Rodriguez leads Crosscutters over Scrappers


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Edwin Rodriguez carried the Williamsport Crosscutters to a 4-1 win over the Mahoning Valley Scrappers on Monday night at Eastwood Field.

Rodriguez gave the Crosscutters a 3-1 lead with a two-run triple in the eighth inning off Scrappers reliever Adoni Kery. Jesus Henriquez hit a sacrifice fly later in the inning for an insurance run.

Williamsport took a 1-0 lead in the first on Rodriguez’s double to left field, scoring Madison Stokes.

Henry Pujols tied the game at 1 with his third home run of the season in the third.

Kery allowed three runs on three hits and a walk in three innings. He struck out two.

Scrappers starter Zach Draper allowed one run on five hits and a walk while striking our three in six innings.

The Scrappers and Crosscutters will play the second game of their three-game series today. First pitch is 7:05 p.m.

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