Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 5/10/13
Savannah 3, Rome 1 The Savannah Sand Gnats scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to upend the Rome Braves 3-1 in front of 2,999 fans Thursday night at Historic Grayson Stadium. With the win, the first place Gnats improved to 13-4 at home in 2013. Down 1-0 in the sixth, Kevin Plawecki, the SAL’s leading hitter drew a walk. A hit-by-pitch and then a single loaded the bases. Plawecki scored on a wild pitch by Braves’ starter Rafael Briceno to even the game at 1-1. Gregory Pron followed with a walk which loaded the bases and chased Briceno from the game. Facing reliever Alex Wilson, making his Rome Braves debut, Jeffrey Glenn lifted a sacrifice fly to centerfield, scoring Cole Frenzel from third. The runner at second, Maikis De La Cruz tagged at second and went to third, Pron followed the play from first to second. Braves third baseman Carlos Franco‘s throw to second, in his attempt on Pron, sailed into right field allowing De La Cruz to score the Gnats’ third run. Maikis ...
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