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Saints and Storm Chasers Suspended in Fourth Inning Tied at Two

May 17, 2024 - International League (IL)
St. Paul Saints News Release

ST. PAUL, MN - The St. Paul Saints and Omaha Storm Chasers were locked in another tight battle. The young prospect, Saints righty David Festa was going up against the veteran, Storm Chasers righty Zach Davies. Mother Nature decided she wasn't going to let the game finish as the rain started coming down in the bottom of the fourth inning with the game tied at two and a 2-2 count on Saints number six hitter Yunior Severino. The game will resume on Saturday afternoon at 1:07 p.m. and will finish as a nine-inning game. The regularly scheduled game will follow approximately 30-minutes at the conclusion of the suspended game and is scheduled for seven innings.

The first two runners reached in the second against Festa as C.J. Alexander doubled to right-center and Devin Mann walked. After erasing Alexander on a fielder's choice, the Storm Chasers pulled off a double steal. Festa came back and got a strikeout, but a wild pitch scored Mann giving the Storm Chasers a 1-0 lead.

In the bottom of the inning the Saints grabbed the lead. Alex Isola led off the inning with a double to left. With one out Tony Kemp drilled a two-run homer to right, his second of the season, making it 2-1.

One home run, however, beget another as the Storm Chasers tied it at two in the fourth on a solo homer to right-center by Alexander, his seventh of the season.

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