Harvey tosses five scoreless in no-decision.

News Release, Bowie Baysox

BOWIE, Md. – A four-run 10thinning proved to be the decisive frame for the Akron RubberDucks in a 6-2 win over the Bowie Baysox in front of 1,277 at Prince George’s Stadium Thursday night.

Hunter Harveystarted on the mound for the Baysox (4-16) and tossed his best start of the young season, holding the Akron lineup to one hit and one walk with a pair of strikeouts. A walk and a fielder’s choice broke up the perfect game attempt over the first four innings.

The Ducks (9-11) threatened in the fifth inning whenConnor Marabelladvanced to third base via a double and a wild pitch.Alexis Pantojagrounded into a one-out fielder’s choice, with Harvey getting Marabell in a key rundown for the second out of the inning. A strikeout ofLogan Iceended the jam and the night for the right-hander.

Offensively, the Baysox tied the game with two runs in the eighth inning. A walk and a double put runners in scoring position for Jesse Valentin, who grounded to second base to scoreAlexis Torresfor his 5thRBI of the season. AYusniel Diazwalk set the table forAdemar Rifaela, who grounded a single up the middle to scoreRyan McKennaand tie the game at 2-2.

The Baysox and Ducks continue their four-game series Friday night at 7:05 p.m. ET. LHPZac Lowther(1-1, 1.93 ERA) takes the mound for Bowie against Akron LHPTanner Tully(1-0, 3.00).

Friday night is also Wizardry Night at the stadium, where fans are encouraged to dress as their favorite witch, wizard or other magical character. Fans who purchased tickets onbaysoxhop.comcan also play Quidditch on the field pre-game with the University of Maryland Quidditch team

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...