflies
- Drive Drop Series Opener at Hagerstown on Monday - Greenville Drive
- Cate Dominant in 6-2 Win over Drive - Hagerstown Suns
- Almonte and Ornelas Double in Loss to Augusta - Hickory Crawdads
- Fireflies Roster Move and Game Notes: April 22 at West Virginia (Game 17) - Columbia Fireflies
- Ryan Rolison Named South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week - Asheville Tourists
- Hagerstown Suns Game Notes - Hagerstown Suns
- MiLB UMPS Care Charities Launches 11th Annual Auction Featuring MiLB Experiences - SAL
- Game Notes (April 22) - West Virginia Power
- Homestand #2 Preview - April 22-28 - West Virginia Power
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.