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Game Preview: Rehabbing LHP MacKenzie Gore gets the nod for tonight's game, as the Red Wings face the Buffalo Bisons
Rochester Red Wings look to bounce back after a heartbreaking loss last night against the Buffalo Bisons. Rehabbing LHP MacKenzie Gore gets the start tonight.
Buffalo, NY- The Rochester Red Wings look to bounce back after a heartbreaking loss last night against the Buffalo Bisons. Rehabbing LHP MacKenzie Gore gets the nod for tonight's game, making his third start for the Red Wings in game two against Buffalo.
The Rochester Red Wings fell to Buffalo in game one of a six-game set, losing 3-2 in extra innings and dropping to 8-17 in series openers.
LF Nick Banks hit his 10th home run of the season with a ninth-inning solo shot which gave the Red Wings a 2-1 lead before Buffalo 1B LJ Talley tied it up with a home run of his own in the ninth off of RHP Connor Sadzeck.
Second baseman Jake Alu finished with the Wings' lone multi-hit performance, going 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI...Alu extended his hit streak to eight games and recorded multiple knocks in five contests.
Nick Banks launched a 9th-inning go-ahead home run last night to send the game into extras. Last night's home run marked Banks' second go-ahead home run of the year and his 4th go-ahead RBI. The lefty's oppo home run marked his third in September which is the most in a single month this season. Of Banks' 10 homers, seven have come on the road, and seven have come off right-handed pitchers. Entering Tuesday, the Wings were 7-2 in games where Banks goes yard, and with the loss, the Red Wings moved to 7-3 in such games.
RHP Joan Adon pitched five innings, allowing one run on two hits and three walks while striking out one batter...over his last four starts, Adon has pitched to a 1.77 ERA (4 ER/20.1 IP), bringing his season ERA down to 4.34 (18 ER/37.1 IP).
Rochester Red Wings (64-78) vs. Buffalo Bisons (73-67)
LHP MacKenzie Gore (ML-Rehab) vs. RHP Casey Lawrence (9-4, 2.60)
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 – 6:05p.m. ET – Sahlen Field– Buffalo, NY
Radio: Fox Sports 1280/iHeartRadio TV: MiLB.tv