Today is Labor Day, the last game in the series between the Sugar Land Skeeters and the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. The Skeeters are in the lead in the Series 2-1. Today at Sugar Land Constellation Field is also Bark in the Park day, bring your furry friend and spend some time watching a little baseball and relax. Everyone needs a little stress free day after the devastation Hurricane Harvey put on our city of Houston and the surrounding towns.
Today on the mound for the Sugar Land Skeeters is RHP #24 Mitch Talbot (7-3, 3.36) and for the Maryland Blue Crabs is RHP #11 Brian Grening (8-6, 3.69). The Skeeters got on the board first when #18 Dickie Thon hit a home run bottom of the third inning. The Skeeters scored another run when #33 Caleb Ramsey earned a run by #15 Bryan Pounds hitting a single. The Maryland Blue Crabs made a change to their pitching line-up, LHP #28 Robert Carson at the bottom of the sixth inning. Home run for the Blue Crabs by #27 Cory Vaugh to make score 1 and Skeeters 2, middle of the seventh inning. The Skeeters #15 Bryan Pound earned a run on a hit by #3 Albert Codero. The score stands Skeeters 3 and Blue Crabs 1 at the end of the seventh inning. To start the eighth inning as the Skeeters pitcher will be RHP #39 Julio Depaula. Blue Crabs earned a run by #4 Jose Lozado, with a hit by #9 Edwin Garcia. The line-up for the Skeeters has changed to RHP #38 Felipe Paulino at the top of the ninth inning.
The final score at Constellation Field, Sugar Land Skeeters 3 and Maryland Blue Crabs 2. The series was Skeeters 3 and Maryland Blue Crabs 1.
Santos Hernandez, Senior Writer