LINCOLN – The Goldeyes held off the Saltdogs in the late innings to emerge victorious 7-6 in an exhibition game at Haymarket Park Saturday afternoon.
***Sunday’s exhibition game against Kansas City has been canceled due to incoming weather***
Winnipeg scored three runs in the second inning to take an early 4-2 lead. The ‘Dogs then rallied back to tie the game at 6-6 with a three-run rally in the sixth inning.
The Goldeyes tallied the deciding run on a Nate Blackwood sacrifice fly in the top of the seventh.
The Saltdogs are now 3-2 in exhibition play, and will host Sioux City in a pre-season game Tuesday at 6:05 p.m. Mothers, and fans wearing an “I Voted” sticker will get in for free.
Saltdogs’ hitting lines:
Trevor Martin, 2b: 3-5, RBI, 2 R
Chad Mozingo, rf: 2-3, 3B, RBI, 2 R, 2 BB
Jon Gaston, cf: 1-4, 2B, BB
Ian Gac, 1b: 1-5, 2 RBI
Kevin Howard, 3b: 2-4, BB
Brian Joynt, dh: 0-4
Matt Forgatch, lf: 1-4, R
Eddie Young, ss: 2-4, 2B, R, SB
Chris Anderson, c: 0-4
Saltdogs’ pitching lines:
Justin Kuks, rhp: 3 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, 0 BB, 6 K
Eric Brooks, rhp: 3 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
T.J. Bozeman, rhp: IP, 2 H, ER, BB, K, Loss
Trey Barham, lhp: IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Mike Click, rhp: IP, H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K
The Saltdogs open up the 2014 on May 15 at Kansas City. The home opener is set for May 23 at 7:05 p.m. against Winnipeg. To get your Saltdogs Pick 5 ticket plan for just $45 today, call 402-474-2255 or visit www.saltdogs.com.