Richmond, VA - After winning game one of the doubleheader, the Bowie Baysox (36-38) could not hold on to an early 4-0 game two lead and ended up splitting their doubleheader against the Richmond Flying Squirrels (37-39) with a 1-0 win and a 7-6 loss.
In the first game, the Baysox scored the lone run in the top of the fourth inning. Henry Urrutia led off with a single and then Garabez Rosa tripled to give the Baysox a 1-0 lead.
Tyler Wilson threw the first five innings without allowing a run on just four hits with three strikeouts and four walks to earn the win.
Oliver Drake then tossed two scoreless while striking out two to pick up his second save of the season.
Chris Gloor got the loss going 6.1 innings and allowing one run on eight hits with two strikeouts and two walks.
In game two, the Baysox jumped out to the fast start scoring four runs in the top of the first inning. The first four batters of the inning all reached base and all came around to score. Caleb Joseph knocked in the first run with an RBI single. Luis Martinez followed with a two-run double and then Rosa hit an RBI single to make the score 4-0.
The Flying Squirrels immediately answered back with three of their own in the bottom half of the inning. Ryan Lollis brought home the first run on a squeeze played that scored Herrera. Then Mark Minicozzi hit an RBI double and Ricky Oropesa an RBI ground out to make the score 4-3.
In the third inning, the Squirrels took the lead. Joe Panik walked to start the inning and scored on a double by Lollis. Then Minicozzi gave them the lead on an RBI single that made the score 5-4. Chris Petrini then replaced Tim Bascom and allowed two more runs to extend the Richmond lead to 7-4.
The Baysox got one run back in the fourth inning on a sacrifice fly by Ty Kelly to make the score 7-5.
In the seventh the Baysox got one run back on an RBI double by Luis Martinez to cut the lead to 7-6, but left the game tying run at second base.
Phil McCormick got the win going 2.1 innings without allowing a run and Edwin Quirarte nailed down the save.
Tim Bascom got the loss going 2.1 innings and allowing five runs on four hits with one strikeout and two walks.
The Baysox will return home on Thursday June 27 at 7:05 p.m. to take on the Harrisburg Senators in a four-game series.
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