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Game Preview: Rochester Red Wings look to end their 19-game losing streak this afternoon
Game preview as the Rochester Red Wings look to end their 19-game losing streak this afternoon, Thursday, August 11, 2022.
Rochester, NY - RHP Patrick Murphy will toe the rubber for the Rochester Red Wings, making his first start since 8/24/2019, when he got the nod with Double-A New Hampshire against Binghamton.
In 2019, his last season as a starting pitcher, the righty made 18 starts, pitching to a 4.71 ERA across 84.0 innings (44 ER) while striking out 86 batters and walking 27 (3.19 K/BB Ratio)...this season as a reliever, Murphy has posted a 5.73 ERA (21 ER/33.0 IP) and has a career-high 11.45 K/9 (min. 10.0 IP).
Last time out...
The Rochester Red Wings came up short, 9-8, to Norfolk, extending their franchise-record losing streak to 19 games. RHP Joan Adon tossed for 3.0 innings, allowing five earned runs on five hits and two walks while striking out four Tides.
LHP Alberto Baldonado, LHP Francisco Perez, RHP Connor Sadzeck, RHP Matt Cronin, and RHP Reed Garrett came on in relief while holding Norfolk to just three earned runs on four hits and five walks while logging five punch outs as a 'pen. Rochester came alive in the batter's box, poking 15 base knocks, including hits across seven different Red Wings.
SS CJ Abrams and RF David Dahl each earned two-hit performances, while DH Jake Alu and 1B John Nogowski logged three and five-hit games, respectively.
Today's game details
Norfolk Tides (50-56) vs. Rochester Plates (47-60)
LHP Bruce Zimmermann (3-1, 4.11) vs. RHP Patrick Murphy (2-3, 5.73)
Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 1:05 p.m. ET – Frontier Field – Rochester, NY
Radio: Fox Sports 1280/iHeartRadio | TV: MiLB.tv