IronBirds lose to Williamsport, 6-5, in extras

August 03, 2012|BY DEWEY FOX

The Aberdeen IronBirds (17-27) fell in extra innings Thursday night, losing 6-5 to the host-team Williamsport Crosscutters.

With the score tied, 5-5, in the bottom of the 10th, Williamsport plated the game-winning run.

Aberdeen's Creede Simpson was 1-for-5 with one RBI and one run, while teammate Sam Kimmel was 1-for-2 with two RBIs. Lucas Herbst was 2-for-5 with one RBI in the loss, and fellow IronBird Gregory Lorenzo was 1-for-4 with one RBI. Joel Hutter, Will Howard, Anthony Vega and Scott Kalush all scored once for Aberdeen.

Taking the loss was Aberdeen reliever Sander Beck (1-3), who went two innings in which he allowed one earned run on one hit, struck out three and walked four.

The IronBirds and Williamsport will play the final game of the three-game series Friday night.

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