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South Beats North 9-5 In NY-Penn League All-Star Game

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Indians prospect Erlin Cerda earns the games MVP after hitting the go-ahead homer in the fourth inning. (Photo Credit: Danny Wild/MiLB.com)

The New York-Penn League All-Star game was played in front of 5,509 fans at Dutchess Stadium and they witnessed the South defeat the North 9-5, which was a close game until the top of the sixth inning when the South pulled away.

With the South leading 4-3 in the sixth inning, Kevin Krause walked to lead-off the inning.  After a single from Elier Rodriguez moved Krause to second base, Todd Isaacs reached on a fielding error allowing Krause to score and advancing Rodriguez to third.

Then back to back singles from Nick Solak and Andrew Calica allowed Rodriguez Isaacs to score. Hunter Owen hit a sac fl scoring Solak to add the fourth run of the inning and extend the lead to 8-4.

The South scored an additional run in the top of the seventh to pull away to a 9-4 lead as the North managed one last run in the bottom of the frame, but could not get any closer as the South held on for the victory.

Game Notes

Indians prospect Erlin Cerda earned the All-Star game MVP with his go ahead home run in the 4th inning.

Top Performers

South
Erlin Cerda – 1 for 2, R, 3 RBI
Jesus Alastre – 2 for 2
Andrew Calica – 1 for 1, RBI

North
Tyler Hill – 1 for 5, HR, RBI
Nate Mondou – 2 for 2, R, Triple, RBI
Cole Bauml – 2 for 3, Double

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