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VAN METER'S ONE-HITTER LEADS ROCKERS TO 3-0 WIN

By Aubrianna Lowry, 05/17/19, 10:00PM EDT

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High Point takes 1-0 series lead against Southern Maryland

High Point, NC- The High Point Rockers started their three game series with a 3-0 win against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs on Friday night. The Rockers scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to give them their first win against the Blue Crabs. 

After five and a half scoreless innings the Rockers would bring in two runs on a ground ball from Brett Austin. Due to a wild pitch by Kevin Munson, Austin brought in the decisive run for the Rockers. Joe Van Meter would be granted his second win of the season with a one-hitter on the ninth. John Hayes would be granted his first loss of the season, while Trevor Frank would come up with his seventh save for the Rockers. 

Join us May 18th for Police Appreciation Night presented by Ilderton at 6:30pm. To get your tickets, visit www.highpointrockers.com or call (336) 888-1000. 

 

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