SwampDogs Comeback Falls Short

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The SwampDogs (21-13) dropped their first extra-innings game of the season to the Morehead City Marlins (14-18) by a final score of 5-4 in 10 innings.

Jayson Newman (Cal State Northridge) pitched valiantly in the 10th but a wild pitch snapped the Marlins 6 game losing streak as the right-hander fell to (1-1).

The SwampDogs return to the Swamp next Friday, July 7 for Hoe-Down Throw-Down presented by Agri Supply of Lumberton against the Edenton Steamers. The gates will open at 6 with first pitch at 7:05. For all your SwampDogs news and updates please visit GoSwampDogs.com and follow us on Twitter @GoSwampDogs. The SwampDogs season is presented by Fayetteville Kia.

The Coastal Plain League is the nation’s premier summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 21st season in 2017, the CPL features 15 teams playing in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The CPL has had over 1,400 alumni drafted and 98 of those – including 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young winner Justin Verlander – make their Major League debut; while another notable alum – Russell Wilson – won Super Bowl XLVIII. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at www.coastalplain.com and follow us via Twitter @CPLBaseball.