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Athens knotted the game up at five in the top of the sixth inning, when an error scored one run for Athens.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Javier Baez homered in the first inning, Kris Bryant and Albert Almora Jr.
In the first inning, Pakistan got their offense started when Jawad Ali singled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.
This year's May marathon also provided lots of drama, as the Mets scored a run in the top of the 18th, but the Brewers claimed a 4-3 win when Ryan Braun stroked a two-run single in the bottom half of the inning. You're correct about a longer game in their history, as the Brewers, then in the American League, went 25 innings against the Chicago White Sox at Comiskey Park almost exactly 35 years earlier--on May 8, 1984.
"We are eager to see the extra inning tie-breaker rule implemented during the 2019 Atlantic League season," said League President Rick White in a prepared statement.
"The Sevy one, after the third inning is the one I look back on that I should've had him out of there because I sensed that he wasn't on top of his game," Boone told reporters at a press conference Friday afternoon.
The Dodgers couldn't have asked for a better start in this one, as Ryu struck out the side in the top of the first inning.
Yasiel Puig hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the seventh inning on Saturday for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who continued their historic two-month run by coming back to defeat the New York Mets 7-4 at Citi Field during the Major League Baseball.
Eugene scored three runs in the first inning of the opener on two home runs against Charlie Furbush, the Seattle Mariners' pitcher on a rehab assignment with the AquaSox.
GAME ON: San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain pitches the ball against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning at AT&T Park on Saturday.
The Sharks jumped on Worcester starter Charlie Butler early, scoring three runs in the first inning and one in the second.
The first inning was uneventful: Wilson, with Hal King as his catcher, set down Al Weis, Ken Boswell, and Tommie Agee in order.