River Turtles break through with first win

Danville Otterbots watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in an 8-4 loss to Pulaski River Turtles on Tuesday. Pulaski River Turtles scored on a single by Cameron Leary and a single by Jackson Beamon in the first inning.

Pulaski River Turtles fired up the offense in the first inning. Leary singled on a 2-2 count, scoring one run.

Pulaski River Turtles scored three runs in the third inning. The offensive firepower by Pulaski River Turtles was led by John BayTommy Woods, and Garrett Rice, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.

Chris Barraza was credited with the victory for Pulaski River Turtles. The ace surrendered one run on one hit over three innings, striking out four. Zac Capps and Tanner Lohaus entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.

Manuel De Gracia took the loss for Danville Otterbots. The pitcher lasted two and a third innings, allowing five hits and four runs while striking out two and walking one.

Brandon Gielow started the game for Pulaski River TurtlesGielow went two innings, allowing one run on one hit and walking one

Danville Otterbots collected eight hits on the day. Ryan Hampe and Morgan Colopy each racked up multiple hits for Danville OtterbotsColopy and Hampe each collected two hits to lead Danville OtterbotsDanville Otterbots didn’t commit a single error in the field. Hampe had 15 chances in the field, the most on the team.

Pulaski River Turtles racked up 14 hits in the game. Irvin EscobarBeamonRice, and Leary all had multiple hits for Pulaski River TurtlesPulaski River Turtles was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Escobar had the most chances in the field with nine.

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