Augusta GreenJackets win 10th in a row

Augusta GreenJackets 6, Rome Braves 3 (12 innings)

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In Rome, Ga., the Augusta GreenJackets scored three times in the 12th inning to beat the Rome Braves 6-3 on Tuesday night for their 10th consecutive victory.

Mitchell Delfino, Joseph Rapp and Charles Jones had RBI singles in the 12th inning for Augusta, now 25-18.

Steven Okert (2-2) pitched scoreless innings in the 11th and 12th to pick up the victory.

Augusta starter Kendry Flores took a 3-1 lead into the ninth inning, but gave up a two-run homer to Eric Garcia that tied it up. Stephen Johnson came on to get the final two outs of the inning.

Augusta remains a half-game behind Lexington in the South Atlantic League’s southern division. Lexington beat Asheville 4-3 on Tuesday night.

 
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