(Central Islip, N.Y., April 23, 2022) – The Long Island Ducks shut out the York Revolution 8-0 on Saturday night in the middle game of a three-game series at Fairfield Properties Ballpark.
A three-run second inning against Revolution starter Austin Nicely gave the Ducks an early 3-0 lead. Joe DeCarlo and Vladimir Frias collected RBI singles, while Deven Marrero lifted a sacrifice fly to center field.
Marrero collected another sac fly in the fourth to score DeCarlo, making it a four-run advantage for the Flock. It stayed that way until the bottom of the seventh when Sam Travis uncorked a grand slam over the left field fence, doubling Long Island’s lead to 8-0.
Ducks starter Bennett Parry did not factor into the decision but tossed four scoreless innings, allowing just four hits while striking out five. Joe Iorio (1-0) earned the win with three scoreless innings of relief, yielding one hit while striking out one. Nicely (0-1) suffered the loss, surrendering four runs on nine hits and two walks over six innings. Anderson DeLeon and James Varela each threw a scoreless inning for the Flock as well.
DeCarlo led the Ducks offense with three hits, an RBI and two runs scored. Travis added two hits, four RBIs and two runs, while Dustin Woodcock chipped in with two hits.
The Ducks and Revolution wrap up their three-game set on Sunday afternoon. Game time is slated for 1:35 p.m., with the Fairfield Properties Ballpark gates opening at 12:35 (12:20 for full season ticket holders). The first 1,500 fans in attendance will receive Ducks Magnet Schedules, courtesy of The QuackerJack Foundation. It’s also a Sunday Family Funday, presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. Prior to the game, fans will be invited down for a Catch on the Field from 12:40 to 1:00. After the game, fans are also invited to take part in Kids Run the Bases. Right-hander Scott Harkin toes the rubber for the Ducks against Revolution righty Jorge Martinez.
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. Those unable to make the game 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.
The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, a Professional Partner League of Major League Baseball. Over 8 million fans have enjoyed the Ducks brand of affordable, fun entertainment at Fairfield Properties Ballpark since inception in 2000. For further information, visit LIDucks.com or call 631-940-DUCK (3825).