Wood Ducks rally for first ever win, 7-6 over Salem in Carolina League Opener

SALEM, VA (WNCT) — Jairo Beras hit a two-out, two-run home run in the top of the 9th to cap a 6-run Wood Duck rally in the ninth as Down East beat Salem 7-6 on opening night in the Carolina League.

The Woodies scored a single run in the 8th on a Luis La O solo home run. The Ducks then scored six more runs in the 9th to win their first ever game.

Game two of the four-game series is set for Friday night.

The Down East Wood Ducks make their debut in Kinston on Monday night hosting Winston-Salem.

 

Down East Wood Ducks
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG*
Michael O’Neill CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .200
Luis La O 2B 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .400
Eduard Pinto LF 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .600
Jairo Beras RF 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 .400
LeDarious Clark DH 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Josh Morgan SS 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Frandy De La Rosa 1B 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 .667
Josh Altmann 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250
Chuck Moorman C 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .250
Totals 39 7 12 2 0 2 5 2 12 .308
BATTING
2B: De La Rosa (1, Osnowitz); Moorman (1, Osnowitz).
HR: La O (1, 8th inning off Pimentel, Y, 0 on, 1 out); Beras, J (1, 9th inning off Lau, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Beras, J 5; Moorman 2; Altmann; La O 5; Pinto, E 3; O’Neill; De La Rosa 3.
RBI: La O (1); Altmann (1); Pinto, E (1); Beras, J 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Pinto, E; Beras, J 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Altmann; Pinto, E; Moorman 2.
GIDP: Beras, J; Clark.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 7.BASERUNNING
SB: O’Neill (1, 2nd base off Lakins/Rei).FIELDING
E: Morgan 2 (2, missed catch, throw); Altmann (1, fielding).

Salem Red Sox
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Tate Matheny CF 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .500
    a- Derek Miller PH-CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Josh Tobias 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .400
Michael Chavis 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .250
Josh Ockimey 1B 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 .333
Mike Meyers LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
Kyri Washington RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Austin Rei C 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Deiner Lopez SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333
Bryan Hudson DH 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
Totals 34 6 7 0 0 1 4 4 9 .206
a-Grounded out for Matheny in the 6th.
BATTING
HR: Ockimey (1, 5th inning off Bass, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Lopez, De; Meyers; Ockimey 4; Tobias 2; Matheny; Chavis.
RBI: Chavis (1); Ockimey 3 (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ockimey; Meyers 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.BASERUNNING
SB: Lopez, De (1, 2nd base off Palumbo/Moorman).
CS: Lopez, De (1, 2nd base by Bass/Moorman).FIELDING
E: Chavis (1, fielding); Ockimey (1, missed catch).
PB: Rei (1).
DP: 2 (Chavis-Tobias-Ockimey 2).

Down East Wood Ducks
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA*
Joe Palumbo 3.0 1 2 1 3 5 0 3.00
Blake Bass 2.0 5 4 3 0 0 1 13.50
Brady Feigl 2.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
Ricardo Rodriguez (W, 1-0) 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Totals 9.0 7 6 4 4 9 1 4.00
Salem Red Sox
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Travis Lakins 5.1 4 0 0 0 9 0 0.00
Yankory Pimentel 2.2 3 1 1 1 1 1 3.38
Mitchell Osnowitz 0.0 3 4 4 1 0 0 -.–
Adam Lau (BS, 1)(L, 0-1) 1.0 2 2 2 0 2 1 18.00
Totals 9.0 12 7 7 2 12 2 7.00

Osnowitz pitched to 4 batters in the 9th.

Game Scores: Palumbo 49; Lakins 73.
WP: Palumbo; Osnowitz; Lau.
Pitches-strikes: Palumbo 61-34; Bass 34-25; Feigl 26-18; Rodriguez, Ri 26-17; Lakins 89-61; Pimentel, Y 40-23; Osnowitz 16-8; Lau 29-18.
Groundouts-flyouts: Palumbo 4-1; Bass 3-2; Feigl 3-0; Rodriguez, Ri 3-0; Lakins 3-1; Pimentel, Y 4-0; Osnowitz 0-0; Lau 0-1.
Batters faced: Palumbo 14; Bass 11; Feigl 7; Rodriguez, Ri 6; Lakins 21; Pimentel, Y 11; Osnowitz 4; Lau 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Pimentel, Y 1-0; Lau 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hanahan. 1B: Ronnie Whiting Jr..
Weather: 52 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 23 mph, In from RF.
First pitch: 7:04 PM.
T: 3:05.
Att: 3,696.
Venue: Haley Toyota Field.
April 6, 2017

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