Seven Run Fourth Inning Leads Delmarva to Win, 11-3
Rome, GA - The Rome Braves fell to the Delmarva Shorebirds 11-3 Tuesday night at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 2,017.
Rome grabbed an early 2-0 lead in the second on Jefrey Ramos' (12) solo home run and Marcos Almonte's RBI single. In the fourth Delmarva made it a 7-2 game when seven Shorebirds crossed the plate. Jean Carlos Encarnacion and Ryan Ripkin each had RBI singles, Cadyn Grenier doubled home a run, two throwing errors allowed three runs to score, and Mason McCoy added a sacrifice fly RBI. Only three of the seven runs were earned. Delmarva added two runs in the seventh on a Seamus Curran (13) two-run home run as well as a run in the eighth. Rome scored in the bottom of the eighth thanks to a throwing error but the Shorebirds added another run in the ninth for the 11-3 final.
Jhon Pefullo (4-6) earns the win and Rome starter Freddy Tarnok (4-3) gets the loss. Tarnok went 3.2 innings allowing three earned runs on four hits.
The Braves face the Shorebirds once again tomorrow evening at seven. For information contact the Rome Braves at 706-378-5144 or log onto www.romebraves.com.
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