TROY – The Tri-City ValleyCats immediately responded to Empire State’s tying rally, coming away with a 4-2 win at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Frontier League action Saturday.
Up 2-0, the Greys tied it in the top of the sixth inning on Robbie Carling’s two-run homer.
In the bottom half of the inning, Denis Phipps singled in Pavin Parks for the go-ahead run. Later in the inning, Jesus Lujano also had an RBI single that scored Carson McCusker.
Tri-City scored two in the third inning. Brantley Bell’s RBI double scored Joe Campagna and sent Austin Elder to third. Pavin Parks then hit a sacrifice fly to right field to score Elder.
Austin Faith pitched six innings, struck out six and walked one to earn the win.
Empire State 000 002 000 – 2 4 0
Tri-City 002 002 00X – 4 7 1