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Sugar Land Skeeters fail to score; fall to Long Island Ducks 5-0

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The Long Island Ducks jumped out to an early 4-0 lead and held on down the stretch to down the Sugar Land Skeeters by the score of 5-0 on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Constellation Field.

The Houston area baseball fans that came out to the ball park on Memorial Day Weekend saw the Skeeters fall to 13-16 on the year.

The Ducks scored two runs in the first innings and two additional runs in the third innings to secure the win.

Sugar Land could manage only five hits without scoring a single run in the third game of their current four game series.

Skeeters catcher Travis Scott went 2-for-4 to raise his batting average to .307 for the season.

Staring pitcher Steve Hammond threw five complete innings, giving up four runs, three of them earned, on five hits for his fourth loss of the season.

Sugar Land could not seem to find a way to get around Ducks starting pitcher Shaun Garceau.

The 6-1 right handed pitcher from Royal Palm Beach, Florida went the distance for Long Island, giving up five hits, while striking out six and walking three for his third win of the season.

The final game of the Skeeters-Ducks series will be held on Monday, May 25, 2014 with a 2:05 p.m. first pitch,

The Memorial Day game will honor all active and retired military personnel with free admission to the game.

Following this current eight game home stand, the Skeeters will head east for a six day, seven game road trip against the Bridgeport Bluefish and the Lancaster Barnstormers.

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