Utica held an early 5-0 lead until Smith scored 5 runs in the 5th inning to knock out Utica starter Tom DeBernardis.  Smith then took a 6-5 lead into the bottom of the 7th only to have the game tied by a Justin Hall RBI single.  After a scoreless 8th both teams plated 2 runs in the 9th inning.  Smith scored the winning run in the 10th inning on a passed ball.

Gary McConnell had 3 hits and 2 RBI for Utica, while Mike Lackey added 2 hits and 2 RBI.  Time Abone paced Smith with 3 hits and 2 RBI, while Jeff Cooke added a hit and 2 RBI.

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10   R H E
 Smith 0 0 0  0 5 1 0 0 2 1   9 10 3
 Utica 0 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 2 0   8 13 3

 

WP – Derek Murphy

LP – Ismael Morelles

Utica (5-3, 11-9)

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