Ray Hamill/HumboldtSports.com – Crabs pitcher Bryce Short in action on Tuesday night.

Seals Baseball scored four runs in the top of the fifth inning on the way to a 6-2 win over the Humboldt Crabs at the Arcata Ball Park on Tuesday night.

With the loss, the Crabs fell to 3-6 on the season and 1-6 at home.

The Crabs scored twice in the bottom of the sixth to pull within three, but the visitors answered immediately with an insurance run in the top of the seventh and held on after that.

Kokko Figueiredo and Damian Henderson each had two hits in the loss, including a home run by Henderson, his second in a week.

Tyler Condie pitched four innings and took the loss, giving up four earned runs on five hits and four walks, while striking out four.

Bryce Short gave up one unearned run on two hits in relief, striking out five in five strong innings.

The two clubs conclude a two-game series at the Arcata Ball Park on Wednesday night at 7 p.m.


Ray Hamill writes at humboldtsports.com, where you can read lots more about sports in Humboldt County.