Mahoning Valley Scrappers BASEBALL SCOREBOARD

 

Scrappers @ Cross Cutters Wednesday Night

Coming off of a 6 to 5 win over Hudson Valley. The Scrappers will be in Willimasport Wednesday night to take on the Cross Cutters starting at 6:40 right here on your Hometown Sports Station ESPN 1570!

Indians Pitcher Dan Otero to play in tonight’s Scrappers Game at Eastwood Field

Cleveland Indians pitcher Dan Otero will make a rehab appearance in tonight’s game as the Scrappers take on Hudson Valley. You can listen to the entire game tonight starting at 6:40 on Your Hometown Sports Station ESPN 1570 and online at https://radio.securenetsystems.net/v5/index.cfm?stationCallSign=WHTX

2019 Major League Baseball All Star Game on ESPN 1570

It’s the 2019 Major League Baseball All Star Game LIVE from Cleveland tonight starting at 7 on your Hometown Sports Station ESPN 1570!

Scrappers Host Crosscutters Sunday

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers open a 3-game series with the Williamsport Crosscutters on Sunday. Coverage begins with the O’Charley’s On Deck Show with the Voice of the Scrappers Tim Pozsgai at 3:40 p.m. Tune in all season long right here on ESPN 1570 AM and online at mvscrappers.com.

Scrappers Blank Crosscutters For Series Win

(Williamsport, PA)-The Mahoning Valley Scrappers followed up a rain shortened shutout win over the Williamsport Crosscutters on Tuesday night with a pitching dominated 2-0 shutout win on Wednesday night. Ethan Hankins started and dominated while the NYPL’s top closer, Tim Herrin, earned his league best fifth save.

Mahoning Valley got what would end up being the winning run in the top of the fourth inning. With one out Billy Wilson doubled. After advancing to third on a ground out, he would come in to score the eventual winning run on an RBI single from Pedro Alfonseca.

The Scrappers doubled their lead in the top of the eighth inning. Brayan Rocchio started the inning with a triple off the wall in right. Ray Delgado followed with an RBI sacrifice fly to push the lead out to the final of 2-0.

The Crosscutters best chance at scoring came in the bottom of the eighth inning. Williamsport would load the bases with no outs. The Scrappers would then bring in Herrin from the bullpen. He would get the first out on a weak line drive to Rocchio at short. Herrin then induced a groundball double play to end the inning and the last Williamsport threat.

Hankins took a no decision in 4.1 innings of work. He allowed 4 hits while walking 1 and striking out 6. Francis Cespedes (2-0) picked up the win in 2.0 innings of work. Cespedes did not allow a hit while walking 1and striking 1. Luis Valdez followed with 0.2 innings of relief. He allowed 1 hit and walked 1 while striking out 1. Herrin (5) earned the save with 2.0 innings of perfect relief.
The Scrappers (11-8) now return home for the Fourth of July on Thursday night when State College comes to Eastwood Field. Jhonneyver Gutierrez will get the start. First pitch is set for 7:05.

Scrappers Swept By Spikes

(State College, PA) – The Mahoning Valley Scrappers saw the State College Spikes score three early runs on Thursday night. The Scrappers would fight back and would eventually put the tying runs into scoring position in the ninth inning, but in the end it wasn’t enough. The Scrappers fell for the third straight game to the Spikes, 3-1.

State College plated single runs in the second, third and fourth innings. Matt Duece brought home the first run with an RBI double. Stanley Espinal drove in the second run with an RBI single. The final run came on a solo homer from Dariel Gomez.

The Scrappers lone run would come in the top of the sixth inning. With two outs, Johnathan Rodriguez was hit by a pitch. Billy Wilson followed with an RBI double to bring the score to the final of 3-1.

In the top of the ninth inning the Scrappers would get a bunt single from Wilson and a walk from Henderson De Oleo to put the tying runs on base. Eric Rodriguez followed with a sacrifice bunt to push both runners into scoring position. But back to back strikeouts would end the game.

Matt Turner (0-2) started and took the loss. He went 6.0 innings and allowed 3 earned runs on 6 hits. Turner walked 3 and struck out 1. Luis Valdez went the final 2.0 innings in relief. He walked 1 and struck out 2.

The Scrappers (7-6) return home on Friday night to face the Batavia Muckdogs. Reigning New York-Penn League Pitcher of the Week Ethan Hankins gets the start for Mahoning Valley. First pitch is set for 7:05.

Scrappers try and avoid sweep in State College

Scrappers try and avoid sweep in State College on Thursday. Coverage begins with the O’Charley’s On Deck Show with the Voice of the Scrappers Tim Pozsgai at 6:40 p.m. Tune in all season long right here on ESPN 1570 AM and online at mvscrappers.com.

Early Runs Too Much To Overcome for Scrappers

(State College, PA)-The State College Spikes raced out to an early lead thanks to six runs in the first inning. Those runs would set the tone for the game and would prove to be too much for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers on Wednesday night. The Scrappers would battle back, but in the end fell 8-4.

The Spikes would send 11 batters to the plate in the first inning, scoring three runs before recording an out. By the time the first inning ended, the Scrappers were down 6-0.

Mahoning Valley would get their first run in the top of the fourth inning. Brayan Rocchio doubled and moved to third on a fielding error to start the inning. Ray Delgado would then bring in the run with and RBI ground out.

After the Spikes added two more runs, the Scrappers made a run at them in the top of the seventh inning. Bryan Lavastida doubled to drive in George Valera and Jonathan Lopez. Lavastida would also eventually score on a bases loaded walk drawn by Korey Holland. The last run cutting the Scrappers deficit to four runs, but they would not get any closer.

Liam Jenkins (0-1) started and took the loss in 0.2 innings pitched. He allowed 6 runs, 5 earned, on 6 hits. Jenkins walked 1 and did not record a strikeout. Jose Oca followed with 3.1 innings of work. He allowed 1 earned run on 2 hits. Oca walked 1 and struck out 1. Jerson Ramirez then went 2.0 innings in relief. He allowed 1 earned run on 3 hits. Ramirez walked 1 and struck out 2. Tim Herrin pitched the final 2.0 innings of the game. He allowed 1 hit while striking out 1.

The Scrappers (7-5) and Spikes continue their series on Thursday night at Medlar Field. Matt Turner gets the start for Mahoning Valley. First pitch is set for 7:05. The Scrappers return home on Friday night to face the Batavia Muckdogs.

Scrappers look to bounce back against Spikes

The Scrappers look to bounce back in game 2 of the road series with the State College Spikes on Wednesday. Coverage begins with the O’Charley’s On Deck Show with the Voice of the Scrappers Tim Pozsgai at 6:40 p.m. Tune in all season long right here on ESPN 1570 AM and online at mvscrappers.com

Scrappers Drop Back And Forth Game In State College

(State College, PA) – The Mahoning Valley Scrappers and State College Spikes brought the big lumber to Medlar Field on Tuesday night. The two teams combined for 24 runs and 27 hits. Unfortunately for the Scrappers, the bullpen was unable to slow down the Spikes bats in the final few innings as State College score 10 runs over their final three at bats to pull away for a 13-9 win.

The Scrappers offense was paced early on by George Valeri. In the top of the first inning, Valeri opened the scoring with an RBI double. He added two more runs on a two run single in the top of the third inning. Valeri then capped his RBI total for the night with a three run homerun in the top of the fifth inning.

The Scrappers held a 6-3 lead when they turned the game over to the bullpen in the sixth inning. The Spikes bats would come alive at that point. State College would score a single run in the sixth inning before scoring three in the seventh and then breaking the game open with six runs in the bottom of the eighth inning.

Carlos Vargas started and took a no decision. He allowed 3 earned runs in 5.0 innings of work. Vargas walked 1 and struck out 2. Francis Cespedes followed with 1.1 innings of work. He allowed 3 earned runs on 1 hit. Cespedes walked 4 and struck out 1. Juan Paredes (1-1) took the loss in 0.2 innings of relief. Paredes allowed 6 earned runs on 5 hits. He walked 1 and did not record a strike out. Luis Sanchez went the final inning in relief. He allowed 1 earned run on 1 hit. Sanchez walked 2.

The Scrappers (7-4) and Spikes continue their series on Wednesday night at Medlar Field. Liam Jenkins gets the start for Mahoning Valley. First pitch is set for 7:05. The Scrappers return home on Friday night to face the Batavia Muckdogs.