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Savannah 3, Rome 2
The third game of the four game series between the Savannah Sand Gnats and the Rome Braves was played Saturday at Grayson Stadium in front of 4,664 fans, which was their largest crowd since 2009. Both teams had 7 hits and Savannah won 3-2.
The Sand Gnats scored 2 runs in the fourth inning. Leading off the inning, Eudy Piña singled and moved to third on a double by Kevin Plawecki. A ground out to first scored Piña. Plawecki scored on a single by Maikis De La Cruz, who is batting .400 so far.
Rome scored their first run in the sixth inning on a walk, single, and a sacrifice fly. Savannah scored their third run in the sixth inning when first baseman Jayce Boyd hit a line drive home run over the left field fence, his third of the year.
In the 8th inning, a double by Blake Brown and a double by Josh Elander scored the Braves second run. Elander was 3-for-4.
Boyd was 2-for-4 for the Sand Gnats and is now batting .374.
Making his debut for Savannah, starter Robert Gsel...
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Rome 3, Savannah 2
The Rome Braves scored a run in the top of the eighth inning to defeat the Savannah Sand Gnats 3-2 in front of 2,535 fans Friday night at Historic Grayson Stadium. Savannah catcher Kevin Plawecki doubled to extend his consecutive games on base streak to 21 straight.
The Braves (19-13) moved within a game of the Gnats (20-12) for first place in the Southern...
Ike Davis frustrates me. Unlike Lucas Duda who was drafted much later in the draft, expectations have always been really high for the first-round first baseman and for the most part I’ve wanted more from him than what he’s shown thus far.
I gave Davis a pass during last season’s first half, what with the Valley Fever and that whole ankle debacle, but what’s his excuse this...
Savannah Sand Gnats' first basemen Jayce Boyd is off to a fast start this year after an up and down season with the Brooklyn Cyclones last year. Slow and steady is the motto of the turtle that won the race in the famous children’s story. In the offseason Boyd wanted to work on having a steady approach at the plate, and right now Boyd is the turtle making his way to the finish line.
Wheeler’s starting to look like the real deal. (Photo: Michael Baron)
Last Night’s Quick Scores
Las Vegas defeated Albuquerque, 4-3.
Binghamton was rained out.
St. Lucie was also rained out.
Savannah took down Rome, 3-2.
Well…he did it again. I’ve been hesistant with Zack Wheeler since the beginning of the 2013 season, but I can hold nothing else against...
Charleston 5, Savannah 3
It was an up and down night for Luis Cessa, who managed to battle his way through six innings while allowing only three earned runs. He did serve up two home runs, with one being a two-run homer, that accounted for the runs charged to him. Overall, he allowed five hits and four walks, so he was dancing out of trouble all night. Cessa did not factor into...