FREDERICK, MD – After a six run, eighth inning comeback on Saturday night, the Ghost Hounds won the series with an explosive offensive performance. The Ghost Hounds launched six home runs in a 9-3 win over Staten Island on Sunday.
The Ferryhawks were the first to score in the game when Angel Aguilar homered off of starter Zac Rosscup, putting Staten Island up 1-0.
Leobaldo Cabrera answered quickly, launching the first pitch he saw over the left field wall to tie the game. Two pitches later, Craig Dedelow followed with a home run of his own to take the lead, 2-1.
The Hounds kept the offense coming in the second inning. It started with a Dedelow sac fly, before Eddy Diaz took home on an errant throw back to the mound by the Staten Island catcher. Jose Marmolejos capped off the inning with a two run home run, making it 6-1 Ghost Hounds.
Raudy Read added a fourth home run of the day with a solo home run to lead off the third inning.
In the sixth, Cabrera and Dedelow went back to back yet again, which extended the Ghost Hound lead to 9-1.
The Ferryhawks scored a run in both the eighth and ninth innings, but it was not enough as Spire City won the rubber match
- Zac Rosscup threw six innings, striking out six on four hits.
- Cabrera’s 2nd home run was his 30th of the season