Spring Training Game Two Recap

The Ducks and Bluefish wrapped up their home-and-home exhibition series today at Bethpage Ballpark, as the Ducks hosted their first home spring training game of the year. With bright sunshine overhead and Ducks fans from all over Long Island enjoying the Fan Fest activities at the Duck Pond, you could not have asked for a better day for baseball. Unfortunately for the Faithful Flock,  the Bluefish spoiled the party with a 9-4 win over Long Island to take both games of the series.

Some stat lines that stood out from today’s game for the Ducks:

-Joash Brodin: 2-for-5, R

-Fehlandt Lentini: 1-for-4, 2B, RBI

-Keith Castillo: 1-for-2, RBI

-Fernando Hernandez: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K

Here are some postgame interviews from today’s game with manager Kevin Baez and outfielder Jon Myers, who actually played third base off the bench today:

Finally, here are some photos from today’s Fan Fest and spring training game:









The Ducks will have Sunday off before returning to action on Monday for the first of two exhibition games against the semi-pro Long Island Black Sox. The games on Monday and Tuesday will both begin at 1:05 p.m. Admission to the games is free for season ticket holders while a $5 donation to the QuackerJack Foundation will apply to the general public. We’ll see you at the ballpark!


Posted on April 19, 2014, in Game Recaps and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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