BOWIE, Md.-Martin Cervenka‘s walk-off single in the bottom of the 12th lifted the Bowie Baysox (9-6) to a 4-3 win over the Akron RubberDucks (7-8) on Saturday night at Prince George’s Stadium in Bowie.
By virtue of Minor League Baseball’s new extra innings rule,D’Arby Myersstarted the inning at second base and scored on Cervenka’s single that just landed fair down the left field line.
RHPDominic DeMasi(0.0 IP, H, R, 0 ER) was dealt the loss for Akron and falls to 1-1 on the year.
RHPJay Flaa(2.0 IP, BB, 6 K) fanned six consecutive batters over the 11thand 12thinnings to earn his first win of the year for the Baysox.
The walk-off win is Bowie’s fourth of the season.
In the top of the fourth,Connor Marabellstarted the inning with a double and scored onMark Mathias’RBI double that stretched the lead for the RubberDucks to 2-0.
In a three-run home half of the frame, a pair of a singles and a fielder’s choice put two men on with two away beforeAdrian Marintied the game at two apiece with a two-out, two-run double.Erick Salcedofollowed Marin with an RBI single to give the Baysox the lead at 3-2.
Akron starterShao-Ching Chiang(n/d) allowed three runs (two earned) on 10 hits to go along with a strikeout in 4.1 IP.
The RubberDucks tied the game at three apiece with a run in the sixth as Marabell drew a one-out walk, advanced to second on a walk and scored onDaniel Salters’two-out RBI single.
Kelly (n/d) surrendered three runs on five hits while walking five and fanning nine in 5.2 IP.
RHPTanner Chleborad(2.1 IP, K) and LHPPaul Fry(2.0 IP, BB, 2 K) both had scoreless outings in relief for manager Gary Kendall’s squad, while four different players had multi-hit games: Cervenka (3-5, 2B, RBI, BB, R),Austin Hays(2-6),Ademar Rifaela(3-4) andAderlin Rodriguez(2-5, 2B).