Rome scored 2 runs in the 4th inning and edged Savannah 2-1. It was an exciting game and finish as the Sand Gnats had runners on second and third in the 9th inning with 2 outs but could not score.
Sand Gnat starter, Scarlyn Reyes, had a good outing, pitching 6 innings, allowed 2 runs and struck out 7.
Savannah scored their run in the 2nd inning. Stefan Sabol,dh doubled and scored on a single by second baseman JC Rodriguez.
Three consecutive hits in the fourth inning by Rome, led to 2 runs which was enough for the win. Leading off the fourth inning, Ozhanio Albies,SS tripled and scored on a double by Keith Curcio,cf. A single by third baseman, Jordan Edgerton, scored Curcio.
Sand Gnats players with multiple hits: Rodriguez was 3-for-4 and 1RBI and Sabol was 2-for-4 with a double, infield single and a run scored.
Savannah pitching: IP. Runs. Hits. BB. K
Scarlyn Reyes(L, 0-2). 6. 2. 4. 1. 7
James Duff. 2. 0. 2. 0. 1
Shane Bay. 1. 0. 0. 0. 1
The final game of the three game series starts at 7:05pm Wednesday at Grayson Stadium.