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Appalachian League games preview - June 3

June 3, 2022

Bristol State Liners (0-0) @ Princeton WhistlePigs (0-0) Game 1: 5 p.m./Game 2 to follow The State Liners and WhistlePigs were suspended with the game tied at one in the top of the sixth inning Thursday night. The two teams will resume the first game at 5 p.m. Friday. A

Bristol State Liners (0-0) @ Princeton WhistlePigs (0-0) Game 1: 5 p.m./Game 2 to follow

The State Liners and WhistlePigs were suspended with the game tied at one in the top of the sixth inning Thursday night. The two teams will resume the first game at 5 p.m. Friday. A 9-inning game will follow.

Game Two Starting Pitching Matchup- Jeffrey Gonzalez (Indian River) vs. Luke Delongchamp (Boston College)

Watch Live: https://www.appyleague.com/live-streams

Greeneville Flyboys (0-1) @ Kingsport Axmen (1-0) - 7 p.m.

The Axmen beat the Flyboys on Thursday night, 10-9. Aaron Casillas (CSU Bakersfield) hit a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth to give the Axmen their first win. Casillas finished 2-for-5 with three RBI. For the Flyboys, Riley Taylor (Oklahoma State) struck out five over 4.0 scoreless innings, he allowed just two hits. Beau Ankeney (Grand Canyon) and Shemar Dalton (NC A&T) both hit solo home runs for Greeneville in the loss.

Starting Pitching Matchup- Jack Libero Jr (RCSJ - Cumberland) vs. Thomas Meyer (Northern Illinois)

Watch Live: https://www.appyleague.com/live-streams

Elizabethton River Riders (1-0) @ Johnson City Doughboys (0-1) - 7 p.m.

The River Riders beat the Doughboys, 11-9, Thursday night. Owen Carapellotti (Georgetown) went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run and three runs scored, he also walked twice. Jayden Melendez (Florida International) went 3-for-5 with a double, RBI and run scored in the loss.

Starting Pitching Matchup- Trevor Callahan (Morehead State) vs. Nathan Hickman (East Tennessee State)

Watch Live: https://www.appyleague.com/live-streams

Bluefield Ridge Runners (0-1) @ Danville Otterbots (1-0) - 7 p.m.

The Otterbots scored four runs in the first inning and never looked back in their 9-6 win over the Ridge Runners. Jevin Relaford (Santa Fe College) went 2-for-5 with an RBI, two runs scored and three stolen bases for Danville. For Bluefield, Jackson Feltner (Morehead State) and Joshua Heath (West Virginia) both drove in two runs.

Friday Starting Pitching Matchup- Henry Litman (Washington and Jefferson) vs. Eli Thurmond (SCF, Manatee-Sarasota)

Watch Live: https://www.appyleague.com/live-streams

Burlington Sock Puppets (1-0) @ Pulaski River Turtles (0-1) - 7 p.m.

The Sock Puppets scored three runs in the top of the ninth to defeat the River Turtles on Thursday night. Austin St. Laurent’s (Appalachian State) game-winning RBI double was the difference. Mason Ruh (Northern Illinois) did not allow a run over 3.0 innings of relief for Burlington, he allowed two hits and walked one. For Pulaski, Hunter Hargett (San Diego State) struck out three over three scoreless relief innings, he allowed one hit and walked one.

Starting Pitching Matchup- Justin Honeycutt (UNC Asheville) vs. Hayden Ridenhour (Queen’s University of Charlotte)

Watch Live: https://www.appyleague.com/live-streams