The Greenville Drive (24-20) coming off a strong victory by Isaac Coffey Friday night in a 6-2 win over the Rome Braves (21-23) was looking for the series win in Georgia with the threat of bad weather around the game was able to play out.
Round Six in Rome!
How the boys are rolling out tonight👇 pic.twitter.com/q8SZ2R1Ukg
— Greenville Drive (@GreenvilleDrive) May 27, 2023
The Drive had great pitching and defense, with a score in the fourth and two runs in the 8th inning, they was able to hold Rome to one run and win the game 3-1. Wikelman Gonzales got 12 K’s making him the third starting pitcher for Greenville with double digit strike outs this week. The pitching staff as a whole has been giving great starts and closing over the last few weeks and seems to be gaining ground for Coach Iggy. The Drive return home Tuesday for a 6-game set vs. Hickory, make sure to get your tickets now! The Drive close out their series with Rome Sunday afternoon.
FINAL: Drive 3, Braves 1
It was Wikelman's turn tonight as he's the third Drive starter to pick up double-digit strikeouts this week!
12 Ks 🔥 pic.twitter.com/KDdGKZaQkz
— Greenville Drive (@GreenvilleDrive) May 28, 2023