Over 7,000 fans watched as the Lancaster Barnstormers beat the Sugar Land Skeeters last night, 5-3, to regain the lead in the division. The Barnstormers, now 22-14, have taken back the lead in the Freedom Division since the York Revolution, now 21-15, fell last night. The Somerset Patriots hold the lead in the Liberty Division.
Sugar Land got on the board first with a single in the third. Lancaster added four runs that inning to take the lead. Sugar Land added two more in the sixth and the Barnstormers added another in the eighth. The win came in front of the largest home crowd so far this season. Click here for a game recap.
The two teams face each other again this afternoon in the final game of the series. Shunsuke Watanabe is expected to take the mound first this afternoon for the Barnstormers. Clint Everts will start for the Skeeters. Both are right handers.
Today’s game is at 1 p.m., following the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes. It is also Cylo’s birthday.
On Monday, the Barnstormers take on the Long Island Ducks at Long Island. Monday begins a four game series. On Friday the Camden Riversharks come to Lancaster for a four game series.
For tickets, go to www.lancasterbarnstormers.com or visit the Box Office. Readers unable to attend can listen to the game on 1390AM or 1600AM. The iHeart Radio app will also provide the game on your cellphone.