Gilbert Solid At The Plate With Four Hits, Burlington Sock Puppets Lose To Pulaski River Turtles

Gilbert Solid At The Plate With Four Hits, Burlington Sock Puppets Lose To Pulaski River Turtles

Benji Gilbert had four hits, but Burlington Sock Puppets fell to Pulaski River Turtles 17-11 on Tuesday. Gilbert singled in the third, singled in the fourth, doubled in the sixth, and homered in the ninth.

Despite the loss, Burlington Sock Puppets did collect 13 hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Pulaski River Turtles had 15 hits on the way to victory.

Burlington Sock Puppets got on the board in the first inning when Ty Ruhl induced Cole Reynolds to hit into a fielder’s choice, but one run scored.

Pulaski River Turtles pulled away for good with 14 runs in the fifth inning. In the fifth Jackson Beamon doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run, Mark Trotta doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs, Garrett Rice singled on a 1-1 count, scoring two runs, Beamon drew a walk, scoring one run, Ryan Johnson doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring three runs, Trotta was struck by a pitch, driving in a run, Conner Gore singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs, and Rice doubled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs.

Burlington Sock Puppets tallied four runs in the third inning. Burlington Sock Puppets scored its runs on a walk by Andrew Lujan.

Ruhl pitched Pulaski River Turtles to victory. The righthander allowed five hits and six runs over five innings, striking out seven. Lucas Reed and Irvin Escobar entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.

AJ Ortiz took the loss for Burlington Sock Puppets. The pitcher surrendered seven runs on three hits over two-thirds of an inning.

Brady Huddlestun started the game for Burlington Sock Puppets. The righty surrendered one run on five hits over four innings, striking out six

Burlington Sock Puppets hit two home runs on the day. Gilbert had a dinger in the ninth inning. Brayden Merrick went for the long ball in the seventh inning.

Burlington Sock Puppets totaled 13 hits in the game. Gilbert and Merrick each racked up multiple hits for Burlington Sock PuppetsGilbert went 4-for-5 at the plate to lead Burlington Sock Puppets in hits.

Pulaski River Turtles racked up 15 hits on the day. GoreTrottaRiceJohnsonRoss Lovich, and Cameron Leary each collected multiple hits for Pulaski River TurtlesGore led Pulaski River Turtles with three hits in six at bats.

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