Trenton’s Fast Start Leaves Ponies Thunderstruck
After a 7-6 victory to kick off their homestand on June 11, the Binghamton Rumble Ponies played the second game of the series against the Trenton Thunder on June 12.
The Thunder came out swinging as a quick RBI single for Chris Gittens, followed by an RBI double for Mandy Alvarez would give Trenton the early 3-0 lead in the top of the first. They would continue their hot streak in the top of the second with another RBI double from Ben Ruta putting Binghamton in a 5-0 hole to start the game. The Rumble Ponies would finally get on the board in the bottom of the fourth as Braxton Lee gets an RBI single while Michael Paez walks to get two runs.
Kellin Deglan hits an RBI single in the top of the fifth to bump the lead up to 6-2 for the Thunder. Kyle Holder would come in to score in the top of the seventh off a sacrifice fly from Gittens to put Trenton up 7-2. The Rumble Ponies weren't able to rally, as Trenton takes game two of the series by the final score of 7-2.
Binghamton will have the chance to win the series in the rubber match on SU Night on June 13 at 6:35.