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Stormers hold on for the win

Stormers hold on for the win

    Lancaster Stormers

June 18, 2024 – Atlantic League (AtL)
Lancaster Stormers News Report

Stephen Nogosek retired the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in order in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday night to secure a 5-4 victory over Lancaster at Regency Furniture Stadium.

The right-hander retired Isaias Quiroz on a grounder highlighted by second baseman Damon Dues up the middle, struck out Brandon Pugh and got Michael Wielansky with a fly ball to right, ending Lancaster’s four-game losing streak and bringing the club within four of division remained. -leading York.


Lancaster’s middle order caused all the fouls. Joseph Carpenter and Chris Proctor had consecutive singles to open the fourth inning. Gaige Howard hit a double to the left field corner to score Carpenter, and Jordan Howard gave the Stormers a 3-2 lead with a two-run single to right by Garrett Martin (4-3).

The same quartet would strike again two innings later. Carpenter and Proctor walked consecutively and advanced on a bad pickoff throw by Quiroz. Gaige Hoard singled to left to score Carpenter, and Proctor drove home on a sacrifice fly by Jordan Howard.

Max Green (3-3) had a shaky start. Pugh hit his first pitch to left for a double. Wielansky singled to center to score a run, and Anthony Brocato singled down the left field line, putting runners on first and third base. Wielansky scored on a force out before Green settled in and pitched shutout baseball for the remainder of his 6 2/3 inning stint.

Brocato led off the eighth with a home run off James Hoyt, cutting Lancaster’s lead to 5-3. Juan Kelly launched a long double to right. Two outs later, Anthony Ray Kelly singled home a run, but Hoyt struck out Aaron Hill to end the inning.

Noah Bremer (4-2) will start against Blue Crabs legend Daryl Thompson (1-7) on Wednesday evening. Fans can watch the game on FloBaseball at 7 p.m.

NOTES: Carpenter has hit safely in 22 of his last 23 games…Ted Stuka got the final out in the seventh and pitched his eighth straight scoreless outing…Gaige Howard had his first three-hit game…Jordan Howard has now had a pair of come-from-behind two-run hits since joining Lancaster… Green is 3-0 as a starter.

Game date: 06/18/2024

Lancaster Stormers 5 AT Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 4

JTD JTD

Lancaster AB RH BI AVG S Maryland AB RH BI AVG

Dunston Jr., S LF 4 0 1 0 .287 Pugh, B CF 5 1 1 0 .077

Law, D 2B 4 0 0 0 .100 Wielansky, M 2B 5 1 2 1 .314

Timmerman, J 1B 3 2 2 0 .303 Brocato, A DH 4 1 2 1 .262

Proctor, C RF 3 2 1 0 .272 Kelly, J 1B 4 1 1 1 .254

Howard, G DH 4 1 3 2 .275 Broughton, J 3B 4 0 1 0 .316

Howard, J 3B 3 0 1 3 .158 Williams, M LF 4 0 0 0 .304

Boer, J CF 4 0 0 0 .192 Ray, A RF 4 0 1 1 .233

Conley, JC 4 0 0 0 .228 Hibbert, M PR,RF 0 0 0 0 .213

Kasser, K SS 4 0 0 0 .192 Hill, A SS 3 0 2 0 .211

Quiroz, IC 3 0 0 0 .188

Alonso, A PH 1 0 0 0 .186

33 5 8 5 37 4 10 4

Lancaster 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 – 5 8 0

S Maryland 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 – 4 10 2

2B-Dunston Jr., S LF (9), Timmerman, J 1B (16), Howard, G DH 2 (10), Pugh,

B CF (1), Kelly, J1B (7). HR–Brocato, A DH (12). RBI–Howard, G DH 2

(21), Howard, J 3B 3 (6), TOTALS 5 (0), Wielansky, M 2B (21), Brocato, A

DH (36), Kelly, J 1B (28), Ray, A RF (13), TOTAL 4 (0). SF–Howard, J 3B

(1). SB – Howard, G DH (13), Kelly, J 1B (8), Hill, A SS 2 (13). E-Hill, A

SS (8), Quiroz, IC (2).

LOB-Lancaster 4, Southern Maryland 7.

YTD

IP HR ER BB SO HR ERA

Lancaster

Green, M (W,3-3) 6.2 7 2 2 1 9 0 4.66

Piece, T 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.35

Hoyt, J 1.0 3 2 2 0 2 1 4.87

Nogosek, S (S,2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.86

9 10 4 4 1 12 1

SMaryland

Martin, G (L,4-3) 6.0 6 5 4 2 4 0 4.15

Schilperoort, H 3.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 5.27

9 8 5 4 2 6 0

SO-Proctor, C 2, Boer, J 3, Conley, J, Pugh, B 4, Brocato, A, Williams,

M 4, Ray, A, Hill, A, Quiroz, I. BB-Carpenter, J, Proctor, C, Hill, A.

BF-Groen, M 28 (167), Stuka, T (71), Hoyt, J 6 (93), Nogosek, S 3 (40),

Martin, G 26 (222), Schilperoort, H 10 (63). PS–Green, M 101-69, Stuka, T

3-2, Hoyt, J 24-17, Nogosek, S 8-7, Martin, G 106-72, Schilperoort, H

47-30.

T–2:40. A–1389

Weather: 86 degrees; clear sky

Place Referee – Bill Worthington, Field Referee #1 – Antonio Pinzon, Field Referee #3 – Vinnie Mariani

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