PULASKI, Va. – The Princeton Rays jumped off Pulaski starter Jhon Morban for five runs in the top 0f the second en route to a 7-1 win over the Yankees, ending their season.
The Rays, with the win, captured the best-of-three Appalachian League semifinal series before 1,462 fans at Calfee Park. They will face the Greenevile Astros in a best-of-three Appalachian Conference Championship Series.
It was an outstanding first season with Pulaski as the Yankees’ Appalachian Conference affiliate. Under manager Tony Franklin, the franchise led the league in attendance and was the regular-season Appalachian East champion. Another talented group is certain to continue this new tradition on 2016.