BRYAN, TX -- The Brazos Valley Bombers closed out their home stand tonight against the Victoria Generals. Both of the teams played hard, but a late rally was not enough as the Bombers fell 3-2. The Bombers will now head to Alexandria for two games to close out June.
As for the offense, hits were hard to come by tonight. On the evening, the Bombers only managed four hits. Their lone runs came in the fourth inning on a home run by first baseman James Wharton. Left fielder Brandon Wood hit a single and was the man on first for the Bombers. Wharton then followed with his two run homer. One the evening Wood was 2-3 at the plate with a run scored.
The story line of the game was the pitching by both clubs. The Bombers fought for as long as they could, but in the end came up on the losing side. College Station native, Brannon Easterling started on the mound for the Bombers. He pitched seven innings while giving up four hits and striking out seven Generals. Nathan Sorenson and Nick Johnson came in to pitch the final two innings with Sorenson recording a strikeout. The defense had some minor struggles but managed to keep the game close.
The Bombers series in Alexandria starts tomorrow with a 7:05 game at Bringhurst Field. The series will conclude on Saturday. The Bombers will then head home for the first Sundae Funday of the season when they take on the East Texas Pump Jacks. The game will feature $1 Sundaes & Baseball Bingo brought to you by Brazos Bingo! The game will also be Bye Bye Big 12 Night, as the Aggies officially become a part of the SEC! The Bombers will also be at home on Monday against the McKinney Marshals. The game is Monday Feast with .50 cent Hot Dogs, Peanuts and Popcorn courtesy of FedStar Credit Union! The game is also America’s Favorite Pastime! For all the latest Bombers news or to order your tickets visit bvbombers.com or call (979)779-PLAY!