(York, Pa., May 2, 2017) – The Long Island Ducks defeated the York Revolution 8-2 on Tuesday night in the second game of a four-game series at PeoplesBank Park.
The Ducks got to work right away with two runs in the first inning on a sacrifice fly from Marc Krauss and an RBI single from Angelo Songco. Back-to-back wo-out RBI singles by Nolan Reimold and Krauss in the second off Revolution starter Frank Gailey doubled the lead to 4-0.
York got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the second against Ducks starter Rafael Perez on a sac fly off the bat of Ryan Dent and an RBI single from Derrick Robinson. However, single runs for Long Island in the third and fourth pushed the lead to 6-2. A solo home run to right by Songco and a two-out RBI single from Krauss did the damage.
Two more runs in the sixth rounded out the scoring for the Ducks. Fehlandt Lentini came home on a wild pitch from Jarret Martin, and Delta Cleary Jr. scored on an RBI fielder’s choice from Cody Puckett.
Perez (1-0) earned the win with seven innings of two-run ball, yielding six hits and three walks while striking out four. Gailey (2-1) took the loss, surrendering six runs (four earned) on nine hits and a walk over four innings with five strikeouts. Zac Treece threw two perfect innings in relief, striking out two to secure the win.
Lentini led the Flock with three hits and four runs scored. Cleary Jr. added two hits and three runs, while Krauss chipped in with two hits and three RBI.
The Ducks and Revolution wrap up their four-game set with a day/night doubleheader on Wednesday. First pitch for game one is scheduled for 11:00 a.m., while game two will begin at 6:30 p.m. from PeoplesBank Park. Fans can follow all the action for both games online on the Long Island Ducks Broadcast Network. Live streaming HD video and audio will be available via BoxCast on the Ducks’ official Facebook page, YouTube channel and at LIDucks.com. Right-hander Dennis O’Grady toes the rubber for the Ducks in game one against Revolution righty Curtis Partch. Right-hander Tyler Levine gets the ball for Long Island in game two against York righty Steve Janas.
Long Island returns home on Friday, May 5 to kick off a three-game series against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. Game time is slated for 6:35 p.m., with the Bethpage Ballpark gates opening at 5:35 (5:20 for full season ticket holders). It will be a Fowl Pole Friday at the Duck Pond, and if a select Ducks player hits a home run off of one of the foul poles during the game, one lucky fan will win $50,000. In addition, a Blue Crabs player will be selected as the Pizza Hut K-Man of the game. If that player strikes out, fans will receive a special offer for a FREE 1-Topping Personal Pan Pizza at a participating Pizza Hut location. Tickets to the game, and all Ducks home games, are available by visiting the Bethpage Ballpark box office, calling (631) 940-TIXX or CLICKING HERE.
The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at Bethpage Ballpark. For further information, call (631) 940-DUCK or visit www.liducks.com.
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