Binghamton 9, Akron 4
Cory Vaughn highlighted a six-run fifth inning with a grand slam as the B-Mets came from behind to beat the Akron Aeros, 9-4 Wednesday night at NYSEG Stadium. The win gave Binghamton the series sweep, and their fourth consecutive victory overall.
For the third straight night, the Akron offense struck first against Binghamton pitching. In the fourth, Carlos Moncrief doubled down the right field line to score Chun Chen, and Bo Greenwell blooped a two-run single into centerfield to put the Aeros up 3-0 against Jacob deGrom.
Akron starter Jordan Cooper held the B-Met offense down through 4.2 innings, but suddenly the offense clicked. After the first two batters in the inning had been retired, Wilfredo Tovar got the rally started with a seeing-eye single up the middle. Danny Muno followed with a single, and Josh Rodriguez plated the first B-Met run of the game with an RBI single into right-centerfield. On the very next pitch Cesar Puello hit the fourth consecutive s...