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HIGH POINT FALLS TO THE BLUE CRABS 4-5

By John Furr, 06/21/19, 10:15PM EDT

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Southern Maryland snaps the Rockers 5-game winning streak

Waldorf, MD - The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs snap High Point’s 5-game winning streak, defeating the Rockers by a score of 4-5. In the series opener, the Blue Crabs were able to edge out the Rockers with six hits, while the Rockers compiled thirteen hits in the loss. The key factor in the Rockers loss tonight was runners left on base; the Rockers left 12 baserunners on.

 

The Rockers scored a run in each of the first three innings of the game. Hector Gomez drove in Stephen Cardullo on a sac fly in the first. In the second, Myles Schroder drove in Matt Jones on a base hit to right field. Then in the third, Viosergy Rosa brought in Gomez on a single to left field.

 

The Blue Crabs of Southern Maryland had an answer to the Rockers all night. After the Rockers scored one in the top half of the first, the Blue Crabs responded by putting up three runs in the bottom half of the inning. Following the Rockers tying the game in the third inning, the Blue Crabs broke the tie in the fifth inning after a 2-run double by Rubi Silva.

 

Hector Gomez and Myles Schroder led the Rockers at the plate. Gomez went 2-3 with a double and one RBI, while Schroder went 3-5 at the dish with one RBI.  

 

Tyler Herron received the loss tonight; he started the game and threw seven innings for the Rockers. Herron gave up six hits and struck out four, while allowing four earned runs. Brandon Cumpton earned the win for the Blue Crabs, throwing six innings and only allowing 3 earned runs. Mat Latos came on in the ninth for South Maryland to notch his eighth save of the season.

 

Hector Gomez and Myles Schroder led the Rockers at the plate. Gomez went 2-3 with a double and one RBI, while Schroder went 3-5 at the dish with one RBI.  

 

The Rockers are back in action tomorrow in game 2 of the series against the Blue Crabs. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35pm at Regency Furniture Stadium.