Rodriguez drives in 5 in loss in Brooklyn - 21 News Now, More Local News for Youngstown, Ohio -

Mahoning Valley Scrappers Press Release

Rodriguez drives in 5 in loss in Brooklyn

Posted: Updated:

BROOKLYN, NY- Nellie Rodriguez returned home to New York City and delivered the performance of his young career. Rodriguez accounted for all 5 of the Scrappers runs, including 2 homeruns, but it wasn't enough as the Brooklyn Cyclones beat the Scrappers, 7-5.

Rodriguez playing in his first professional game in his hometown gave his cheering section a lot to cheer for. In the top of the 4th inning Rodriguez blasted a solo homerun. In the top of the 6th inning with Juan Herrera at second base, Rodriguez lifted an RBI double to centerfield. He delivered a 2 run single in the 7th inning. In the top of the 9th inning, Nellie blasted a tape measure homerun deep into the Brooklyn night.

Dace Kime (0-1) started for the Scrappers. He went 2 innings and allowed 1 run on 2 hits. Kime struck out 2 and didn't walk a batter. Harold Guerrero followed and was only able to work 0.1 of an inning. He allowed 5 runs on 3 hits. He walked 1 and hit a batter. Briely Puerta went 2.2 innings and didn't allow a run while walking 1 and striking out 3. Rafael Homblert allowed 1 run on a leadoff homerun in the 6th inning. He went 1 inning allowing just the 1 hit. Ben Heller followed and worked 1.2 innings without allowing a hit or run. He exited after being struck on the right arm by a line drive. Manuel Carmona finished the game for Mahoning Valley.

The Scrappers and Cyclones will continue their series on Thursday when Kenny Mathews takes the mound at 7:00pm.

  • More From wfmj.comMore>>

  • Ohio offers extra hunting days for mourning doves

    Ohio offers extra hunting days for mourning doves

    Sunday, July 27 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-07-27 17:45:29 GMT
    Ohio will allow extra days for hunting mourning doves this year.More >>
    Ohio will allow extra days for hunting mourning doves this year.
    More >>
  • Ohio authorities say 2 killed in small plane crash

    Ohio authorities say 2 killed in small plane crash

    Sunday, July 27 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-07-27 17:38:30 GMT
    FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) - Authorities in northwest Ohio say two people have been killed in an overnight small plane crash. The Hancock County sheriff's office says the crash apparently occurred at about 1 a.m. EDT Sunday. Investigators were still at the scene Sunday and little other information was available immediately. The plane crashed near a county road just northeast of the city of Findlay. The city has a small general aviation airport, but authorities were still investigating where the plan...More >>
    FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) - Authorities in northwest Ohio say two people have been killed in an overnight small plane crash. The Hancock County sheriff's office says the crash apparently occurred at about 1 a.m. EDT Sunday. Investigators were still at the scene Sunday and little other information was available immediately. The plane crashed near a county road just northeast of the city of Findlay. The city has a small general aviation airport, but authorities were still investigating where the plan...More >>
  • Cincinnati man wins grueling, 135-mile foot race

    Cincinnati man wins grueling, 135-mile foot race

    A Cincinnati man has won what is widely considered the most grueling race in all of running.More >>
    A Cincinnati man has won what is widely considered the most grueling race in all of running.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms