Escobar’s Walk-Off Picture Perfect Ending In Pulaski River Turtles’s Victory Over Burlington Sock Puppets

Pulaski River Turtles defeated Burlington Sock Puppets 11-10 on Wednesday thanks to a walk-off single. Pulaski River Turtles was down 10-9 in the bottom of the eighth inning when Irvin Escobar singled on a 0-2 count, scoring two runs.

Both offenses were strong at the plate as Pulaski River Turtles collected eight hits and Burlington Sock Puppets eight in the high-scoring affair

Burlington Sock Puppets opened up scoring in the first inning, when Andrew Lujan hit a solo homer.

In the top of the seventh inning, Burlington Sock Puppets tied things up at seven when Ryan Picollo doubled on a 3-1 count, scoring two runs.

After Burlington Sock Puppets scored one run in the top of the second, Pulaski River Turtles answered with one of their own. Burlington Sock Puppets scored when Nick Winkelmeyer‘s sac fly scored one run for Burlington Sock Puppets. Pulaski River Turtles then answered when Cameron Leary hit a solo homer.

Pulaski River Turtles notched five runs in the fourth inning. Ross LovichConner GoreMark Trotta, and Garrett Rice all drove in runs in the frame.

Carter Lyles was credited with the victory for Pulaski River TurtlesLyles allowed four hits and three runs over two innings, striking out three and walking one. Dalton RossCharlie Coon, and Brett Vasquez all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory.

Trevor Nanney took the loss for Burlington Sock Puppets. The pitcher went one inning, allowing two runs on three hits and striking out one.

Brady Huddlestun started the game for Burlington Sock Puppets. The righthander lasted three innings, allowing three hits and five runs while striking out three Brandon Gielow started the game for Pulaski River Turtles. The lefthander allowed two hits and two runs over three innings, striking out five

Pulaski River Turtles hit one home run on the day. Leary went deep in the second inning.

Pulaski River Turtles racked up eight hits. Trotta and Leary all collected multiple hits for Pulaski River TurtlesTrotta led Pulaski River Turtles with three hits in five at bats.

Burlington Sock Puppets collected eight hits. Picollo and Lujan each managed multiple hits for Burlington Sock PuppetsPicollo went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Burlington Sock Puppets in hits. Burlington Sock Puppets didn’t commit a single error in the field. Caleb Farmer had eight chances in the field, the most on the team.

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