(Central Islip, N.Y., June 1, 2024) – The Long Island Ducks defeated the York Revolution 4-2 on Saturday night in the middle game of a three-game series before a past-capacity crowd of 6,390 at Fairfield Properties Ballpark.

Frank Schwindel gave the Ducks a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning with a two-run home run to right field off Revolution starter Aaron Fletcher, his team-leading ninth homer of the season. Alex McGarry added a solo homer to right in the fifth, his first longball with Long Island, to make it a 3-0 game.

York closed the gap to 3-2 in the seventh on Jacob Rhinesmith’s two-out RBI double to left off Ducks starter Stephen Woods Jr. and an error that allowed Rhinesmith to score. However, Taylor Kohlwey responded with a two-out RBI double of his own to right in the bottom of the frame, pushing Long Island’s lead back up to two.

Woods Jr. (2-2) earned the win, tossing six and two-thirds innings, yielding two runs (one earned) on six hits and a walk while striking out five. Fletcher (3-2) took the loss, giving up three runs on six hits and two walks in six innings with seven strikeouts. Sam Delaplane collected his first save of the season with a 1-2-3 ninth inning, striking out one.

McGarry led the Flock offensively with two hits, an RBI and a run. Ivan Castillo chipped in with two hits and a run.

The Ducks and Revolution wrap up their three-game series 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 1,000 fans in attendance will receive Quackers, courtesy of Romeo’s Fuel. It’s also a Sunday Family Funday, presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. Prior to the game, fans are invited to have a catch on the field from 12:40 to 1:00. Following the game, fans are welcome back down to the field to take part in Kids Run the Bases. Left-hander Jimmy Robbins (Ducks debut) toes the rubber for the Long Island against York righty Jon Olsen (2-0, 1.28).

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 FloBaseball by CLICKING HERE.

The Ducks are in their 24th season of play in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at Fairfield Properties Ballpark in Central Islip, N.Y. They are the all-time leader in wins and attendance in Atlantic League history, led all MLB Partner Leagues in attendance in 2023, and have sold out a record 706 games all-time. For further information, visit LIDucks.com or call 631-940-DUCK (3825).

About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)

Celebrating its third decade, 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. Over its 25-year history, the ALPB has sent over 1,400 players to MLB organizations while drawing over 47 million fans to its family-friendly ballparks. Please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com.