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PITCHING LEADS WAY AS DUCKS SWIM PAST 'FISH

Long Island earns series win; guarantees at least share of Ferry Cup title

(Central Islip, N.Y., Aug. 6, 2017) – The Long Island Ducks defeated the Bridgeport Bluefish 2-1 on Sunday evening in the finale of a four-game series at Bethpage Ballpark.

GAME VIDEO: Highlights from Sunday's series finale with Bridgeport

POSTGAME VIDEO: Kevin Baez, Anthony Vega and Amalio Diaz talk about the series finale

After trading zeroes for the first three innings, the Ducks plated both of their runs in the fourth inning against Bluefish starter Charles Brewer. An RBI single by Anthony Vega and a bases loaded walk to Quintin Berry that scored Alex Burg did the damage.

Long Island held Bridgeport off the scoreboard until the top of the ninth inning. Jose Gil’s RBI single cut the Ducks’ lead to 2-1, and the Bluefish put the tying run at second and the go-ahead run at first with one out. However, Amalio Diaz got Tony Abreu to fly out to left and Angel Rosa to ground into a game-ending fielder’s choice to preserve the win.

Ducks starter Rafael Perez (7-7) earned the win, firing six scoreless innings and allowing just one hit and two walks while striking out three. Brewer (7-4) suffered the loss, yielding two runs on five hits and two walks with five strikeouts over fine innings. Diaz picked up his sixth save by retiring the final two batters of the game.

Vega, Burg and Elmer Reyes each had two hits to pace the Flock.

The Ducks continue their homestand on Monday night when they open a three-game series against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. Game time is slated for 6:35 p.m., with the Bethpage Ballpark gates opening at 5:35 (5:20 for full season ticket holders). It’s a Military Monday, and as a thank you to the men and women of the armed forces who risk their lives to keep us safe, active military members (with valid military ID) will receive a special $7 ticket offer when purchasing tickets to the game at the box office (subject to availability). Right-hander Alfredo Simon (1-3, 5.60) gets the start for the Ducks against Blue Crabs righty Eric Fornataro (0-3, 5.58).

Tickets to the game, and all Ducks home games, are available by visiting the Bethpage Ballpark box office, calling (631) 940-TIXX or CLICKING HERE. Those unable to make the game can follow all the action on the Long Island Ducks Broadcast Network. Live streaming HD video and audio will be available via BoxCast on the Ducks’ official Facebook page, YouTube channel and at LIDucks.com.

The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at Bethpage Ballpark. For further information, call (631) 940-DUCK or visit www.liducks.com.

About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)

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Game Date: 08/06/2017
Bridgeport Bluefish  1 AT Long Island Ducks  2

                                 YTD                                   YTD
Bridgeport         AB  R  H BI   AVG  L Island           AB  R  H BI   AVG
Hernandez, L SS     3  0  1  0  .274  Vega, A LF,RF       3  0  2  1  .236
Cuevas, J 3B        3  0  1  0  .269  Cleary Jr., D CF    1  0  0  0  .254
Dotel, W CF         4  0  0  0  .226  Pacheco, J 1B       1  0  0  0  .273
Fields, D LF        4  1  1  0  .306   Berry, Q RF        1  0  0  1  .208
Gil, J C            4  0  2  1  .312  Krauss, M 1B,LF     4  0  0  0  .290
 Nina, A PR         0  0  0  0  .221  Songco, A DH        3  0  0  0  .258
Galvez, J 1B        4  0  1  0  .277  Gotay, R 3B         4  0  0  0  .262
Abreu, T DH         4  0  0  0  .312  Reyes, E SS         4  1  2  0  .290
Rosa, A 2B          4  0  0  0  .189  Burg, A C           4  1  2  0  .230
Guillen, O RF       3  0  1  0  .254  Alfonzo, G 2B       3  0  0  0  .293
                   33  1  7  1                           28  2  6  2

Bridgeport           0 0 0   0 0 0   0 0 1 -  1  7  0
L Island             0 0 0   2 0 0   0 0 x -  2  6  0
2B--Cuevas, J 3B (18), Fields, D LF (17). RBI--Gil, J C (37), TOTALS (0),
Vega, A LF,RF (15), Berry, Q RF (6), TOTALS  2 (0). HP--Pacheco, J 1B (4).
SH--Cleary Jr., D CF (0). 
LOB--Bridgeport 7, L Island 9. DP--G. Alfonzo(2B) - E. Reyes(SS) - M.
Krauss(1B), A. Rosa(2B) - L. Hernandez(SS) - J. Galvez(1B). 
                                                                YTD
                                 IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR     ERA
 Bridgeport
Brewer, C (L,7-5)               5.0   5   2   2   5   4   0    4.20
Delcarmen, M                    1.0   0   0   0   0   0   0    4.54
Perez, W                        1.1   0   0   0   0   2   0    1.42
Ramirez, E                      0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0    2.84
                                8     6   2   2   5   7   0
 L Island
Perez, R (W,7-7)                6.0   1   0   0   2   3   0    4.37
Dunning, J                      2.1   5   1   1   0   1   0    1.69
Diaz, A (S,6)                   0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0    1.79
                                9     7   1   1   2   4   0
WP--Brewer, C (4). HB--Brewer, C (8). SO--Fields, D 2, Rosa, A, Guillen, O,
Pacheco, J, Krauss, M 2, Songco, A, Gotay, R 2, Reyes, E. BB--Hernandez, L,
Cuevas, J, Vega, A, Cleary Jr., D 2, Berry, Q, Songco, A. BF--Brewer, C 25
(465), Delcarmen, M 3 (174), Perez, W 4 (24), Ramirez, E 3 (83), Perez, R
20 (409), Dunning, J 12 (43), Diaz, A 3 (165). P-S--Brewer, C 99-59,
Delcarmen, M 13-8, Perez, W 15-11, Ramirez, E 8-6, Perez, R 62-42, Dunning,
J 40-22, Diaz, A 11-8. 
T--2:56.  A--5914
Pitching coach Rich Garces ejected in the bottom of the fourth inning for
arguing balls and strikes

Plate Umpire - Silvio Martinez, Field Umpire #1 - Warren Nicholson, Field Umpire #2 - Fred DeJesus