Four Long Balls & Strong Pitching Sends Erie to Consecutive Wins

Erie Seawolves

The SeaWolves took down the Bowie Baysox 6-1 on Wednesday night at Prince George’s Stadium to win their second consecutive game.
Bowie jumped ahead in the bottom of the first inning against Erie starter Garrett Hill when Terrin Vavra homered to the opposite field.
The ‘Wolves took the lead in

The SeaWolves took down the Bowie Baysox 6-1 on Wednesday night at Prince George’s Stadium to win their second consecutive game.

Bowie jumped ahead in the bottom of the first inning against Erie starter Garrett Hill when Terrin Vavra homered to the opposite field.

The ‘Wolves took the lead in the top of the third against Baysox starter Mickey Jannis and never looked back. Danny Woodrow, who earlier in the game snapped a five-game hitless streak, led off with a single for his second hit of the night. Drew Ward followed with an opposite-field two-run home run, his 10th, for a 2-1 lead.

Erie added to the lead in the fourth and fifth innings. In the fourth, Eric De La Rosa crushed a leadoff, solo home run and in the fifth, Josh Lester led off with a triple and scored on a Kerry Carpenter sacrifice fly for a four-run lead.

The SeaWolves closed the scoring in the top of the seventh against Bowie reliever David Lebron. Ward led off and clobbered his second home run of the game and 11th of the season. Lester followed with an opposite-field solo blast for his 22nd, giving the ‘Wolves a 6-1 edge. Lester finished the game a single shy of the cycle.

Hill (1-0) earned a win in his Double-A debut allowing a run on three hits with two walks and six strikeouts over five innings.

A trio of Erie relievers in Ruben Garcia, Joe Navilhon and Henry Martinez kept the Baysox off the scoreboard over the final four innings.

Jannis (0-1) took the loss allowing four runs on eight hits with two walks and a strikeout in five innings.

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