AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) – Jake Alu hit a walk-off single with one out in the 10th inning, as the Auburn Doubledays defeated the Mahoning Valley Scrappers 3-2 on Tuesday.
J.T. Arruda scored the game-winning run after he started the inning on second and advanced to third on a wild pitch.
The Scrappers tied the game 2-2 in the top of the ninth when Bryan Lavastida hit a solo home run.
Reliever Rafael Gomez (2-6) picked up the win after he allowed two runs and three hits over six innings. He also struck out five and walked two. Serafino Brito (3-1) went 2 1/3 innings, allowing one run and one hit. He also struck out three and walked two.
Despite the loss, Mahoning Valley is 8-4 against Auburn this season.
The Scrappers open a three-game series at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday against the State College Spikes at Eastwood Field in Niles. MV then closes out the regular season with a series vs. West Virginia.