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Fishers lose on walk-off walk

Staff report
April 25. 2018 10:59PM

Matt Oberste walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the host Binghamton Rumble Ponies a 5-4 victory over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Wednesday night.

The Ponies’ rally against Zach Jackson (1-1) began when Champ Stuart doubled to lead off the ninth. After a one-out wild pitch advanced Stuart to third, Jeff McNeil lined out for the second out. Jackson then intentionally walked two batters to load the bases before walking Oberste on a 3-2 pitch.

The Fisher Cats scored two runs in the top of the ninth to tie the game. Patrick Cantwell slugged a solo homer, and singles by Jonathan Davis and Bo Bichette put runners on the corners for Vladimir Guerrero Jr., who hit a sacrifice fly. Guerrero finished with three hits and three runs batted in.

Tim Tebow went 1-for-3 for Binghamton.

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