(York, Pa., August 2, 2017) – The Long Island Ducks were defeated by the York Revolution 4-3 on Wednesday night in the finale of a three-game series at PeoplesBank Park.
Marc Krauss gave the Ducks the early lead with a first inning RBI single off Revolution starter Steve Janas. Long Island extended the lead to two in the third on Jordan Pacheco’s run-scoring groundout to shortstop.
The Revolution plated a run in the fourth on Telvin Nash’s RBI single to left. However, Ruben Gotay got the run back for the Flock in the fifth with an RBI single to center. York answered right away though, as Alonzo Harris lifted a three-run home run over the left field wall in the bottom of the fifth to put the Revs on top 4-3.
Janas did not factor into the decision but pitched four and one-third innings of three-run ball, allowing six hits and four walks with two strikeouts. Jared Gaynor (1-0) picked up the win after pitching a scoreless two-thirds of an inning, allowing a hit and a walk. Simon (1-3) suffered the loss, yielding four runs on seven hits in four and one-third innings while striking out seven. Brad Allen earned his 14th save with a perfect ninth inning.
Quintin Berry led the Flock with three hits and two stolen bases. Jake Dunning and John Lannan combined to pitch three and one-third scoreless innings of relief for Long Island.
The Ducks return home on Thursday to begin a four-game series against the Bluefish. Game time is slated for 6:35 p.m., with the Bethpage Ballpark gates opening at a special time of 4:45 for a charity softball game between the Oyster Bay Cove PBA and QSAC (Quality Services for the Autism Community). It’s a Thirsty Thursday, and the Duck Club restaurant and bar, normally reserved for VIP/season ticket holders, will be open for all fans to enjoy. There will be both food and drink specials available, including half price domestics. Right-hander John Brownell (8-2, 3.20) gets the start for the Ducks against Bluefish southpaw Manny Parra (Bluefish Debut).
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. Those unable to make the game can follow all the action 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.
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.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
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