Yard Goats Start Road Trip with Victory
Reading, PA - The Hartford Yard Goats defeated the Reading Fightin Phils by the score of 5-3 on Tuesday night at FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading, Pennsylvania. The Yard Goats broke a 1-1 tie with a pair of runs in the sixth inning on doubles by Sam Hilliard and Mylz Jones. Omar Carrizales added to the lead as he connected on this third home run, a two-run blast in the eighth inning to make it 5-1. Jesus Tinoco pitched well over five innings to earn his seventh win of the season as the Yard Goats ended a three game losing streak and won the first game of a three-city eight game road trip.
Reading scored the first run of the game in the second inning off Hartford starter Jesus Tinoco. Deivi Grullon led off with a single and Jon Vazquez walked. Drew Stankiewicz followed with an RBI single scoring Grullon and giving Reading a 1-0 lead. Tinoco retired the next three batters.
The Yard Goats tied the game in the third inning off Reading starter Connor Seabold. Scott Burcham led off the frame with a single. Seabold retired the next two batters before Omar Carrizales doubled to right center field and Burcham scored all the way from first base and tied the game at 1-1.
The Yard Goats continue their road trip and play the middle of a three game series in Reading, PA on Wednesday night. The game will be broadcast on AM 1410 WPOP and streamed on newsradio.1410.com and MiLB.com.
• Discuss this story on the Eastern League message board...
Eastern League Stories from August 14, 2018
- Tendler Walks It off in the 10th, 5-2 Win over Trenton - Portland Sea Dogs
- Tendler Blasts Walk-Off Homer in 10th - Trenton Thunder
- Squirrels & Baysox Split Double Dip - Richmond Flying Squirrels
- Curve Blank Fisher Cats to Open Road Trip - Altoona Curve
- Goats Stymie Fightins in Game One - Reading Fightin Phils
- Senators Squash SeaWolves on Tuesday - Erie SeaWolves
- Kie-BOOM Goes the Dynamite: Sens Explode for 15 Runs - Harrisburg Senators
- Heidt Has Three Hits But Fisher Cats Fall - New Hampshire Fisher Cats
- Yard Goats Start Road Trip with Victory - Hartford Yard Goats
- RubberDucks, Rumble Ponies Rained out Tuesday - Akron RubberDucks
- Series Opener Postponed in Binghamton - Binghamton Rumble Ponies
- Curve Announce Game Schedule for 2019 Season - Altoona Curve
- Rumble Ponies Game Notes: Game #120 - Rumble Ponies (55-64) vs. RubberDucks (67-52) - 6:35 PM - Binghamton Rumble Ponies
- Game Notes vs. Harrisburg - Erie SeaWolves
- Sea Dogs Game Notes August 14th vs. Trenton - Portland Sea Dogs
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.
Other Recent Hartford Yard Goats Stories
- Yard Goats Named 2018 Commitment to Charity Award Winner by Ballpark Digest
- Yard Goats 2018 Recap
- Yard Goats Blast Three Homers and Win Final Game of 2018
- Yard Goats Four-Game Win Streak Snapped
- Yard Goats Knock Fisher Cats out of First Place with Shutout Win in New Hampshire