Waldorf, MD Sept, 12 —Reggie Abercrombie played in both the American Association and the Canadian-American Association before making his Blue Crabs debut here tonight. Reggie did not disappoint as he went 3-6, and drove in two runs including the game winner in the bottom of the twelve inning to send the Blue Crabs home victorious 5-4.
Southern Maryland tied the game and took the lead in the bottom of the second. With the Bases loaded both Antone DeJesus and Fred Lewis drew walks to to score both Bryant Nelson, and Casey Frawley. The Blue Crabs added another run in the bottom of the third on a Bryant Nelson RBI Ground out.
RHP Jon Leicester got the start on the hill for Southern Maryland pitching six innings, allowing three runs on seven hits, and not factoring in the decision. In the top of the fifth York tied the game with an Eric Patterson double, and Casey Frawley error at short.
The pitching staff for York held Southern Maryland scoreless for eight straight innings. LHP Rommie Lewis went seven innings, striking out eight men, while the bullpen combination of Vaughn, Paredes, Judy, and, Schreurs struck out a combined five hitters, and working 3.2 scoreless innings.
WP: T. Barham (1-2)
LP: S. Penney (4-5)