Norfolk Redbirds Clinches Lead In Sixth Inning To Defeat Greenbrier Knights
Norfolk Redbirds nabbed the lead late in the game in an 8-4 victory over Greenbrier Knights on Friday. The game was tied at three with Norfolk Redbirds batting in the bottom of the sixth when Nicholas Hussey doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run.
After Greenbrier Knights scored one run in the top of the third, Norfolk Redbirds answered with one of their own. Greenbrier Knights scored when Scott McDonough singled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run. Norfolk Redbirds then answered when Berger singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Jake Crumbly toed the rubber for Greenbrier Knights. He lasted five innings, allowing three hits and three runs while striking out three. Luke Lageman and Kevin Restin entered the game from the bullpen, throwing two innings and one inning respectively.
Norfolk Redbirds tallied nine hits on the day. Darren McKeown and Berger each managed multiple hits for Norfolk Redbirds. Berger and McKeown each managed two hits to lead Norfolk Redbirds. Norfolk Redbirds tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Jacob Ford led the way with two.
Greenbrier Knights racked up ten hits. Boyce, McDonough, and Tredell Blow all collected multiple hits for Greenbrier Knights. Greenbrier Knights didn’t commit a single error in the field. Boyce had five chances in the field, the most on the team.
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