BURLINGTON, N.C. — Johnson City fell flat against Burlington.
With little margin for error, each of the four teams in the hunt for a West Division playoff spot head east for an important late-season six-game road trip.
ELIZABETHTON — It was all about the pitchers Tuesday night at Northeast Community Credit Union Ballpark.
ELIZABETHTON — A dominant pitching performance by Andriu Marin set it up, and Parker Phillips teed off on it.
ELIZABETHTON — After beginning their first cuts with a pair of strikeouts, Elizabethton struck hard and heavy.
Mikey Filia led off the game with a triple for Burlington.
BURLINGTON, N.C. — Elizabethton scored six times in the first inning.
ELIZABETHTON — There wasn’t much for Elizabethton to be happy about Tuesday night at Northeast Community Credit Union Ballpark.
In danger of losing another game in the standings, the Johnson City Cardinals were in desperate need of a win coming into Monday’s series finale at TVA Credit Union Ballpark against the Danville Braves.
ELIZABETHTON — Johnson City has received two hard lessons on finishing — thanks to Ruben Santana and Elizabethton.
ELIZABETHTON — It seemed to be a story about Johnson City’s pitching, but Ruben Santana changed everything with one swing.