Salomon Manriquez brought home the winning run to give the York Revolution (78-60) the lead in the eighth inning, as the York Revolution hung on to beat the Sugar Land Skeeters (63-75) 5-3 on Friday.With the score tied at two, Manriquez came to the plate and doubled, plating Chris Nowak.
The York Revolution would not relinquish the lead as the Sugar Land Skeeters were unable to weather a three-run eighth inning deficit.
The Sugar Land Skeeters scored one run in the eighth on an RBI single by Matt Hagen. Still, the Sugar Land Skeeters couldn't catch the York Revolution.
David Espinosa racked up two RBIs on one hit for the York Revolution. He homered in the eighth inning.
Mike Benacka got the win, running his season record to 1-0. Benacka struck out one, walked none and gave up no hits.
Roberto Giron ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his third loss of the year. He lasted just one inning, walked none, struck out two, and allowed three runs.