Suns sweep Yankees, 2-1 and 6-3

July 05, 1992|By Special to The Sun

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Hagerstown Suns swept a doubleheader against the Albany-Colonie Yankees yesterday, 2-1 and 6-3, to move out of the basement in the Double-A Eastern League.

Jeff Williams (4-4) got the win for the Suns in the second game. Troy Tallman (2-for-3) hit a two-run single in the second inning to put the Suns ahead. Darren Hodges (4-7) took the loss for the Yankees.

In the first game, Tim Holland's fourth-inning single scored Mel Wearing for the go-ahead run. Holland has a 10-game hitting streak (15-for-30).

A delayed double steal in the second inning gave the Suns an early 1-0 lead. Wearing, the lead runner, stole home while Holland stole second base.

Albany-Colonie's Hector Vargas tied the game at 1-1 with an RBI ground out that scored Lyle Mouton.

Brian Wood (1-1) pitched 2 2/3 innings for the win. Sterling Hitchcock (5-6) struck out 10, but wound up with the loss for Albany-Colonie.

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