Scrappers split with Auburn to end season
Mahoning Valley ended with a 40-36 record.
AUBURN, N.Y. -- The Mahoning Valley Scrappers closed out the regular season Thursday with a doubleheader split against the Auburn Doubledays.
The Scrappers won the opener, 2-0, behind Josh Tomlin's six shutout innings. He improved to 8-2 on the year.
Neal Wagner struck out the side in the seventh for his 17th save.
Cirillo Cumberbatch provided all the offense, with his 3rd home run of the year in the second inning.
Auburn dominated the nightcap, scoring three times in the second and fifth innings en route to a 6-0 victory.
Luis Valdez allowed six runs over 42/3 innings for the Scrappers. His record fell to 7-5.
Mahoning Valley was held to two infield hits, by Evandy De Leon and Joshua Roberts.
The Scrappers finished the regular season with a 40-36 record, while Auburn won the Pinckney Division championship with a 42-32 record.
Davis 2b3000Emanuele cf1000
Lytle 1b3000Scobee rf2010
Rodriguez ss2000Caldrne rf-cf3000
McBride c3000Campbell 2b2000
Realini 3b3110Fernandez 2b0000
Cmbrbtch rf2112Liuzza c3000
Montero lf3010Zeskind lf3010
Lacy dh2000Hopkins 1b3000
Thomas cf2000Barron 3b3000
E--Montero (1). LOB--Scrappers 2, Auburn 4. 2B--Realini (13). HR--Cumberbatch (3). SB--Cumberbatch (5). CS--Thomas (1).
Tomlin W, 8-2620012
Wagner S, 17100003
Aguirre L, 3-4232211
WP--Tomlin. Umpires--Home, Jon Saphire; First, Patrick Barbour. T--1:43.
HOW THEY SCORED
Scrappers 2nd--Realini doubled to center field. Cumberbatch homered to left field, Realini scored. Montero singled on a bunt to first base. Lacy popped out (P-3). Thomas grounded into force out (6-4), Montero out at 2nd. Thomas caught stealing 2nd base (2-4). 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB
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Realini 3b3000Baksh lf3131
Rodriguez ss3000Campbell 2b2010
McBride dh3000Diaz ss0000
Douglas cf3000Liuzza dh2000
Cmbrbtch rf2000Cldrne pr-dh0100
De Leon lf2010Scobee rf2100
Roberts 1b2010Lane 1b3110
Edmundson c2000Jeroloman c3121
E--Roberts 2 (7), Realini (6). DP--Scrappers 2. LOB--Scrappers 2, Auburn 4. 2B--Baksh 2 (11),Jeroloman (10). S--Diaz.
Valdez L, 7-54 2-386413
Lowe W, 4-2100001
Umpires--Home, Patrick Barbour; First, Jon Saphire. T--1:33. A--2,672.
HOW THEY SCORED
Auburn 2nd -- Scobee hit by pitch. Lane singled to right field, Scobee to 2nd. Jeroloman doubled to right field, Scobee scored, Lane to 3rd. Sweppenhiser singled to center field, Lane scored, Jeroloman to 3rd. Fernandez grounded into double play (5-4-3), Jeroloman scored. Emanuele struck out. 3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, LOB
Auburn 5th -- Emanuele singled to second base. Emanuele to 2nd on error (E-3) on pickoff attempt. Baksh doubled to right field, Emanuele scored. Diaz out on a sacrifice bunt (1-3), Baksh to 3rd. Liuzza walked. Baksh scored on wild pitch, Liuzza to second. Calderone replaces Liuzza. Scobee grounded out (5-3), Calderone scored on throwing error (E-3). Pitching change: Meyer replaced Valdez. Lane struck out. 3 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 0 LOB