Flying Tigers Play Small Ball to Defeat the Yankees 4-2


Dixon Machado
May 9, 2012

On Saturday night, the Lakeland Flying Tigers hit-and-clawed to a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Yankees. Wade Gaynor’s double drove in two runs in the top of the second. In the 5th, Tyler Collins’ double scored Dixon Machado while Nick Castellanos reached home on a wild pitch. The Yankees were able to scratch out a run in the 2nd and 3rd. Alex Burgos (2-4) struck-out five and walked five more on his way to the win for the Flying Tigers. With two hits in five at-bats Nick Castellanos is now hitting .402 for the season.