Baysox starter Zach Davies threw six one-run innings for the Baysox and the offense put up five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to run away with an 8-1 win Saturday night. With the win, the Baysox are now 10-1 against Trenton this season with the last game of the series coming tomorrow.
Davies recorded another strong outing for the Baysox, throwing six innings and allowing one run on six hits while striking out nine and walking one in his 10th win of the season. Davies surrendered a solo homer in the first inning and then shut the Thunder down for the next five innings. Davies has now tied a team-high with wins in five consecutive starts.
Greg Bird gave the Thunder an early lead with a solo home run to center field with two outs in the top of the first inning against Davies.
The Baysox responded in the bottom half of the inning against Trenton starter Francisco Rondon. With two outs, Buck Britton was hit-by-a-pitch and David Adams followed with an RBI triple to right field. Adams then scored on a balk to give Bowie a 2-1 lead.
Bowie added to the lead in the bottom of the sixth inning against Trenton reliever Danny Burawa. Michael Ohlman reached on a two-out infield single and Chris Marrero followed with a walk. Glynn Davis brought Ohlman home with a single to center field to give the Baysox a 3-1 lead.
The Baysox blew the game open in the bottom of the seventh inning against Trenton reliever Cesar Cabral. Niuman Romero walked, Britton singled on a bunt and Adams reached on an error to load the bases with no outs. A wild pitch scored the first run and K.D. Kang then walked to load the bases before Garabez Rosa singled to right field to plate another run. Ohlman reached on a second error to bring a run home and keep the bases loaded for a Chris Marrero sacrifice fly and Davis RBI groundout that put Bowie up 8-1.
Baysox reliever Ashur Tolliver pitched one and one-third scoreless innings, allowing just one hit and striking out two. Reliever Julio DePaula pitched the final one and two-thirds innings for the Baysox, walking two batters and striking out two.
Rondon took the loss for Trenton, pitching three innings and allowing two runs on four hits while striking out two and walking one.
RHP Eddie Gamboa (0-1, 4.76) takes the mound for the Baysox Sunday as the team plays the final game in a three-game home series against the Trenton Thunder. He will be opposed by RHP Joel De La Cruz (3-3, 3.21.
The Baysox are home through Wednesday, Aug. 21 for a seven-day, six-game homestand against the Trenton Thunder and Reading Fightin Phils. Promotional highlights include Looney Tunes Night Sunday, Aug. 27 at 6:05 p.m. and Dollar Dog Night Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 6:35 p.m.
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