A key late-game hit and solid pitching helped Kingsport keep its winning streak alive Sunday.
Brett Baty smashed a pitch over the left-field wall in the bottom of the seventh inning to spark the K-Mets to an 8-4 Appalachian League win Saturday at Hunter Wright Stadium.
The K-Mets scored six runs in the fifth inning and added three more in the seventh to escape with a 9-8 Appalachian League win over the Princeton Rays at Hunter Wright Stadium.
KINGSPORT — Thursday’s Appalachian League contest at Hunter Wright Stadium was all about the hits.
For the first time in about a dozen games, Kingsport looked solid in all aspects of the game. The K-Mets pounded out 12 hits, including two home runs.
The prep football season begins a week later this year in Southwest Virginia. The move to start the season on the weekend of Aug. 30 brings the VHSL regular season back to an 11-week period instead of covering a 12-week span that it recently had.
The Bristol Pirates scored in the opening frame and never trailed on the way to a 7-4 Appalachian League win over the Kingsport Mets at Hunter Wright Stadium.
The Kingsport Mets scored three runs on four hits and two Bristol errors — along with a third-strike swinging wild pitch — in the bottom of the ninth to take a 4-3 victory over the Pirates on Tuesday night at Hunter Wright Stadium.
The Bristol Pirates scored two runs in the top of the 11th to take a 6-4 Appalachian League win over the Kingsport Mets on Monday at Hunter Wright Stadium.
The Kingsport Mets had 13 hits — giving them 34 during a three-game winning streak — and beat the Elizabethton Twins 5-1 on Saturday night to secure the series win.