Stuyvesant Grabs Lead In Eighth Inning To Defeat Franklin K Lane
The Peglegs stole the lead late and defeated the Knights 7-6 on Thursday.
Both pitching staff’s had trouble finding the plate as both sides gave up 30 free bases in a walk fest at FKL. The mound was slippery from continued rain during the game which did not help matters.
Stuyvesant earned the victory despite allowing Franklin K Lane to score four runs in the third inning.
The Peglegs came back to score four runs in the sixth inning. Julian Duran, Axel Riess, Iravan Bhattacharyya, and Malenda all moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
The Knights knotted the game up at five in the bottom of the seventh inning.
The game was tied at five with Stuyvesant batting in the top of the eighth when Julian Malenda tripled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run.
Victor Kamrowski got the start for Stuyvesant. He went three innings, allowing four runs on one hit and striking out five.
Riess, Malenda, Adam Lucey, and Meyer Polanco each collected one hit to lead Stuyvesant. The Peglegs tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Bhattacharyya led the way with two.