Hoppers Win 2-1 Shortened Game over Unicorns
June 9th, 2018
UTICA, Mich. – Sebastian Diaz drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the fifth inning and right-handed pitcher Tyler Palm earned the win in 4.0 innings of work, striking out five, to lead the Eastside Diamond Hoppers (8-4) to a 2-1 win over the Utica Unicorns (4-8) as the game was called after five complete innings of play. Palm was recognized in the fifth inning after becoming the 21st USPBL player to sign with a MLB organization, signing with the Minnesota Twins.
Thomas LaCongo drove in the game-tying run for the Diamond Hoppers. RHP Cody Brown tossed 4.1 innings, striking out six and allowed two earned runs.
The Unicorns scored one run, on four hits and had one error, while the Diamond Hoppers scored two runs, on four hits and committed one error.
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SUNDAY, June 10th
Woolly Mammoths (6-4) vs. Unicorns (4-8), 1:05 first pitch (Gates open at noon)
Sunday Funday with Island Princess
Come out to Jimmy John’s Field and get the chance to meet the Island Princess Partry presented by Fairytale Entertainment
**The Island Princess will be at the main gates at Noon for meet and greets. She will be visiting with fan around the ballpark from 1-3 pm.