Rumble Ponies Look for Road Win in Erie
The Binghamton Rumble Ponies look to snap a three-game losing streak tonight (Tuesday) at UPMC Park in Erie when they meet the SeaWolves at 7:05 (air at 6:50 on News Radio 1290 WNBF). Last night Erie edged the Rumble Ponies 5-4 with a walk-off sacrifice fly from Cam Gibson. The SeaWolves are the hottest team in the Eastern League and upped their record to 11-2. They are riding a three-game winning streak and are 8-2 in their past ten games.
Andrew Church looks for his first Rumble Ponies victory and is 0-2 with an ERA of 5.28. Erie counters with Matt Manning who is 6-4 and posts a solid 2.60 ERA. Tonight is the seventh of eight straight road games for Binghamton.
Despite three straight road losses Binghamton continues to have the best road record in the Eastern League. The Rumble Ponies are 28-16 on the road and have outscored opponents by 59 runs in road games. Reading holds a .5 game lead over second place Trenton in the early portion of the second-half schedule. Binghamton is 3.5 games out of first place entering tonight's action.