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Quick Notes: Game Recap: Rochester Red Wings Collect Eight Hits, But Fall 9-3 against the Worcester Red Sox￼
Rochester Red Wings dropped their third straight in Worcester Friday night, 9-3. The loss marks 11 consecutive series Rochester has either dropped or split, with their last series win coming against Buffalo.
The Rochester Red Wings dropped their third straight in Worcester Friday night, 9-3. The loss marks 11 consecutive series Rochester has either dropped or split, with their last series win coming on June 5 against Buffalo.
The Wings opened the scoring in the top half of the first, as 1b John Nogowski singled in CF Andrew Stevenson, who drew a walk to begin the contest. This is the fourth consecutive game in which the Wings have scored a run in the top half of the first, and in the ninth straight game, a run has been scored in the frame by either team.
Worcester would take the lead back in the second on a two-run shot off Connor Wong, his 10th of the year. Two innings later, Franchy Cordero launched a grand slam to make the score 6-1. The Woo Sox hitters have hit five homers over the past two games.
Rochester cut into the lead in the 7th, as Nogowski delivered a sacrifice fly, his second RBI of the game. LF* Josh Palacios* would score on a wild pitch two batters later to score 6-3. Worcester answered back in the bottom half with their third long ball of the night, a solo shot from Abraham Almonte to push the lead back to four.
The Woo Sox would add two more in the eighth, and the Wings would go scoreless in the final two frames to make the final score 9-3.
Rochester RHP Franklyn Kilome took the loss, working 3.2 innings, allowing six earned on five hits while striking out eight, including four straight, to begin the game. Five Wings pitchers were used to cover the final 4.1 innings, including 2.1 hitless frames from RHP Cutis Taylor (1.1) and LHP Francisco Perez.
The two teams will face again tomorrow in the fifth game as Rochester looks to avoid the series loss. RHP Cade Cavalli will get the ball for the Wings, coming off a performance in which he punched out a season-high 11 batters. First pitch is set for 4:05 pm.