June 7, 2022, Tarboro, NC

McClean’s Walk-Off Picture Perfect Ending In Tarboro River Bandits’s Victory Over Edenton Steamers

It came down to the wire on Tuesday, with Tarboro River Bandits taking victory on a dramatic walk-off walk in the late innings that sealed their victory over Edenton Steamers. The game was tied at nine with Tarboro River Bandits batting in the bottom of the tenth when Hunter McClean drew a walk, scoring one run.

Bats blistered as Tarboro River Bandits collected ten hits and Edenton Steamers tallied six in the high-scoring game.

Tarboro River Bandits opened up scoring in the first inning when Tyler Dunn grounded out, scoring one run.

In the bottom of the ninth inning, Tarboro River Bandits tied things up at nine. Dane Hoggard drew a walk, scoring one run.

Tarboro River Bandits tallied five runs in the seventh inning. Tarboro River Bandits big bats were led by Brady PlunkettJames MosesChase Heath, and LIam McFadden-Ackman, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.

Edenton Steamers scored four runs in the fifth inning. Houston WrightJackson Hipp, and Alden Cottle powered the big inning with RBIs.

Jay Bulluck was credited with the victory for Tarboro River BanditsBulluck went three innings, allowing zero runs on zero hits, striking out four and walking one. Dawson Wiggins and Hazen Lancaster entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.

Jacob Lawler took the loss for Edenton Steamers. The righthander went two-thirds of an inning, allowing one run on one hit and striking out two.

Landon Higgerson started the game for Tarboro River Bandits. The ace went four and a third innings, allowing five runs on four hits and striking out four Blake Gipson started the game for Edenton Steamers. The righty went six innings, allowing two runs on four hits, striking out three and walking one

Tarboro River Bandits saw the ball well today, racking up ten hits in the game. Rafael GarciaHeathMcFadden-Ackman, and Dunn each managed multiple hits for Tarboro River BanditsDunnMcFadden-AckmanHeath, and Garcia all had two hits to lead Tarboro River Bandits.

Tate Abbott led Edenton Steamers with three hits in four at bats.

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Chase Bruno531110
Nate Paulsen300002
Tanner Thatch010000
Tyler West200002
Houston Wright511311
Jackson Hipp301120
Alden Cottle300211
Jeremiah Boyd400013
Jared Beebe500000
Tate Abbott433010
Brantley Cutler410010
Tyrus Baumgardner
Blake Gipson
Jacob Lawler
Chris Morris
Gage Riddick

Batting 2B: Tate Abbott, Jackson Hipp
HR: Chase Bruno
TB: Tate Abbott 4, Chase Bruno 4, Jackson Hipp 2, Houston Wright
RBI: Chase Bruno, Alden Cottle 2, Jackson Hipp, Houston Wright 3
SF: Alden Cottle
ROE: Tate Abbott, Chase Bruno 2
FC: Jared Beebe, Alden Cottle
HBP: Tanner Thatch
Totals Team QAB: 17 (35.42%)
Tate Abbott 2, Jared Beebe, Jeremiah Boyd 2, Chase Bruno 2, Alden Cottle 4, Brantley Cutler 2, Jackson Hipp 3, Houston Wright

Team LOB: 9 Fielding E: Tyler West

River Bandits
James Moses331130
Rafael Garcia622002
Chase Heath612200
Tyler Dunn402120
LIam McFadden-Ackman602102
Harrison Johnson210001
Hunter McClean100230
Ty Barrango411012
Blake Reed200001
Dane Hoggard110121
Brady Plunkett410101
Jay Bulluck
Landon Higgerson
Hazen Lancaster
Dawson Wiggins

Batting TB: Ty Barrango, Tyler Dunn 2, Rafael Garcia 2, Chase Heath 2, LIam McFadden-Ackman 2, James Moses
RBI: Tyler Dunn, Chase Heath 2, Dane Hoggard, Hunter McClean 2, LIam McFadden-Ackman, James Moses, Brady Plunkett
HBP: Brady Plunkett
SB: Ty Barrango, Rafael Garcia, James Moses
Totals Team QAB: 23 (45.10%)
Ty Barrango 3, Tyler Dunn 2, Rafael Garcia, Dane Hoggard 3, Harrison Johnson, Hunter McClean 3, LIam McFadden-Ackman 3, James Moses 3, Brady Plunkett 3, Blake Reed

Team LOB: 9 Fielding E: Ty Barrango, Harrison Johnson, Brady Plunkett

Blake Gipson6.088.614422310
Tyrus Baumgardner0.020.350044030
Chris Morris0.224.583110120
Gage Riddick2.157.509422420
Jacob Lawler0.227.370111230

Pitching L: Jacob Lawler
HBP: Tyrus Baumgardner
Pitches-Strikes: Tyrus Baumgardner 20-7, Blake Gipson 88-54, Jacob Lawler 27-10, Chris Morris 24-14, Gage Riddick 57-29
Groundouts-Flyouts: Tyrus Baumgardner 0-0, Blake Gipson 11-4, Jacob Lawler 0-0, Chris Morris 1-0, Gage Riddick 3-0
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Tyrus Baumgardner 2-4, Blake Gipson 14-23, Jacob Lawler 3-6, Chris Morris 3-5, Gage Riddick 6-13

River Bandits
Landon Higgerson4.174.595453431
Hazen Lancaster1.026.346031030
Dawson Wiggins1.227.630210110
Jay Bulluck3.034.647000410

Pitching W: Jay Bulluck
HBP: Hazen Lancaster
Pitches-Strikes: Jay Bulluck 34-22, Landon Higgerson 74-44, Hazen Lancaster 26-9, Dawson Wiggins 27-17
Groundouts-Flyouts: Jay Bulluck 1-4, Landon Higgerson 6-3, Hazen Lancaster 0-1, Dawson Wiggins 1-3
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Jay Bulluck 4-10, Landon Higgerson 10-21, Hazen Lancaster 3-8, Dawson Wiggins 6-9


  • AB: At bats
  • R: Runs scored
  • H: Hits
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • 2B: Doubles
  • 3B: Triples
  • HR: Home runs
  • Grand slam: Grand slam home runs
  • TB: Total bases
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • SAC: Sacrifice hits & bunts
  • SF: Sacrifice flies
  • ROE: Reached on error
  • FC: Hit into fielder’s choice
  • HBP: Hit by pitch
  • CI: Batter advances on catcher’s interference
  • GIDP: Hit into double play
  • GITP: Hit into triple play
  • SB: Stolen bases
  • CS: Caught stealing
  • PIK: Picked off
  • QAB: Quality at bats (any one of: 3 pitches after 2 strikes, 6+ pitch ABs, XBH, HHB, BB, SAC Bunt, SAC Fly)
  • QAB%: Quality at bats per plate appearance
  • LOB: Runners left on base at the end of an inning
  • E: Errors
  • DP: Double Plays
  • TP: Triple Plays
  • IP: Innings Pitched
  • #P: Total pitches
  • S%: Strike percentage
  • H: Hits allowed
  • R: Runs allowed
  • ER: Earned runs allowed
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • HR: Home runs allowed
  • W: Wins
  • L: Losses
  • SV: Saves
  • BS: Blown saves
  • HBP: Hit batters
  • WP: Wild pitches
  • BK: Balks

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