Cutters Drop Fourth Straight; Swept By Spikes
Despite an excellent start from Matt Gilbertson, the Cutters could not hold on to a late lead, falling to the Spikes 3-2, seeing their losing skid reach four-straight.
Gilbertson worked into the 8th inning, but was not able to get through the frame. The right-hander struck out eight batters, allowing three runs on six hits over 7.1 innings. Gilbertson surrendered one walk, an intentional walk, which is his only walk allowed this season.
EJ Taylor stayed hot at the plate, driving in both Crosscutters runs, finishing the night 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI and a pair of singles.
Carter Mize produced the Cutters 22nd three-hit performance, finishing the night 3-for-4 with three singles and a run scored.
Jesse Bolt took over with a 2-1 lead in the top of the 8th, but allowed two inherited runs to score, giving the Spikes the lead. Bolt finished the night without allowing a run of his own, surrendering a hit annd a walk. He struck out one.
WP: Jayson Summers (2-1)
LP: Matt Gilbertson (2-1)
SV: Tristen Hudson (4)
Next Game: Friday, August 16th vs State College Spikes, 6:35 p.m.
Next Home Game: Friday, August 16th vs State College Spikes, 6:35 p.m.
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