E-Twins oulast Johnson City in 14 innings

8:36 pm | August 17, 2013

“Christmas in August” was the theme for Friday’s game at Joe O’Brien Field as Elizabethton faced Johnson City in an Appalachian League game that had a playoff feel to it.
Elizabethton gave the home faithful its “belated” Christmas gift as second baseman Tanner Vavra reached on a bunt single in the bottom of the 14th inning and later scored the winning run on a wild pitch as the E-Twins (29-26) won their seventh straight with a 3-2 victory over the Cardinals (28-27).
Right hander Josh Burris (3-2) got the win with a shutout inning of relief as Vavra and leadoff man Zack Granite both took advantage of JC left handed reliever Ismael Brito (0-1) and his tendency to fall off the mound toward third base after delivering a pitch.

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