Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Princeton Rays defeat Danville Braves 10-2 in completion of Monday's game

Princeton RaysThe Game: The Princeton Rays defeated the Danville Braves 10-2 on Tuesday in the completion of Monday nights suspended game. The game picked up where they left off, with Princeton leading 2-1 in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Rays added three runs in the bottom of the as the game resumed. Ty Morrison delivers an RBI double to score Seth Henry. Then Cody Rogers drove home two runs with a single to right and the Rays took a 5-1 led.

Danville posted their second run of the game in the top of the fifth inning. Jordan Kreke singled to center to lead off the inning. Travis Adair then reached on an error to put two on for the Braves. A wild pitch by Jeff Cinadr advanced both runners into scoring position. Mycal Jones drove home Kreke with a sac fly to give the Braves a run on the board.

The Rays matched Danville’s run in the bottom of the fifth. Ryan Wiegand hit a single to get things going. Julio Cedeno then reached on an error. Jason Patton followed with a single to load the bases. Wiegand later scored on a ground ball by Seth Henry and the Rays increased their lead to 6-2.

Princeton added two more in the bottom of the seventh with the help from some wild pitching by Danville to move some runners around. Ryan Wiegand singled to lead of the inning and then advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt by Julio Cedeno. Jason Patton then doubled to left that scored Wiegand. Seth Henry then drew a walk to put another runner on the bases. Daniel Rhault then singled to left to score Patton. Henry then scored and Rhault advanced to second on a wild pitch. Rhault advanced to third on another wild pitch. Ty Morrison drew a walk and then Rhault scored and Morrison advanced to second on the third wild pitch of the inning to give the Rays the 10-2 margin of victory.

Zachary Rosscup went four innings and allowed 1 run on 3 hits with 2 strikeouts. Jeff Cinadr was the winning pitcher, pitching 4 innings and allowing 1 run on 1 hit while striking out 3. Matt Stabelfeld finished the final frame allowing no runs on 1 hit. David Hale was the loser for Danville.

What Went Right: Jason Patton; 3 for 4 with a double, RBI and a run scored.

What Went Wrong: Julio Cedeno; 0-3 with a strikeout.

A Look Ahead: The Rays and Braves will play game two of the night as Trevor Shull (3-1) will face Brett Oberholtzer (3-1).

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