JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – This week’s interleague matchups have produced some interesting ballgames in the Appalachian League, especially in Johnson City with the series between the Doughboys and Burlington Sock Puppets.
A late comeback by the Sock Puppets on Thursday forced it to extra innings, and the game would eventually end in a 10-10 tie after 11 innings of play. Another comeback by the Sock Puppets would ensue on Friday, and it was a full comeback with seven runs in the final three innings to grab a 9-8 victory.
In Greeneville, the Flyboys struggled in their series against the Bluefield Ridge Runners, losing 6-4 on Thursday and dropping another contest on Friday, 6-1. Despite the home sweep, the Flyboys still hold the top spot in the West division.
Kingsport picked up a 10-8 win over Pulaski and Bristol grabbed a 4-2 win against Danville, both games on the road. Elizabethton swept Princeton, getting the 9-6 victory on Friday.
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