Game Recap: Rochester Red Wings Blast Hens, 17-0
Rochester Red Wings Record New Season High Against Mud Hens, 17-0
RHP Joan Adon toed the rubber for the Wings and threw 5.1 shutout innings allowing only two hits. He also struck out and walked three, earning his first win of the season.
The Wings struck first in the opening frame taking a 3-0 lead on a two-run double by C Israel Pineda and an RBI single by LF Nick Banks. This double extend the Red Wing's consecutive doubles streak to nine games. They’ve also recorded an extra-base hit in 13 games straight.
The Wings expanded their lead in the bottom of the second to 6-0 with an RBI triple from SS Lucius Fox and a two-run double with the bases loaded by *Banks. *
LHP Alberto Baldonado relieved Adon in the middle of the fifth inning. But, he unexpectedly exited in the top of the seventh with an apparent injury, ending his night with 1.1 innings pitched. He gave up one hit, struck out two, and walked three. LHP Francisco Perez *was called on to finish the seventh.
In the bottom of the sixth, the Wings expanded their lead to 10-0 on an RBI single by DH Jake Alu and a three-run shot by Pineda, his first home run as a Red Wing. He recorded five runs batted in on the night with a three-run blast and a two-run double. This is the most RBI recorded in a Red Wing debut and the most in a single game by a Red Wing this season.
In the bottom of the eighth, the Wings broadened their lead to 17-0. CF Andrew Stevenson hit a solo shot to the bullpen in right field, his 12th home run of the season. This extended his on-base streak to 18 games and made the score 11-0. Alu then singled to the left for an RBI. Banks added a fourth RBI to his cache on a bases-loaded walk. RF Donovan Casey hit a sac-fly to the left to score Pineda. 3B Adrian Sanchez drove in the 15th run for the Wings on a single to the left. Fox doubled to the left, driving in the night's final two runs for the Wings.
RHP Jordan Weems threw a hitless ninth frame.
The Wings recorded a season-high 17 runs, the most they’ve scored since 4/28 against Syracuse. They’ll give the ball to *RHP Logan Verrett (7-7) *and look to even the series at two apiece on Friday at 7:05 pm.