Adam Hall and is Aberdeen IronBirds teammates won a thriller with a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth, their first runs of the game to defeat the Brooklyn Cyclones 4 - 3.
With both starters doing their thing, nobody scored until the seventh. Aberdeen’s Jake Prizina, a 31st-rounder in 2019, had a dominant 4.1 innings of shutout ball with just two hits and a walk allowed. Garrett Farmer gave up three runs but Jonathan Pendergast and Xavier Moore were lockdown to preserve the lead.
J.D. Mundy singled to kick off the ninth-inning rally, Hall walked, and Gunnar Henderson reached on an error to load the bases. A Zach Watson sacrifice fly plated the IronBirds’ first run of the game. Outfielder Trevor Kehe hit an RBI single. Maverick Handley won it for the ‘Birds with a walk-off two-run double.
Jordan Westburg and Kehe had two hits apiece, and Mundy, Watson, Handley, and Shayne Fontana finished with a hit each, Fontana’s going for a triple.