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 Binghamton Rumble Ponies

Ponies Fall to Bowie After Back-To-Back Homers in Eighth

May 17, 2024 - Eastern League (EL)
Binghamton Rumble Ponies News Release

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - The Binghamton Rumble Ponies (19-16) fell to the Bowie Baysox, 3-2, on Friday night at Mirabito Stadium, after the Baysox hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning.

With two outs in the eighth inning and the game tied 1-1, Frederick Bencosme and Dylan Beavers hit back-to-back home runs against Jordan Geber (1-1) to put Bowie up 3-1. Geber started his outing with 3.1 perfect innings with six strikeouts before the two homers.

Bowie (20-16) got on the board first in the top of the fourth inning against Luis Moreno. John Rhodes worked a one-out walk and Donta' Williams hit an RBI single later in the frame.

Binghamton tied the game in the fourth against Seth Johnson. Matt Rudick led off the frame with a walk and later scored on a throwing error after Rowdey Jordan hit into a fielder's choice.

Junior Santos struck out three batters in the ninth inning in his lone inning of work for the Ponies.

The Ponies threatened in the ninth inning. With runners at first and second and two outs, Kevin Parada hit an RBI single that cut the Ponies' deficit to 2-1. Binghamton stranded the potential tying and go-ahead runs in scoring position to end the game.

The Rumble Ponies will continue their six-game series with the Bowie Baysox (Double-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles) at Mirabito Stadium on Saturday. First pitch is set for 1:05 p.m. and the game will be broadcast live on SNY, MiLB.TV, and WNBF News Radio 1290 & 92.1 FM.

Postgame Notes: Ramírez singled in the fourth inning and ninth inning and extended his on-base streak to 11 games, while recording his team-leading ninth multi-hit game...Jordan walked in the ninth inning and extended his on-base streak to eight games...Carlos Tavera (3-0) tossed four scoreless frames in relief for Bowie...Bowie leads the series, 3-1.


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