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Concepcion’s single leads Rome to 2-1 win over Kannapolis

Anthony Concepcion hit a run-scoring single in the eighth inning to give the Rome Braves a 2-1 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators on Tuesday. Derian Cruz scored on the play after he led off the inning with a single and advanced to third on a single by Cristian Pache.

Anthony Concepcion hit a run-scoring single in the eighth inning to give the Rome Braves a 2-1 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators on Tuesday.

Derian Cruz scored on the play after he led off the inning with a single and advanced to third on a single by Cristian Pache.

Thomas Burrows struck Antonio Rodriguez out with a runner on third to end the game for his first save of the season.

In the top of the third, Rome grabbed the lead on a triple by Pache that scored Marcus Mooney. Kannapolis answered in the sixth inning when Jameson Fisher hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Grant Massey.

Oriel L Caicedo (1-0) got the win in relief while Danny Dopico (0-2) took the loss in the South Atlantic League game.

Fisher singled twice, also stealing a base for the Intimidators.

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