ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Scranton/Wilkes-Barre was victorious again Saturday night, this time in a 10-3 victory over Rochester at Frontier Field.
In the first inning, Darnell McDonald scored first for the Yankees (73-56) after he was walked, moved to third on a Corban Joseph single and then scored on a Brandon Laird single.
The Yankees scored three runs in the second after Joseph nailed a three-run home, making it 4-0 for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
The Yankees scored three more times in the third with Laird, Austin Romine and Melky Mesa crossing the plate to increase their lead to 7-0.
The Red Wings (65-63) finally got on the board in the fifth inning after a Tsuyoshi Nishioka two-run home run cut the deficit to 8-2. They tacked on another run in the inning.
The Yankees finished with 20 hits. Mike O'Connor went five innings, striking out eight, to improve to 3-0.
The two teams will play at Frontier Field in Rochester at 6:05 p.m. today.
|McDonals lf||5||1||2||0||Nishioka 2b||5||1||1||2|
|Joseph 2b||6||4||3||3||Dozier ss||1||0||0||0|
|Nunez ss||6||2||3||0||Dinkelmn 2b||0||1||0||0|
|Laird 1b||6||1||2||1||Parmlee 1b||5||0||2||0|
|Romine dh||5||2||2||2||Ramirez lf||4||0||3||1|
|Cervelli c||3||0||1||2||Escobar 3b||4||0||0||0|
|Mesa cf||5||1||2||1||Thomas cf||3||0||0||0|
|Fukudome rf||3||1||2||1||Bigley rf||3||0||0||0|
|Pena 3b||5||1||3||0||Chang dh||4||0||1||0|
E – Dozier (5) LOB – Yankees 12, Rochester 8 2B – Romine (2), Ramirez (12) 3B – HR – Joseph (12), Romine (1), Nishioka (2)
|O'Connor (W, 3-0)||5||6||3||3||2||8|
|Martis (L, 2-3||2.1||7||6||6||1||2|