Tigers end Muckdogs win streak at five

Contributed Story Posted 4 August 2019 at 9:44 am

BATAVIA – The five-game win-streak for the Batavia Muckdogs ended at the hands of the Connecticut Tigers, 5-3 on Saturday night.

The Muckdogs (29-19) have a four-game lead in the New York-Penn League Pinckney Division going into the rubber match of the series on Sunday. The game is at 5:05 p.m. at Swyer Stadium.

Batavia starter Andrew Miller had an outstanding six inning outing, scattering give hits and not allowing a run. The lefty draft pick of the Miami Marlins in the 2018 draft did not walk a batter and struck out three lowering his ERA to 3.57.

The Muckdogs mounted a comeback in the eighth as Gunner Schubert ripped 2-RBI single to cut the Tigers lead to 4-3. But the Tigers tacked on an insurance run and held on for the win.

J.D. Orr (run), Andrew Turner and Andres Stormes had hits for Batavia.

Today is a 5:05 p.m. start with autographs and photos with players for the fans before the game near the concession stands.