STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) – Josh Smith hit a walk-off single with one out in the 10th inning, as the Staten Island Yankees defeated the Mahoning Valley Scrappers 5-4 on Saturday.
Evan Alexander scored the game-winning run after he started the inning on second.
The Yankees tied the game 4-4 when Matt Pita hit a two-run home run in the sixth.
Aaron McGarity (4-0) got the win with two innings of scoreless relief while Nick Mikolajchak (1-1) took the loss in the New York-Penn League game.
Will Brennan singled twice, also stealing a base for the Scrappers.
The Scrappers and Yankees wrap up the three-game series at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Mahoning Valley then returns to Eastwood Field in Niles for a three-game series against the West Virginia Black Bears Monday through Wednesday.