Princeton WhistlePigs Clinches Lead In Seventh Inning For Victory Over Pulaski River Turtles

Princeton WhistlePigs nabbed the lead late in the game in a 7-4 victory over Pulaski River Turtles on Friday. The game was tied at three with Princeton WhistlePigs batting in the bottom of the seventh when an error scored two runs for Princeton WhistlePigs.

Princeton WhistlePigs earned the victory despite allowing Pulaski River Turtles to score three runs in the fourth inning. Pulaski River Turtles‘s big inning was driven by a triple by Cameron Leary and a sac fly by John Bay.

Princeton WhistlePigs got things started in the second inning when Cameron Uselton singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.

Princeton WhistlePigs evened things up at three in the bottom of the sixth inning when Nico Popa hit a solo homer.

Drew Conover led the Princeton WhistlePigs to victory on the pitcher’s mound. The pitcher went five innings, allowing four runs on two hits and striking out 11. Zane Probst threw one and two-thirds innings in relief out of the bullpen. Probst recorded the last five outs to earn the save for Princeton WhistlePigs.

Ben Plumley took the loss for Pulaski River TurtlesPlumley allowed two hits and four runs over two-thirds of an inning, striking out one.

Justin Showalter started the game for Princeton WhistlePigs. The righty allowed two hits and zero runs over two and a third innings, striking out four and walking zero Nick Gorby started the game for Pulaski River Turtles. The pitcher lasted three and two-thirds innings, allowing seven hits and two runs while striking out three

Princeton WhistlePigs socked three home runs on the day. Brady Day had a long ball in the seventh inning. AJ Jones had a homer in the seventh inning. Popa put one out in the sixth inning.

Princeton WhistlePigs collected 11 hits. JonesDay, and Popa each managed multiple hits for Princeton WhistlePigsPopaDay, and Jones all had two hits to lead Princeton WhistlePigsPrinceton WhistlePigs didn’t commit a single error in the field. Braeden Hinton had 17 chances in the field, the most on the team.

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