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The SI Yankees fell to Auburn, 4-3 in 10 innings Monday Night

(Photo by Wendell Cruz - Double G Media)

(Photo by Wendell Cruz – Double G Media)


The Staten Island Yankees got off to a hot start in the bottom of the 1st, as Timmy Robinson would hit a sacrifice fly to score Carlos Vidal. The Doubleday’s would answer in the top of the 2nd would a run of their own. Tres Barrera would double to start the inning and Paul Panaccione would later bring him home with a sharp line drive single.

With the game tied at 1, Auburn would add two more runs in the top of the 3rd on a Sheldon Neuse triple.  The Yankees would trip the lead to 3-2 in the bottom half after Drew Bridges would double to right field, scoring Nick Solak. Bridges was 1-4 on the night, and increase his average to a team best .302 on the season. The Yankees would ultimately tie the game in the bottom of the 5th on a Drew Bridges sacrifice fly scored Nick Solak.

The game would remain tied at three, until the top of the 10th inning. Blake Perkins would single to right field after the Yankees got the first two outs of the inning. The next batter, Daniel Johnson would double to left field, scoring Blake Perkins from first. The Yankees had no answer in the bottom half as Drew Bridges and Timmy Robinson would strike out to start the inning. Dom Thompson-Williams would next single to center field. Williams would steal 2nd base for his 13th stolen base of the season. However, Chris Godinez would fly out to left field to end the game.

Brian Trieglaff would receive the loss, his first of the year. Simon De La Rosa pitched a solid game, going six innings, allowing three runs and five strikeouts. Jonathan Padilla and Brooks Kriske combined for three shutout innings in relief for the Yankees.

The Yankees are now 23-19 and trail Hudson Valley by two games for the division lead. The Baby Bombers will face Auburn in the series finale this afternoon.

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