Posted by Wally Murphy at 7:22 AM
The final game of the 4 game series between the Rome Braves and the Savannah Sand Gnats was played Wednesday evening at Grayson Stadium before 1,970 fans. With the 6-2 win, the Gnats evened the series at 2-2.
Rome scored their 2 runs in the 5th when lfJake Hanson hit a 2 run home run to left center field.
Gnats scored three runs in the 2nd: cJuan Torres and dhJet Butler singled. Torres scored on a single by2b Alonso Harris. A double by ssWilfredo Tovar scored Butler and Harris. Savannah scored single runs in the5th, 6th, and 7th.
For the game, Savannah banged out 12 hits: Butler, who entered the game batting .400, went 2-for-4, scored 2 runs, and increased his batting average to.444. Marte was 2-for-4 with a double and 2 RBI'S. cTorres was 2-for 4. A. Harris was 2-for-4 with 2 RBI's and a double.
Sand Gnat starting pitcher, Darin Gorski with the win is now (3-4). He went 5 innings, gave up 2 runs on 8hits, and struck out four. Gabriel Zavala did not allow a hit or run in his 3 innings pitched and he struck out five. Michael Powers recorded three outs in the 9th.