Game 1: Portland 1, Binghamton 0
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Betts hit a run-scoring double in the sixth inning, leading the Portland Sea Dogs to a 1-0 win over the Binghamton Rumble Ponies in the first game of a doubleheader on Tuesday.
Binghamton had a runner on second in the bottom of the seventh, but Tim Tebow struck out to end the game.
Josh Ockimey scored on Betts’ double after he reached base with two outs on a walk and advanced to second on a single by Tate Matheny.
Portland starter Dedgar Jimenez (5-6) picked up the win after allowing just two hits over seven scoreless innings. Opposing starter Mickey Jannis (6-4) took the tough loss in the Eastern League game after giving up one run and seven hits over six innings.
The Rumble Ponies were held scoreless for the seventh time this season, while the Sea Dogs’ staff recorded their fourth shutout of the year.
Game 2: Binghamton 1, Portland 0
Joey Terdoslavich hit a sacrifice fly and drove in Joey Wong with the winning run in the seventh inning, as the Binghamton Rumble Ponies beat the Portland Sea Dogs 1-0 in the second game of a doubleheader on Tuesday.
Wong scored the game-winning run after he led off the inning with a single, advanced to second on a walk by Kevin Taylor and then went to third on a sacrifice bunt.
The Rumble Ponies had three relievers combine to throw four scoreless innings in the victory. Joe Zanghi (1-1) got the win in relief while Josh Taylor (1-3) took the loss in the Eastern League game.
The Sea Dogs were held off the scoreboard for the fifth time this season, while the Rumble Ponies’ staff recorded their fifth shutout of the year.