Cecchini’s single leads Binghamton over Portland in 8 innings

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Gavin Cecchini hit an RBI single in the top of the eighth inning to lead the Binghamton Rumble Ponies to a 3-2 win over the Portland Sea Dogs in the first game of a doubleheader on Thursday.

Sam Haggerty scored the go-ahead run on the single after he started the inning on second.

Eric Hanhold (2-0) got the win with 2 1/3 innings of scoreless relief while Adam Lau (1-3) took the loss in the Eastern League game.