BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) – Andrew Turner hit a bases-clearing double in the fifth inning, leading the Batavia Muckdogs to a 7-2 win over the Mahoning Valley Scrappers on Saturday.
The double by Turner came in the midst of a seven-run inning and gave the Muckdogs a 5-2 lead. Later in the inning, Milton Smith II hit an RBI single and then scored on a double by Ronal Reynoso.
Starter Julio Frias (3-1) got the win while Francis Cespedes (2-2) took the loss in relief in the New York-Penn League game.
Despite Saturday night’s loss, Mahoning Valley is 4-2 against Batavia this season.
The Scrappers and Muckdogs play at 5:05 p.m. today and wrap up the series at 11:05 a.m. Monday.
Mahoning Valley returns to Eastwood Field in Niles for a three-game series against the State College Spikes Tuesday through Thursday.
The Scrappers visit the Auburn Doubledays for a three-game series Aug. 26-29. They host the Aberdeen Ironbirds July 30-Aug. 1 to close out the month of July.
For more on the Scrappers, visit mvscrappers.com.