A loss looked likely for the Pittsfield Suns (23-21) when they trailed by four runs in the seventh inning, but the Pittsfield Suns were able to capture the lead back with a an RBI single by Chad Funkhouser in the ninth inning, spurring the Pittsfield Suns to a 5-4 win over the Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide (19-26) at The Ball Park on Tuesday.
With the score tied at four, Funkhouser came to the plate and singled, scoring Brandon Howard.
It was a good day at the plate for the Pittsfield Suns' Funkhouser. Funkhouser went 3-5, drove in one and scored one run. He singled in the first, eighth, and ninth innings.
Travis Smith led the Pittsfield Suns' offensive threat, as he got on base three times in the game. He scored one run and had one RBI. He singled in the seventh inning and doubled in the eighth inning.
The Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide couldn't get anything going as long as Michael Meszoros was on the mound. The Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide managed just one hit off of Meszoros, who allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out three during his two innings of work.
Michael Cleary reached base three times in the game for the Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide. He scored one run and had one RBI. He tripled in the second inning and singled in the sixth innings.
Robert Rozzi (3-1) took the loss for the Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide. He lasted just 1 1/3 innings, walked none, struck out none, and allowed one run.