The Staten Island Yankees won a 12-inning thriller at MCU Park in Coney Island. The game was originally slated to be a 7-inning game as part of a doubleheader but after four hours and 20 minutes it was decided that game two would be postponed.
David Palladino got the start in the game. He went two and a third innings allowing four runs on six hits and a walk.
He was followed by Andury Acevedo who went an inning and two-thirds allowing a hit and two walks.
Andy Beresford followed him with an inning and two thirds of work. He allowed four hits and a walk.
He was then followed by Stefan Lopez on the mound who went two and a third innings allowing a hit and striking out three.
Derek Toadvine batted lead off for Staten Island and had just one hit in seven at bats.
Michael O’Neill batted second and had two hits in six at bats.
Brandon Thomas was held hitless but had four walks and a run scored.
He came home to score on Yeicok Calderon’s three-RBI double in the fifth.
Yeicok Calderon had a big night, three hits in six at bats with five RBIs including a three-RBI double and a homerun.
Kale Sumner was limited to just one hit in the game.
Jose Rosario returned to the SI Yanks and played short. He was hitless in the game. In the eleventh inning he collided with the Brooklyn first baseman while running out a foul ball. Both players were knocked back but he returned to play short in the 11th and 12th innings.
Here he is being looked at by the trainer and manager.
Isaias Tejeda had the first Yankees RBI and run when he smacked a solo-homerun in the fifth inning.
Here is is rounding the bases after belting the homer.
Daniel Lopez was 2-for-5 with 2 runs scored and an RBI
Bubba Jones batted ninth and had a hit in five trips with a run scored.
Nick Rumbelow got the win after an inning and a third of work. He allowed two un earned runs.
Charles Haslup earned his first save with an inning of work in the 12th.