Virginia Beach Shredders Clinches Lead In Fifth Inning For Victory Over Portsmouth Yardbirds
June 6, 2019 – Virginia Beach, VA
Virginia Beach Shredders took the lead late and defeated Portsmouth Yardbirds 13-12 on Thursday. Virginia Beach Shredders was down 12-9 in the bottom of the fifth inning when Tyler Keaton homered on a 2-1 count, scoring four runs.
Keaton led Virginia Beach Shredders to victory by driving in six runs. He went 2-for-2 at the plate. Keaton drove in runs on a sacrifice fly in the first, a single in the fourth, and a grand slam in the fifth.
Ben Vansickle was the winning pitcher for Virginia Beach Shredders. He allowed four hits and two runs over two innings, striking out three and walking one. Logan Sizemore and Jack Howellentered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Sizemorerecorded the last three outs to earn the save for Virginia Beach Shredders.
Virginia Beach Shredders tallied ten hits on the day. Nick Mackedon, Kevin Worrell, and Keatonall collected multiple hits for Virginia Beach Shredders. Worrell and Mackedon each collected three hits to lead Virginia Beach Shredders.
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