Pippins Outlast Corvallis in First Road Game, 5-3
In their first road game, the Yakima Valley Pippins scored early against the Corvallis Knights and rallied for a 5-3 win.An error helped Jake Roberts score the first of five runs as the Pippins took advantage of the Knights bullpen. Taylor Snyder hit an RBI double to give the Pippins a little bit of breathing room.
Pippins pitcher Reed Garrett, meantime, had another quality start after getting in the groove following the fourth inning. Garrett now has a 2-0 record and Eli Morgan picked up his first save.
Yakima Valley had five runs on five hits and one error, while Corvallis had three runs, six hits and two errors.
Andrew Wood will start for the Pippins in today’s game in Corvallis, which starts at 6:35 -- hear it on the Voice of the Yakima Valley Pippins, 1460 ESPN.
-- Jack Balzer, KUTI