Ponies Play Two in Akron
The Binghamton Rumble Ponies meet the Akron RubberDucks in a doubleheader today in Akron. The first pitch is set for 5:05 PM (air at 4:50 on News Radio 1290 WNBF). The Rumble Ponies are coming off a 9-3 win last night in Akron.
With last night's victory Binghamton ups its record to 54-43. Akron is 49-49. Marcus Molina will start the first game on the mound for the Rumble Ponies. He is 0-5 with an ERA of 4.94. Mickey Jannis will pitch the nightcap for Binghamton. Jannis is 6-5 with a 4.34 ERA.. The RubberDucks counter with Shane Bieber in game one. This is his first Double-A start. In the second game Tanner Tully puts a 1-0 record on the line for Akron.
In last night's Binghamton win the Rumble Ponies were issued 13 walks which is the most of any Binghamton team since 2007. Matt Oberste and L.J.Mazzilli combined for seven of those free passes.