Diablos drop 9th straight after Lincoln walk-off
POSTED: Sunday, June 30, 2013 - 9:56pm
UPDATED: Sunday, June 30, 2013 - 9:57pm
Lincoln, NE — With a one-out single in the bottom of the ninth by 2B David Espinosa, the Lincoln Saltdogs walked off on the El Paso Diablos 6-5. The game was tied at five going into the bottom of the ninth inning after the Diablos tied the score in the top of the eighth. CF Dan Carroll started the frame by drawing a walk. He then stole second and advanced to third on an error. Espinosa, who was 2-for-5 brought him home to end the game.
Carroll also had two hits in the game as well as a pair of runs and a pair of RBI. Saltdog SS Yasel Gomez finished with a team-high three hits. For the Diablos, RF Brian Joynt posted three hits and two runs and DH Thomas McAlpine was 2-for-3 and hit his first homerun of the season.