by Conno Newcomb
HANOVER, Md. – After a heart-breaking extra inning loss to the Alexandria Aces Wednesday night, the Baltimore Dodgers will look to get back to winning ways on the road against the Loudon Riverdogs.
The Riverdogs opened their season Wednesday night against the Herndon Braves, falling 6-4. Loudon used a three-run sixth inning to take a 4-2 lead, but couldn’t stay on top. The Braves scored one run in the sixth and then three in the eighth to secure the comeback victory with the help of four Riverdogs errors.
Despite the loss, designated hitter Caleb Beatty (Pitt CC) and left fielder Patrick Jackowski (Old Dominion) both had a productive day at the plate and will the hitters to watch out for against the Dodgers. Beatty went 2-for-3 and worked a pair of walks while Jackowski gave his team the lead with a three-run home run in the sixth.
Dodgers left-hander Kacey Gast (Southeastern) will have to deal with the Loudon lineup Thursday night, looking to build...