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Game Recap: Harrisburg Senators Tally Seven in the Fourth, Beat Erie 9-5
The Harrisburg Senators snapped their five-game losing streak Wednesday night by beating the Erie SeaWolves 9-5 at FNB Field.
The Harrisburg Senators snapped their five-game losing streak Wednesday night by beating the Erie SeaWolves 9-5 at FNB Field. Wilson Garcia capped the scoring in the fourth with a three-run home run. The first five Senators reached base and scored. The win was just the fourth for the Senators this season against Erie. Tim Cate earned his first win of the season for Harrisburg.
Cate went six innings, allowing four runs on five hits. While walking three, he struck out seven, including the final three batters he faced. Erie touched him for three runs in the fourth. Francys Peguero followed and tossed two scoreless innings, walking one and striking one. Reid Schaller finished the game and allowed a home run in the ninth inning.
The Senators had ten hits in the game and went 4-for-8 with runners in scoring position. They took the lead 2-1 in the second inning on a two-run home run by Andrew Young. Young drove in two with a single in the fourth. Robert Hassell III had two hits, a double, and drove in a run. Jack Dunn chipped in with two hits. Yasel Antuna walked and scored twice. He’s walked four times in the past two games. Seven different Senators scored at least one run.
Harrisburg turned three double plays, committed an error, and had two outfield assists for an eventful defensive game. The nine runs were the first time the Harrisburg Senators have scored more than seven this month.