West wins E.L. All-Star Game in tie-breaking derby

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Will Craig out-pointed Zach Green in a special tie-breaking home run derby to give the Western Division a win over the East in the Eastern League All-Star Game on Wednesday in Trenton, N.J.

Trey Amburgey’s RBI double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth tied the game for the East, 4-4.

The East took a 3-0 lead on a two-run home run in the second by Jan Hernandez and a solo shot from Deivi Grullon in the fourth. The West tied the game in the fifth on RBI singles by Connor Marabell and Ke’Bryan and a wild pitch. A Luigi Rodriguez homer in the eighth gave the West a late lead.

Portland Sea Dogs pitchers Matthew Kent and Kyle Hart both pitched scoreless innings for the East. Josh Ockimey struck out twice off the bench.

Binghamton’s Tim Tebow wwent 1-for-4 as the East’s designated hitter.

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