Late Score Costs Norfolk Redbirds Against Portsmouth Yardbirds
Norfolk Redbirds lost the lead late in an 11-9 defeat to Portsmouth Yardbirds on Monday.Portsmouth Yardbirds trailed 8-7 in the top of the seventh inning when Cam Wallace homered on a 3-1 count, scoring two runs.
After Portsmouth Yardbirds scored one run in the top of the ninth, Norfolk Redbirds answered with one of their own. Portsmouth Yardbirds scored when Christian Maloney induced Claude Hayes to hit into a fielder’s choice, but one run scored. Norfolk Redbirds then answered when Christian Szablewski singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.
Page got the win for Portsmouth Yardbirds. He surrendered one run on three hits over three innings, striking out two. Brook Hamilton and Christopher Lansdowne entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.
Ahmir Mitchell started the game for Portsmouth Yardbirds. He went four and a third innings, allowing seven runs on seven hits and striking out three Hayden Olson started the game for Norfolk Redbirds. He allowed one hit and three runs over four innings, striking out five
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