York, PA - As game three of the four game series against the York Revolution concluded, the High Point Rockers remained red hot. The Rockers put on a dominating performance against the 2017 Atlantic League champions, scoring eight runs and handing the Revolution their sixth straight home loss.
In the top of the second inning, Brett Austin hit a line drive to left field allowing Dante Bichette Jr. and Myles Schroder to score. In the top of the third inning, Quincy Latimore continued his home run streak when he knocked one out of the park for his third home run in three days. Richie Shaffer continued his hot streak as well, hitting a line drive to left field which would bring in Bichette Jr. for the fourth Rockers run of the night.
Henry Castillo doubled on a line drive to left field as James Skelton would bring in the only run of the night for the Revolution. Myles Schroder would score in the top of the fifth on a sacrifice fly by Brett Austin. Quincy Latimore hit a double in the top of the eighth inning, bringing in Giovanny Alfonzo and Tyler Ladendorf. Who else but Latimore who bring in the final run of the night for the Rockers on a double from Stephen Cardullo.
Joe Van Meter picks up the win against his former team while Jalen Miller would be handed the loss. The Rockers will wrap up the four game series against the Revolution Sunday at 1pm before taking on the Somerset Patriots on Tuesday.
About High Point Baseball, Inc
High Point Baseball aka the High Point Rockers will begin their inaugural season in the Atlantic League in 2019 with their home opener schedule for May 2, in a brand new approximately $36M downtown ballpark named BB&T Point. Expected to enhance the rich baseball history in North Carolina, High Point Baseball is part of the fastest growing family sport in America. High Point Baseball is committed to providing superior customer service and quality, affordable family entertainment experiences for the Triad of North Carolina. Look for exciting upcoming announcements, including the team mascot. In addition, season ticket deposits are currently being accepted, while corporate partnerships are currently being crafted.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
With eight teams in the Mid-Atlantic and Texas, the ALPB is a leader in baseball innovation and a player gateway to Major League Baseball. Through its exclusive partnership with MLB, the Atlantic League tests Major League Baseball rules and equipment initiatives. The Atlantic League has sent over 900 players to MLB organizations while drawing more than 40 million fans to its affordable, family-friendly ballparks throughout its 22-year history. For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com