Unicorns Win In Walk-Off Fashion, 9-8
June 17th, 2022
UTICA, Mich. – Ari Sechopoulos hit the game winning home run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Utica Unicorns (9-1) scored four runs in the eighth inning to defeat the Eastside Diamond Hoppers (4-6), 9-8, in front of a sellout crowd at Jimmy John’s Field.
Designated hitter Noah Childress led the rally in the eight inning, followed by Leandy Castro, Matt Parkinson and Luis Atiles, each scoring a run. Parkinson finished the night 2-for-3 with four RBIs.
For the Hoppers, Joe Burke continued his hit streak, going 3-for-4 with 1 RBI and 1 run scored. Jacob Wosinski started on the mound, pitching the first 5.0 innings and striking out five.
Tomorrow is the first doubleheader of the season. The Beavers take on the Mammoths with the first game starting at 5:30 pm. Gates open at 4:30 pm. It’s Classic Rock Night presented by Jamie Daniels Foundation.
Let’s help our furry friends in need. This weekend our friends at Chevy Detroit are collecting pet supplies that will directly benefit Fido & Fluffy’s Rescue. If you have tickets to a game, please bring a donation and place it in the Silverado tailgate. You can also stop into any local Metro Detroit Chevy Dealership to make a donation. For a wish list and more information visit chevydetroit.com/