Burlington Sock Puppets defeated Pulaski River Turtles 6-5 on Thursday after taking the lead late in the game. The game was tied at five with Burlington Sock Puppets batting in the bottom of the sixth when Marshall Raper singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.
Burlington Sock Puppets pulled away for good with six runs in the sixth inning. In the sixth Connor Butler doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run, Caleb Farmer singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run, Mason Speaker singled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run, and Brenden Bell doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.
Chase Feiler was credited with the victory for Burlington Sock Puppets. The fireballer allowed two hits and zero runs over two innings, striking out two and walking zero. Chase Johnson and AJ Ortiz entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Ortiz recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Burlington Sock Puppets.
Pulaski River Turtles racked up ten hits in the game. Evan Minarovic and Jackson Beaman all had multiple hits for Pulaski River Turtles. Pulaski River Turtles was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Rice made the most plays with seven.
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