The Marthas Vineyard Sharks (19-15) trailed by two in the ninth, but the Marthas Vineyard Sharks recovered thanks to a key wild pitch in the ninth inning from Cale Hanson to pull out a 9-8 win over the North Shore Navigators (21-18) at Vineyard Baseball Park on Sunday.
With the score tied at eight in the ninth inning,, scoring Apolinar De La Cruz.
Hanson had a hot bat for the Marthas Vineyard Sharks. Hanson went 1-4 and scored one run. He singled in the sixth inning.
Each team blasted the other's pitching, and there were 17 total runs and 20 hits during the game. Managers of the two teams seemingly emptied their bullpens in search of the win, as there were eight pitchers used in the game.
Eric Jensen was hot from the plate for the Marthas Vineyard Sharks. Jensen went 2-4, drove in one and scored two runs. He doubled in the fourth inning and singled in the seventh inning.
Corey Laliberte allowed one earned run, four hits and two walks while striking out four over six innings of work.
Ryan Morris recorded his second win of the year for the Marthas Vineyard Sharks. He allowed one run over one inning. He struck out one, walked none and surrendered one hit.
Miles Landry ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his third loss of the year. He lasted just one-third of an inning, walked none, struck out one, and allowed no runs.