Tolisano Scores Lone Run in Loss at Portland
05/07/2012 8:48 PM ET
Tolisano's first at-bat generated the Fisher Cats (13-17) lone run against Sea Dogs starter Chris Balcolm-Miller (W; 2-2). With one out and the Fisher Cats trailing 2-0, Tolisano walked in the second inning, then stole second base. He scored two batters later when Brian Van Kirk dropped a single into center field to cut the deficit 2-1.
That's as close as the Fisher Cats could get as the Sea Dogs pounded Fisher Cats starter Randy Boone (L; 0-1). Reynaldo Rodriguez had a pair of two-run homers in the first and third innings. Two runs scored in the fourth before another two-run homer knocked Boone out in the fifth. He pitched 4.1 innings in his first
Matt Wright did a nice job in relief for
Balcolm-Miller earned the victory for
The Fisher Cats will try to even the series behind RHP Casey Lawrence (0-1, 6.39) on Tuesday night at 6 PM. He'll be opposed by RHP Stolmy Pimentel (0-0, 5.79). Radio coverage with Tom Gauthier begins at 5:45 PM on the WGIR Fisher Cats Radio Network and www.nhfishercats.com.
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