Legends On Deck

Savannah Edged By Charleston, 4-3

Luis Guillorme

Luis Guillorme, bating a team high .346 (Wally Murphy/LOD)


Game two of the four game series between the Savannah Sand Gnats and the Charleston RiverDogs was played Friday evening at Grayson Stadium in front of 1,705 fans.

Both teams collected 6 hits and the RiverDogs edged the Sand Gnats 4-3.

Charleston scored their first run in the 3rd inning when Abiatal Avelino doubled, stole third base and scored on sacrifice fly by Dustin Flower.

Savannah would also score their first run in the 3rd as Luis Guillorme reached first on a bunt single and advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt by John Mora. A single by JC Rodriguez sent Guillorme to third and Guillorme scored on a sacrifice fly to center field by Jon Leroux.

In the 5th inning, Charleston scored three runs on a single by Jose Javier, who then stole second and third and scored on a throwing error by Savannah’s Pedro Perez.  Then Fowler tripled to drive in Jorge Mateo, who reached on a fielders choice. Fowler would score on a sacrifice fly to center field by Connor Spencer.

Savannah scored a run in their half of the 5th inning when Perez walked and advanced to second on a ground out. A single by Rodriguez would score Perez.

The final run for Savannah came in the 6th inning on a Thomas Nido double, who then went to third on a passed ball and scored on a sacrifice fly by Vincente Lupo.

Leading hitters for the Sand Gnats:

Rodriquez was 2-for-4 with 1 RBI

Guillorme was 2-for-4 with a run scored and raised his batting average to .346 which ties for team high.

Savannah PitchingIPRHKBB
Brad Wieck (L, 0-1)42534
James Duff32150
David Roseboom10021
Shane Bay10010

Game three of the four game series starts at 6:05 pm Saturday 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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