Norfolk Redbirds Runs Away With Early Lead In Victory
Portsmouth Yardbirds watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 15-10 loss to Norfolk Redbirds on Sunday. Norfolk Redbirds scored on a single by Max Lipscomb, an error, a single by Christopher Mills, a passed ball during Campbell Pryor‘s at bat, an error, and a single by Ben Berger in the first inning.
Portsmouth Yardbirds collected ten hits and Norfolk Redbirds had ten in the high-scoring affair.
Norfolk Redbirds fired up the offense in the first inning, when Lipscomb singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Portsmouth Yardbirds tallied four runs in the fourth inning. Joshua Brown and Christopher Berryeach drove in runs during the inning.
Adam Shaffer got the win for Norfolk Redbirds. He allowed five hits and four runs over three innings, striking out four. Tyrin Everette, Marco Quintero, and Andrew Ditzel all put in work in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory.
Luke Verga took the loss for Portsmouth Yardbirds. He surrendered six runs on five hits over one inning, striking out three and walking zero.
Portsmouth Yardbirds socked one home run on the day. Berry had a long ball in the sixth inning.
Portsmouth Yardbirds racked up ten hits in the game. Berry and Ahmir Mitchell all had multiple hits for Portsmouth Yardbirds. Berry led Portsmouth Yardbirds with three hits in five at bats.
Norfolk Redbirds tallied ten hits. Jordan Hara and Mills all managed multiple hits for Norfolk Redbirds. Hara went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Norfolk Redbirds in hits.
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