(Central Islip, N.Y., July 15, 2023) – The Long Island Ducks were defeated by the York Revolution 5-3 on Saturday night in the middle game of a three-game series before a past-capacity crowd of 6,726 at Fairfield Properties Ballpark.
The Revolution took a 1-0 lead in the second inning on Jacob Rhinesmith’s RBI single to center field. A three-run double to right-center by Richard Urena in the third extended York’s advantage to four.
Long Island closed the gap to 4-3 with single runs in the third, fourth and fifth innings. Brian Goodwin’s RBI double to left-center and RBI singles by Wilson Ramos and Ruben Tejada highlighted the scoring. York then rounded out the scoring at 5-3 in the sixth on a sac fly to left by Rhinesmith.
Revolution starter Tom Sutera (6-3) earned the win, tossing five innings of three-run ball, allowing six hits and two walks with one strikeout. Ducks starter Kyle Lobstein (1-2) took the loss, conceding five runs on four hits and six walks over six innings while striking out three. J.P. Woodward picked up his second save with a scoreless ninth.
Tzu-Wei Lin led the Flock with two hits, two runs and a walk. Goodwin added two hits and an RBI.
The Ducks and Revolution wrap up their three-game series on Sunday evening. Game time is slated for 5:05 p.m., with the Fairfield Properties Ballpark gates opening at 4:05 (3:50 for full season ticket holders). It’s 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 4:10 to 4:30. After the game, fans of all ages are also invited to take part in Kids Run the Bases. Right-hander Robert Stock (4-1, 5.28) toes the rubber for the Ducks against Revolution righty Andrew Cabezas (1-0, 4.50).
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 live on Flo Baseball by CLICKING HERE.
The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, a Professional Partner League of Major League Baseball. Over 8.5 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).
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
Celebrating its 25th Anniversary Season in 2023, the Atlantic League is Major League Baseball’s first Professional Partner League, a player gateway to the major leagues, and a leader in baseball innovation. ALPB has sent over 1,200 players to MLB organizations while drawing more than 45 million fans to its family-friendly ballparks throughout its 25-year history. Please visit AtlanticLeague.com.