PULASKI, Va – Third baseman Allen Velerio homered in the seventh innings to help lift the Pulaski Yankees (22-15) over the Kingsport Mets (18-18) 4-2 in Appalachian League play before 1,547 fans at Calfee Park Thursday night.
Eight players each had one hit for the Yankees, who retained their hold on first place in the Appalachian Conference East. Right-hander Jhon Morban notched his first win after four losses.
The Yankees will travel to Princeton, W.Va., to open a three-game weekend series with the Rays Friday night, The remaining two games of the series will be played at Calfee Park.
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