Current News

DUCKS TAKE SERIES FINALE FROM BLUEFISH

Offense lifts Flock to 13th win in June

(Bridgeport, Conn., June 14, 2015) – The Long Island Ducks defeated the Bridgeport Bluefish 9-3 on Sunday afternoon in the series finale of a four-game set at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard.

GAME AUDIO: Highlights from the series finale

The Ducks quickly jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first against Bluefish starter Reinaldo Lopez. Lew Ford’s RBI single and a RBI double from Randy Ruiz gave the Ducks a two-run lead. Cody Puckett reached on an error by Bluefish third baseman Matt Burns that brought in Ford. Reegie Corona hit a two-run double and Mike Blanke followed up with a RBI single to right giving Long Island the six-run lead.

Bridgeport was held scoreless by Ducks starter Billy Buckner until the sixth, when Jobduan Morales plated a run on a ground out making it a 6-1 ballgame. The Ducks extended their lead to 9-1 in the ninth on Blanke’s three-run homer to left. The Bluefish tacked on two runs in the bottom of the inning on Joe Poletsky’s two-run single, but Matt Soren came in from the bullpen to wrap up the win.

Buckner (3-1) earned the win for the Ducks. The righty surrendered one run on four hits through six innings. He walked two and struck out seven. Lopez (0-2) suffered the loss for the Bluefish, yielding six runs (five earned) on nine hits and two walks with two strikeouts through four frames. Nick Struck pitched a scoreless inning of relief in the seventh for the Ducks. Mark Rogers allowed two runs on four hits through an inning and one-third before Soren was brought in to finish the game.

Every starter recorded at least one hit for the Ducks. Blanke led the way with four RBI. Puckett added three hits and two runs.

Long Island returns home this Tuesday to begin a three-game series with the Sugar Land Skeeters. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m., with the Bethpage Ballpark gates opening at 5:35 (5:20 for full season ticket holders). Fans can follow all of the action on the Ducks’ official YouTube channel. Live streaming video and audio will be available online by CLICKING HERE.

It’s “Don’t Zone Out” Night at the ballpark, and the first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive a Ducks Static Cling Decal, courtesy of CSEA. 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.

###

CLICK HERE for Sunday's box score

Search Archive »

Browse by Year »

2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012

Browse by Month »

December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012