By Michael Marzzacco
Compiled via team press releases:
SYRACUSE (AAA International League): Tuesday night’s game between the Syracuse Chiefs and Charlotte Knights has been postponed due to poor field conditions and weather-related concerns. The two teams will make the game up as part of a Wednesday-evening doubleheader, scheduled to begin at 5:05 p.m.
HARRISBURG (AA Eastern): The Senators game scheduled for tonight against New Hampshire has been postponed due to weather. The game tonight will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Wednesday, May 31st beginning at 5:30 p.m. The doubleheader will consist of two seven-inning games with a 30-minute break between games.
POTOMAC (High-A Carolina League): OFF.
HAGERSTOWN (Low-A South Atlantic): Aldrem Corredor and Jake Noll broke a scoreless tie with RBIs in the bottom of the eighth before Angelo La Bruna saved the day with a diving play for the final out as the Suns (31-20) held on for a 3-1 win over the Delmarva Shorebirds (20-29) on Tuesday night at Municipal Stadium.
Delmarva scored in the top of the ninth when right fielder Jake Ring came home from second on a throwing error. The Shorebirds placed the tying run at second base with one out, but Nick Banks snagged a lineout in right field and La Bruna dove deep in the hole at shortstop before firing a strike to Corredor at first base for a dazzling game-ending groundout.
La Bruna led off the Hagerstown rally in the bottom of the eighth with a double to the wall in right field. Blake Perkins followed with his first sacrifice bunt of the season and Corredor plated La Bruna with an RBI single. Two batters later, Noll tallied his team-leading 28th RBI this season on a two-run single to left.
Hagerstown bats started slowly against Matthias Dietz, who tossed 6 2/3 shutout innings and held the Suns to just two base hits before Matt Trowbridge (Loss, 0-2) allowed three runs on three hits in just one inning of relief.
Noll led with two RBIs as the Suns managed five base hits; it was just the sixth time this year Hagerstown’s league-leading offense tallied five hits or less.
The rubber match of this three-game series begins Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. when right-handed pitcher A.J. Bogucki (0-0, 4.15) makes his second start for the Suns against fellow righty Jhon Peluffo (3-1, 1.91) for Delmarva.