Eddie Murray was cold coming off the bench, but Murray warmed up quickly as Murray stroked a key pinch-hit single in the one to lead the Alexandria Aces (2-4) to an 18-10 win over the RGV Whitewings (2-4) on Wednesday at Bringhurst Field.
With the score tied at two in the first inning, Murray came to the plate and singled, scoring Derrick Pyles.
Each team blasted the other's pitching, and there were 28 total runs and 34 hits during the game. Relief pitchers got their fill of innings during the game, with the opposing managers using seven pitchers in total.
The Alexandria Aces blew out the RGV Whitewings thanks to 18 hits, including zero extra base hits. The Alexandria Aces scored five runs in the fifth on a fielder's choice, a solo home run by Nick Mahin, an RBI single by Doug Freeman, a two-run single by Michael Haynes, a double by Zack Cadet, and.
Leo Madrid recorded his first win of the year for the Alexandria Aces. He allowed four runs over three innings. He struck out one, walked one and surrendered six hits.
Anthony Bello couldn't get it done on the rubber for the RGV Whitewings, taking a loss. He allowed 12 runs in 3 1/3 innings, walked three and struck out one.