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Game Preview: Rochester Red Wings look to bounce back from last night's loss against the Toledo Mud Hens
The Rochester Red Wings will look to bounce back from getting blanked last night against the Toledo Mud Hens.
Rochester, NY - The Rochester Red Wings will look to bounce back from getting blanked last night against the Toledo Mud Hens. RHP Patrick Murphy will get the ball for the Rochester Wings, making his third start of the season in game two of the series vs. Toledo.
Entering his 10th professional season, second with the Nationals organization after being claimed off waivers from Toronto on August 14, 2021, RHP Patrick Murphy was originally selected by Toronto in the third round of the 2013 Draft out of Hamilton High School (AZ).
Murphy was named Florida State League Most Valuable Pitcher in 2018. and made his first start since August 24, 2019, with Double-A New Hampshire on 8/1 versus Norfolk.
Murphy made his second start on August 23, 2022, in Indianapolis, working four hitless innings.
Last time out...
The Rochester Red Wings were shut out for the ninth time this season, falling to Toledo 3-0 in game one of a six-game series, which drops them to 55-69 on the season. The Rochester Red Wings are now 6-16 in series openers. RHP Tommy Romero got the nod, marking his first appearance in a Red Wings uniform.
The right-hander pitched 2.1 innings and allowed two runs on two hits while striking out three batters. The Rochester Red Wings picked up four hits in the contest, with one from LF Andrew Stevenson, 1B John Nogowski, C Tres Barrera, and RF Nick Banks, with Banks collecting the only extra-base hit of the night for Rochester.
Toledo Mud Hens (66-56) vs. Rochester Red Wings (55-69)
RHP Elvin Rodriguez (5-3, 4.58) vs. RHP Patrick Murphy (2-3, 4.85)
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - 1:05 p.m. ET | Home Game # 62 | Frontier Field - Rochester, NY
Radio: Fox Sports 1280/iHeartRadio TV: MiLB.tv