Wings pounded again in Scranton

Wild card lead down to two games

Moosic, PA - The SWB RailRiders doubled up the Rochester Red Wings 8-4 on Wednesday night at PNC Field, handing the Wings their third straight loss. 

Lehigh Valley beat Syracuse, so Rochester's lead in the IL Wild Card race fell to two games with five to play.

Domingo German (7-2) took home his third straight winning decision after holding the Red Wings to two runs on four hits over five innings. The right-hander walked three and struck out four.

SWB broke a scoreless tie with four runs in the fourth inning off Stephen Gonsalves (1-2). Ji-Man Choi highlighted the frame with a two-run double. Billy McKinney and Wilkin Castillo also produced run-scoring singles.

After the Red Wings plated three runs in the sixth, the RailRiders put the game away with a four-run seventh. Miguel Andujar lifted a sacrifice fly to deep center that scored Cito Culver for a 5-3 advantage. The decisive blow came one pitch later when Tyler Austin jumped on the first pitch and boomed a three-run homer to left for an 8-3 lead.

Matt Holliday walked twice and finished 1-for-3 as the designated hitter in his second game on the rehab assignment.

Donovan Solano finished 2-for-4 with a double and owns 16 multi-hit showings in his last 34 games.

Andujar extended his hitting streak to 14 games with a 2-for-3 night.

Scranton goes for the sweep Thursday, August 31 at 7:05 p.m. 


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