Fisher Cats Dominate Ponies in 4-1 VictoryPosted: Updated:
Binghamton, N.Y. - The New Hampshire Fisher Cats scored in the first inning and never looked back to defeat the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, 4-1, on a wet Tuesday night at NYSEG Stadium. The Rumble Ponies racked up nine hits and walked five times, but stranded 11 runners in their first home loss of the season.
For the second straight night, New Hampshire struck in the first. With two aboard against Anthony Kay, Chad Spanberger floated a single to shallow center, bringing in Josh Palacios. Kevin Smith doubled the lead in the third by depositing Kay’s second pitch of the inning beyond the left-field wall. In the fifth, Palacios and Santiago Espinal delivered back-to-back RBI doubles to end the southpaw’s evening.
Kay (0-1) was touched for four runs on five hits over 4-2/3 innings of work in his first loss of the season.
The Rumble Ponies (4-3) conclude their series against the Fisher Cats on Wednesday at 6:35 PM.