Sugar Land Skeeters (3-2) @ York Revolution (2-3)
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Freedom Division Championship Series, Game Five
Santander Stadium: York, PA
REVS' SEASON ENDS WITH LOSS IN GAME FIVE
The York Revolution saw their season come to a close with a 5-3 loss to the Sugar Land Skeeters in Game Five of the Freedom Division Championship Series on Sunday afternoon at Santander Stadium. The Revs dropped the final two games of the series, as Sugar Land moves on to the Atlantic League Championship Series to face Lancaster, who also came back from a 2-1 series deficit to win Game Five on the road at Somerset on Sunday.
The Revs jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead in the first inning. Justin Greene singled to center on the first pitch and stole second to set the table. Wilson Valdez then drew a walk, and Eric Patterson advanced both runners with a groundout. Chad Tracy followed with a two-run double down the left field line to open the scoring, and advanced to third as left fielder Ryan Langerhans’ throw sailed wide and across the field to the Revs’ bullpen. Tracy later scored on a pop up that dropped in shallow right-center off the bat of Bryant Nelson, resulting in a fielder’s choice with an out recorded at second as the Revs had a 3-0 lead.
Travis Denker led off the second with a home run to left, providing the Skeeters with a quick answer, but the Revs maintained a 3-1 lead into the fifth.
Sugar Land rallied for four runs in the fifth inning to take the lead. With one out, Michael Rockett singled to center, and Domonic Ramos followed with a drive to right-center that glanced off the glove of center fielder Tim Battle, resulting in an error that moved runners to second and third. Adam Godwin ripped an RBI single to left to make it a one-run game, and Langerhans drilled a go-ahead two-run triple high off the right field fence, before scoring on a wild pitch for the 5-3 margin.
Skeeters starter David Pauley (1-1) did not allow a run after the first inning, working seven innings to pick up the win. Andrew Johnston fired a perfect eighth, and Roy Corcoran worked past a pair of walks to induce a game-ending double play for his second straight save in the ninth.
Revs starter Alain Quijano (1-1) suffered the loss, charged with five runs (four earned) in 4.2 innings.
The loss is the Revs’ first in a Game Five, now 2-1 all-time.