The Bucks had their hands full on Friday before finally tying the game in the bottom of the seventh inning on a wild pitch with Chris Ortiz at the plate that scored Nick DeFebo from third. The Bucks improved their record to 6-2 with the 11-8 win over Scranton.


The Bucks had their hands full on Friday before finally tying the game in the bottom of the seventh inning on a wild pitch with Chris Ortiz at the plate that scored Nick DeFebo from third. The Bucks improved their record to 6-2 with the 11-8 win over Scranton.

Catcher Ortiz went 3-3 for the game with one RBI, a double and a walk. Kevin Hendrickson collected two hits going 2-4 with the go-ahead hit that scored the game winning two RBI’s. Nick and Joe DeFebo combined for four runs on the day with Joe leading off the first inning with a triple. Michael Keane crossed home plate three times in his role as the speed up runner.

Ryan Loughran pitched four innings, giving up five runs, only two of which were earned. Loughran recorded four strikeouts and walked four batters on six hits. Tim Silsby came into the game and pitched 1 1/3 innings, walking only one batter and conceding zero hits. Silsby was also credited with the win, giving him his second of the season. Cody McCuen picked up the save for the Buckhorns.