Quick Notes: Game Recap: Wilmington Blue Rocks Get Shut Out 3-0
Game summary and recap as the Wilmington Blue Rocks Get Shut Out 3-0 against the Hudson Valley Renegades.
The first two innings remained scoreless for both teams, but the Renegades were quick to end this trend in the top of the third inning. Left fielder Pat DeMarco singled on a fly ball down center field to find himself in position to run home on an RBI double from Eduardo Torrealba.
However, the Wilmington Blue Rocks failed to respond to this. The Renegades kept up the momentum in the fifth inning after designated hitter Trey Sweeney was walked to first and pushed to third on a single from Jasson Dominguez and finally stole home to set the game 2-0.
With Wilmington still hitless, Hudson Valley added a third to their tally off of a sacrifice fly from right fielder Grant Richardson to send in Cooper Bowman, who had reached on a throwing error by Drew Mendoza at third base.
Finally, in the bottom of the eighth, with the score 3-0 in favor of the Renegades, the Wilmington Blue Rocks saw their first and only hit of the night from designated hitter Kevin Strohschein. After a breaking ball from relief pitcher Alex Mauricio, Strohschein produced a sharp ground ball to land on first base.
Unfortunately, this wasn’t enough for the Blue Rocks to gain momentum and the Hudson Valley Renegades took the game 3-0, tying the series 1-1 overall.