Alonzo Harris leads York Revolution to win, continues his monster season
- Alonzo Harris belted a three-run homer to lead York over Long Island, 4-3.
- Harris is hitting .333 with 14 homers, 43 RBIs, 59 runs scored and 18 stolen bases.
- York remained two games behind Lancaster in the Atlantic League Freedom Division second-half race.
Alonzo Harris continued his monster season for the York Revolution on Wednesday, Aug. 2.
Harris collected two hits, including his team-best 14th homer, and finished with three RBIs to lead the Revs to a 4-3 triumph over the Long Island Ducks in front of 3,767 fans at PeoplesBank Park in York.
Harris boosted his average to .333, which leads the team for players with at least 150 at-bats. The leadoff man also leads the team with 59 runs scored and 18 stolen bases. He's third on the team with 43 RBIs.
Isaias Tejeda added two hits and a run scored for the winners. He boasts a .321 batting average.
York (15-11) has now won three of four and remained two games back of first-place Lancaster (17-9) in the Atlantic League Freedom Division second-half race. Lancaster beat New Britain, 6-5, on Wednesday, Aug. 2.
Jared Gaynor (1-0) picked up his first win with York by pitching two-thirds of an inning in relief of starter Stephen Janas, who went 4 1/3 innings and allowed three earned runs. Luke Westphal, Chase Huchingson, Joe Van Meter and Brad Allen each added a scoreless inning in relief, with Allen picking up his 14th save. Allen also lowered his ERA to 2.16.
York trailed in the game 3-1 entering the bottom of the fifth before Harris unloaded a three-run homer to give the Revs the lead for good.
The Revs now embark on a seven-game road trip, with four games at New Britain, followed by three games at Somerset. They return home next Thursday, Aug. 10, to start a four-game series vs. New Britain.