Revs lose in 10 innings, losing skid up to four games
The York Revolution put together the start of an extra-inning rally on Wednesday night.
The team just couldn’t finish it.
Trailing by two in the bottom of the 10th inning, York loaded the bases with two outs against the New Britain Bees. Unfortunately, pinch hitter Carlos Triunfel failed to at least extend the game, grounding out to shortstop and seeing the Revs drop a 6-4 decision at PeoplesBank Park, the team’s fourth loss in a row.
New Britain (13-20) broke a 4-4 tie in the top of the 10th on an error and a two-out single off of York (12-21) reliever Brad Allen to grab the two-run advantage. In the bottom half of the frame, Bees’ reliever Brandon Shimo worked himself in and out of trouble, working around a single, error and a walk to strand the bases loaded.
New Britain got off to a fast start, scoring three runs over the first two innings off of Revs’ starter Logan Williamson to build a 3-0 advantage. However, York mounted a comeback in the bottom of the third, scoring three runs in the frame to tie the score. Isaias Tejeda got the Revs on the board with an RBI groundout, which was followed by an RBI single by Michael Burgess. The scoring was capped by an RBI single by Travis Witherspoon to knot up the score.
York then took a 4-3 lead in the bottom of the fifth on a leadoff home run by Burgess, but it was short-lived as the Bees immediately answered with a run in the top of the sixth. Both teams were held off the scoreboard over the final 3 1/2 innings before New Britain scored the deciding runs in the top of the 10th.
The two teams combined for 30 hits in the game, with the Bees holding an 18-12 advantage.
Williamson scattered three runs on nine hits over five innings for the Revs.
Witherspoon led York with three hits in the game, while Burgess, Derrick Robinson and newly-acquired former major leaguer Alexi Casilla each had two hits. Burgess led the team with two RBIs.
York will look to end its current slide and avoid a four-game sweep on Thursday when it concludes its series against New Britain. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at PeoplesBank Park.