(Staten Island, N.Y., June 12, 2022) – The Long Island Ducks defeated the Staten Island FerryHawks 3-2 on Sunday afternoon in the final game of a three-game series at Staten Island University Hospital Community Park.
Both teams exchanged zeroes until the top of the seventh when Long Island scored a run. Deven Marrero went to third base on a flyout by Dustin Woodcock and scored on an error by Alfredo Reyes. Staten Island answered in the bottom of the frame with a pinch hit two-run single to left by Joseph Monge to go in front 2-1. Long Island reclaimed the lead for good in the eighth on a two-out, two-run home run to left field by Austin Rei.
Neither starter factored into the decision. Anderson DeLeon tossed six innings of two-run ball (one earned) for Long Island, allowing four hits and three walks while striking out eight. Nick Carell lasted five innings, yielding no runs on three hits and four walks with two strikeouts. Kai-Wei Lin (1-1) picked up the win despite giving up two hits in two-thirds of an inning. Williams Ramirez (0-1) took the loss, conceding two runs on two hits in one inning. Sandy Baez picked up his fifth save with a scoreless ninth, working around a hit and two walks.
Deibinson Romero and Johnni Turbo each ha two hits to lead the Flock offensively.
The Ducks continue their road trip on Tuesday night when they open a three-game series with the High Point Rockers. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. at Truist Point. Fans can follow all the action on the Long Island Ducks Broadcast Network. Live streaming HD video and audio will be available via BoxCast on LIDucks.com as well as on the Ducks official Facebook page and YouTube channel. Right-hander Akeel Morris (1-4, 6.07) gets the start for the Ducks against a Rockers starter to be determined.
Long Island returns home on Friday, June 17, to begin a three-game set with the Wild Health Genomes. Game time is slated for 6:35 p.m., with the Fairfield Properties Ballpark gates opening at 5:35 (5:20 for full season ticket holders). The first 1,500 fans in attendance will receive Ducks Beach Towels, courtesy of Enzo. It’s also an Angela’s Pizza Friday! A player on the Genomes will be designated as the K-Man, and if he strikes out during the game, all fans can show their game ticket to receive a special offer throughout the rest of the weekend at Angela’s Pizzeria of Islip. Tickets for the game, and all Ducks games, are available by visiting the Fairfield Properties Ballpark box office, calling (631) 940-TIXX or CLICKING HERE.
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