Bananas walk off Bacon for season opening win

Team hosts 61st consecutive sellout at Grayson Stadium.

Bananas walk off Bacon for season opening win
The Bananas' 2019 season opener was the franchise's 61st consecutive sellout. (Source: WTOC)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - A pair of errors on one play helped the Savannah Bananas move to 1-0 on the season, as they walked off the arch rival Macon Bacon Thursday.

An overthrown ball from third to first allowed the winning run to score Thursday night and send the fans home happy.

Starting pitcher Jordan Merritt struck out six Bacon batters over five innings. The Bananas host Lexington Friday night.

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