Lakewood Legends Clinches Lead In Seventh Inning To Defeat Greenbrier Knights
June 5, 2019 – Virginia Beach, VA
Lakewood Legends snatched the lead late in the game in a 12-7 victory over Greenbrier Knights on Wednesday. The game was tied at seven with Lakewood Legends batting in the bottom of the seventh when Austin Kirkpatrick was hit by a pitch, driving in a run.
Brett Bishop led Lakewood Legends to victory by driving in five runs. He went 3-for-4 at the plate. Bishop drove in runs on a double in the first, a home run in the third, and a single in the seventh.
Greenbrier Knights scored three runs in the fourth inning. All drove in runs in the frame.
Kyle McShaffry was the winning pitcher for Lakewood Legends. He lasted two and a third innings, allowing one hit and one run while striking out one. Hyeonsang Cho and Bo Gonzalesentered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
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