Sports stats

 Binghamton Rumble Ponies

Ponies Split Saturday Doubleheader in Erie

April 13, 2024 - Eastern League (EL)
Binghamton Rumble Ponies News Release

ERIE, PA - The Binghamton Rumble Ponies (3-4) split a doubleheader against the Erie SeaWolves (4-3) on Saturday afternoon at UPMC Park.

Game One: Rumble Ponies 9, Seawolves 2

Kevin Parada's opposite-field solo homer in the top of the sixth broke a 2-2 tie. Jose Peroza began the seventh with a solo shot to right, the first of six runs in the inning. Later in the frame, Jeremiah Jackson drew a bases-loaded walk and Brandon McIlwain had a bases-clearing triple. McIlwain would also score on the play on an errant throw to third.

McIlwain finished 2-3 with three RBIs. Peroza was 2-for-4 and now has two home runs on the season. Joander Suarez allowed two runs over four and two thirds' innings in the no-decision. Nolan Clenney (1-0) picked up the win with an inning and a third of scoreless relief with no walks and three strikeouts.

Game Two: SeaWolves 7, Rumble Ponies 6 (8)

Chris Meyers scored from third on a walk-off wild pitch to give Erie the comeback victory in extra innings. With the Ponies up 6-3 with two out in the bottom of the sixth, Gage Workman hit a game-tying three-run home run to even the score.

Jeremiah Jackson lined a two-run single to left as part of a three-run third to put the Ponies up 4-3. He then belted a two-run homer to right center in the fifth that extended Binghamton's lead to 6-3. Jackson finished 2-for-4 with four RBIs and a run scored.

Troy Miller retired the last seven batters he faced. He allowed only one hit over four innings in a no-decision.

The two teams have split the first four games of the rain-shortened five-game series. The rubber game will be on Sunday afternoon with first pitch at 1:35 p.m. and the NYCM Insurance Pregame Show at 1:20 p.m. on the WNBF Rumble Ponies Radio Network.

Postgame Notes: McIlwain was 4-7 over the two games with a triple and a double...Parada's homer in game one and Jackson's home run in game two marked each player's first of the season...In the first game, Parada was 1-for-2 with two runs scored and reached base three times...Binghamton has not been swept in a doubleheader dating back to the beginning of the 2023 season.

##Rumble Ponies##

• Discuss this story on the Eastern League message board...

Eastern League Stories from April 13, 2024

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.

OurSports Central