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Game Preview: Rochester Red Wings look to win their seventh game in the last eight games as they face Buffalo Bisons
Rochester Red Wings look to win their seventh game in the last eight games as the face Buffalo Bisons tonight, September 20, 2022
Buffalo, NY - The Rochester Red Wings will travel to Buffalo in search of their seventh win in their last eight games, which would mark the first time they've done so since their nine-game winning streak on May 7th-15th.
The Rochester Red Wings will send RHP Joan Adon to the mound to face the Bisons. RHP Adon is searching for his third win of the season with the Rochester Red Wings. He currently has an ERA of 4.73. The Bisons will send RHP Bowden Francis to the mound looking to get his sixth win of the season. Francis has an ERA of 6.95 for the season.
RHP Joan Adon is entering his 7th professional season, all with the Nationals organization, after being signed as a non-drafted free agent on July 2, 2016 out of Santo Domingo, DOM. Adon was named High-A East Pitcher of the Week on August 22, 2021 with Wilmington, signed by Pablo Arias. Optioned to Rochester on June 8, after spending the first two months of the season with Washington.
Last time out...
The Rochester Red Wings hit their way to a 12-2 victory in the series finale against the IronPigs Sunday afternoon behind a season-high 22-hit effort. 2B Jake Alu went 4-for-6, just a double shy of the cycle, while DH Onix Vega went 4-for-5 in his first game above High-A. All nine batters for Rochester recorded a hit, and seven collected multiple.
C Wilmer Perez hit his first Triple-A home run as part of his three-hit day at the plate. Recently promoted C Onix Vega made his Triple-A debut in Sunday's game becoming the 78th player to make an appearance in a Red Wings' uniform this season, surpassing last year's record of 77 players...the right-hander went 4-for-5 with three RBI, recording the first four-hit game of his career in his first game above High-A.
RHP Patrick Murphy turned in five innings of work, allowing just one earned run in his start, striking out seven in the process...the 22-hit effort is tied (five other times) for the most hits in a contest since 2012 (25 in 2012).
Rochester Red Wings (64-77) vs. Buffalo Bisons (72-67)
RHP Joan Adon (2-2, 4.73) vs. RHP Bowden Francis (5-10, 6.95)
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 – 6:05p.m. ET – Sahlen Field– Buffalo, NY
Radio: Fox Sports 1280/iHeartRadio TV: MiLB.tv