‘Pigs pull even with 7-5 win
TO SUM IT UP: Lehigh Valley got a pair of home runs from Erik Kratz and a two-run shot from Jeff Larish in a 7-5 victory over the Herd, snapping Buffalo’s three-game win streak… The Bisons closed the score to 6-5 as Fernando Martinez, who was activated off the disabled list before the game, clubbed a pinch-hit opposite field home run. Kratz followed with his second home run of the game to give the IronPigs some insurance…
|Evans, N, LF||3||0||0||1||0||1||0||.200|
|Adams, R, 3B||3||0||0||0||1||0||3||.162|
|Hernandez, Lu, 2B||4||0||1||0||0||1||4||.143|
|Chavez, R, C||3||1||0||0||1||1||1||.065|
|Alvarez, Ma, P||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||.000|
|a-Martinez, F, PH||1||1||1||1||0||0||0||.353|
|b-Manriquez, S, PH||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||.222|
|a-Homered for Tankersley in the 7th. b-Lined out for O’Connor in the 9th.|
2B: Nieuwenhuis (6, Feierabend), Misch (1, Feierabend).
HR: Martinez, F (1, 7th inning off Schwimer, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Tejada 2; Nieuwenhuis 2; Pascucci 2; Hernandez, Lu; Misch 2; Martinez, F 4.
RBI: Evans, N (10), Misch (1), Tejada 2 (10), Martinez, F (1).
2-out RBI: Misch; Tejada 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hernandez, Lu; Nieuwenhuis.
SF: Evans, N.
GIDP: Hernandez, Lu.
Team RISP: 2-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.
FAST FACTS: Fernando Martinez cracked a PH HR(1); the first pinch hit HR for the Bisons this season… Krik Nieuwenhuis has a 13 game hit streak (17-45)… Ruben Tejada has 3 straight mulit-hit games (6-12 with 3 2b, HR & 5 rbi)… Luis Hernandez has a 3G hit streak (4-11)… Pat Misch made his first start since returning from the Mets… Prior to the game, the Bisons placed infielder Zach Lutz on the disabled list with a right hamstring strain… This was just the fourth win for Lehigh Valley in the last 10G at Coca-Cola Field.
WHAT’S NEXT: Buffalo and Lehigh Valley square off in game 3 Easter Sunday at 1:05 p.m. Jenrry Mejia takes the ball for the Bisons.