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.
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.
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 collected 11 hits. Jones, Day, and Popa each managed multiple hits for Princeton WhistlePigs. Popa, Day, and Jones all had two hits to lead Princeton WhistlePigs. Princeton 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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