High Point, NC - The High Point Rockers suffered their 41st loss of the season against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, 5-0, on Monday night at BB&T Point.
Southern Maryland took control of the board during the 2nd inning with a 2-run home run by catcher Charlie Valerio, and an RBI-double off of a fielding error by right fielder Rubi Silva to bring the score, 3-0.
The Blue Crabs continued with another 2-run home run by designated hitter Dean Green during the top of the 5th inning.
High Point produced offensively with singles by designated hitter Quincey Latimore and left fielder Richie Shaffer. Right-hander Chris Pennell earns his first loss of the season with the Rockers.
High Point bounces back against Southern Maryland tomorrow night at BB&T Point Stadium at 6:30pm. For 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