Posted by Wally Murphy at 6:46 AM
The second game of the four game series between the Augusta GreenJackets and the Savannah Sand Gnats was played Friday evening at Grayson Stadium in front of 1,753 fans. It was the worst defeat of the year for Savannah as Augusta scored 15 runs on 20 hits.
The GreenJackets exploded for 7 runs in the 1st on 2BB, 4 hits, a fielding error by the third baseman, and 2 sacrifice flies. They added two more runs in the 2nd on a two run home run to deep left-center field by cTommy Joseph.
Savannah scored one run in the 3rd when cDock Doyle singled and later scored on a ground out. Cesar Puello led off the 6th inning with a triple-he scored on a double steal when Jet Butler stole second. Puello went 1-for-2 and stole his 39th and 40th base of the year. Doyle was 1-for-3 with a run scored.
Savannah Sand Gnat starting pitcher, Collin McHugh, pitched 1 2/3 innings giving up 9 runs on 7 hits and walked two. McHugh is now 3-7 for the year.