Pascucci powers Bisons in runaway win
Valentino Pascucci has been red-hot since the Bisonsreturned from the All-Star break driving in 10 runs in four games including five RBI Sunday on two-home runs, a three-run shot in the third and a two-run blast in the eighth inning.
The Bisonstallied 13-runs Sunday evening at Frontier Field beating Rochester 13-4, giving the Herd a 3-1 record to start the second half of the season.
The Herd put up three-runs to start the third inning and Valentino Pascuccislammed a home run over the right-field wall to give the Bisonsa 6-2 lead.
With Michael Fisher on first base Pascuccidrove his second home run of the night to right-center-field lifting the Bisonsto a nine-run lead in the eighth inning.
Pascucci drove in one-run on Thursday night and four on Friday night before bringing his total to ten-runs batted in since returning from the All-Star break. Pascucciholds the team lead in RBI with 60, 17 more runs batted in than Luis Hernandez who has 43 RBI.
Hernandez tacked on the tenth-run in the seventh inning singling in Zach Lutz with one out. Hernandez has seven RBI in the last four games just one behind Pascucci.
Mark Cohoonworked seven innings giving up six-hits, four-runs, while striking out seven Red Wings. Cohoon’sline was almost identical to his last start against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on July 7, when he struck out seven and gave up three-runs in six innings of work.
The difference was the Bisonsposted 13-runs against the Red Wings.
Game Notes: Valentino Pascucci hit his 12 th and 13 th home run’s of the 2011 season Sunday, he currently holds the Bisons team lead with two more than Lucas Duda…Pascucci has 10 RBI in four games and holds the team lead in RBI with 60, trailing him by 17-runs is Luis Hernandez who has seven RBI in four games…Every Bison to come to the plate had a hit, for a total of 17 tying the team high…In his last two starts Mark Cohoon has struck out seven batters while going six or more innings.