Lexington Legends – Hagerstown wins 5-4 on Corredor’s walk-off hit

Aldrem Corredor’s single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Blake Perkins from second base with the winning run as the Hagerstown Suns took a 5-4 victory over the Lexington Legends Friday night in Hagerstown.

                The Suns took the early lead on a three-run homer by Nick Banks in the bottom of the first inning, but the Legends matched that when Meibrys Viloria connected for a three-run shot in the top of the fourth.

                Oliver Ortiz led off the bottom of the fourth with a homer, giving the Suns a 4-3 lead. 

                The Legends tied the game in the fifth.  Michael Gigliotti reached first on an error by Corredor at first base.     After Vance Vizcaino struck out, Khalil Lee was hit by a pitch.  A double steal put the runners at second and third, and a walk to Emmanuel Rivera loaded the bases.   Gigliotti scored the tying run on a passed ball.

                The score remained 4-4 until the bottom of the ninth.  With one out, Perkins hit a pop fly double to left field.  After Carter Kieboom was intentionally walked, Corredor singled to center, and Perkins came home with the game winner.

                Sam Held (2-4), who entered the game in the top of the ninth, got the win.  Reliever Garrett Davila (8-8) was the losing pitcher.  He shut out the Suns through the sixth, seventh and eighth innings and did not allow a hit until Hagerstown rallied in the ninth.

                Game two of the four-game series will be played Saturday night.  First pitch is set for 6:05 p.m.

Attendance 760

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