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Rome Braves Edge Sand Gnats 2-1

JC Rodriguez

JC Rodriguez – 3-for-4, RBI (Wally Murphy/LOD)

Game two of the three game series between the Savannah Sand Gnats and the Rome Braves was played Tuesday evening at Grayson Stadium in front of 1,031 fans.

Rome scored two runs in the 4th inning and edged Savannah 2-1.

It was an exciting game and finish as the Sand Gnats had runners on second and third in the 9th inning with two outs but could not score.

Sand Gnat starter, Scarlyn Reyes, had a good outing, pitching six innings, allowing two runs and striking out seven.

Savannah scored their run in the 2nd inning when Stefan Sabol doubled and scored on a single by second baseman JC Rodriguez.

Three consecutive hits in the fourth inning by Rome, led to two runs which was enough for the win. Leading off the fourth inning, shortstop Ozhaino Albies tripled and scored on a double by center fielder Keith Curcio. A single by third baseman Jordan Edgerton, scored Curcio.

Sand Gnats Top Performers:

Rodriguez – 3 for 4, RBI

Sabol – 2 for 4, Double

Savannah Pitching:IPRHKBB
Scarlyn Reyes (L, 0-2)62471
James Duff20210
Shane Bay10010

The final game of the three game series starts at 7:05 pm Wednesday at Grayson Stadium.

Editor’s Note: Wally Murphy is a season Ticket holder for the Savannah Sand Gnats and covers all home games for Legends on Deck. 

Wally Murphy

Wally is a huge fan of the Savannah Sand Gnats, Class A affiliate of the NY Mets. Wally has been a ticket holder since 2005 and he shares his passion for the team through his writing, while catching nearly every home game. Wally is also a contributing writer for MetsMinors.net. He loves to connect with the many fans of the game as he follows the Mets minor league prospects.

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