New York Bucks player John Tierney Jr. takes some time out of his practice on the Petrova Avenue field in Saranac Lake to help local youngster Cooper Woodruff work on his swing. (Photo provided) SARANAC LAKE — After posting a 1-3 record on its most recent road trip, the Saranac Lake Surge baseball team will be back at home Tuesday to kick off another four-game series at the Petrova Avenue diamond. The Surge, which competes in six-team Empire Professional Baseball League, will play its second series at home when it faces the Puerto Rico Islanders. Saranac Lake has played three series on the road and one at home so far while compiling a 9-12 record. The Surge last played at the New Hampshire Wild during a four-game run that began Thursday and ended Sunday. After losing its first three games to the Wild by 9-0, 7-2 and 5-4 scores, the Surge broke through in the final matchup, winning 7-2. Against the Islanders, Saranac Lake hopes to be as successful as it was when it last played at home, taking five of six games from the Road City Explorers. The Surge are currently in second place in the EPBL’s North Country Division. The Plattsburgh Thunderbirds lead the division with a 12-4 mark ...