The Florida Bombers: My Site News: Florida Bombers Defeat Team Miami in Walkoff Fashion to Capture Back to Back Regular Season Titles
Thursday, May 4
Florida Bombers Defeat Team Miami in Walkoff Fashion to Capture Back to Back Regular Season Titles
The Florida Bombers defeated Team Miami on a Eric Fernandez walk off RBI Single in the Bottom of the 6th Inning , to capture their second consecutive MYBA regular season title. Last season the Bombers finished the regular season with a record of (19-0), the Bombers came back strong this season to finish with a record of (16-2) . With the game tied in the top of the 6th inning Sammy Oliva came in to pitch in relief and stranded the bases loaded by Striking out the side . In the bottom of the 6th inning Georgie Lopez led off with a base hit up the middle , Lopez stole second and advanced to third on Tyler Duarte bunt single. Eric Fernandez then drove a pitch deep down the left field line scoring Lopez for the game winner. The Bombers got off to a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first as Eric Fernandez Doubled and Scored on Sammy Oliva RBI Single. Oliva then scored on a 2 base error by Team Miami. Team Miami tied the game 2-2 in the top of the 3rd inning , with the Bombers taking a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the 3rd Inning when Georgie Lopez scored on a wild pitch. Team Miami tied the game at 3 on a throwing error by the Bombers . Tofi Khabie pitched 4 Innings scattering 3 hits while strikingout 3. Andres Savade pitched the 5th inning striking out the side . Oliva then stranded the bases loaded in the top of the 6th allowing the Bombers to win the game via the walkoff and capture their second regualr season title . Now the Bombers will play the winner of Draft pick vs Latino Blue next Saturday at 2 P.M. as the Bombers begin their march in search of their First MYBA Championhip. The Bombers have placed 2nd twice before and 3rd twice hoping this is the season to finally break through .