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Yankees Edge Reds in EPELL 13-15 Baseball

The Yankees outlasted the Reds, 6-5, Friday night at the D.C. Canegata Ball Park in Elmo Plaskett East Little League 13-15 Baseball action. The Yankees came back from an early 3-0 deficit to pull out the victory.

After the Yankees failed to score in the top of the first inning, the Reds rallied for three runs in the bottom of the inning on RBI singles by Ray Santiago and Enrique Estefan, and a pass ball to take the early lead.

The Yankees got on the board in the top of the second with two runs on a two-run double off the bat of Everson Mathew to trail 3-2. The Reds, however, were equal to the task as they also came up with two runs in their half of the inning to push the lead back to three at 5-2. Luis Pula’s two-run triple accounted for the Reds scoring in the inning, however his team would not score again.

Meanwhile, after a scoreless third inning, the Yankees rallied for four runs in the top of the fourth to take the lead for good at 6-5 as neither team would score the rest of the way.

Diondre Simmonds went the distance and picked up the victory on the mound for the Yankees, while Pedro Gonzalez got the loss. Top batter for the Yankees was Mathews, 1 for 2 with two RBIs. For the Reds Pula was 2 for 3 with two RBIs, Rodriguez, 1 for 1 with one RBI, and Estefan was 1 for 2 with one RBI.

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