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Game Preview: Rochester Red Wings look to bounce back from dropping last night's game 10-2 to the Buffalo Bisons
Rochester Red Wings look to bounce back after dropping game three in their last six-game series of the season after Buffalo slugged their way to a 10-2 victory.
The Rochester Red Wings dropped game three in their last six-game series of the season after Buffalo slugged their way to a 10-2 victory Thursday night. The Red Wings will send RHP Logan Verrett to the mound to make his second start of the year against Toronto's top affiliate.
He is entering his 10th professional season, first with the Nationals, after signing as a minor league free agent on February 9, 2022. The New York Mets originally selected Verrett in the third round of the 2011 Draft out of Baylor University. Earned Eastern League mid-season All-Star honors in 2013 with Double-A Binghamton. He was named South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week on July 16, 2012, with
Last night the ten runs allowed marks the first time in 24 games that the Wings have allowed double-digit runs to an opponent. 1B John Nogowski doubled in the loss and was joined by 3B Jake Alu, DH Daniel Johnson, and C Onix Vega as the only wings to pick up hits last night, and no Rochester Red Wing players have multi-hits to their name; the first time since earlier this month on September 6.
Rochester allowed ten free passes along with 11 hits giving Buffalo 20 total bases on the night, the most the Wings have allowed in September. Red Wings pitchers issued ten walks in last night's loss, the first time they have allowed ten or more free passes since July 23 at Buffalo, when they issued ten walks as well, and this marks the fourth time this season the Wings have walked ten or more batters in a single game, the other two coming April 21 and April 24 at LHV, when they walked 11 each game.
Rochester Red Wings (65-79) vs. Buffalo Bisons (74-68)
RHP Logan Verrett (7-9, 3.91) vs. RHP Yosver Zulueta (0-0, 0.00)
Friday, September 23, 2022 – 6:05p.m. ET – Sahlen Field– Buffalo, NY
Radio: Fox Sports 1280/iHeartRadio TV: MiLB.tv