The SeaWolves dropped their third straight game as they fell to the Bowie Baysox 5-4 on Tuesday night at Prince George's Stadium.
Bowie struck first in the bottom of the third inning against Erie starter Josh Turley. Cedric Mullins led off and reached on an error by the shortstop Sergio Alcantara. Anderson Feliz doubled home Mullins for a 1-0 lead.
The Baysox added to their lead in the fifth. Adrian Marin led off with a walk and Erick Salcedo singled, putting two on ahead of Mullins. Mullins belted a three-run home run to left for a 4-0 lead.
The SeaWolves battled back in the top of the seventh against Bowie starter John Means. Means, who was brilliant over the first 6.1 innings, got into trouble allowing a single to Gabriel Quintana and a Kenny Wilson walk. With two outs, Alcantara singled home both baserunners to make it a 4-2 game.
Erie trailed by a pair heading into the ninth. Reliever Jay Flaa got the first two batters of the inning before A.J. Simcox kept the frame alive reaching an error on a bunt attempt. Alcantara singled home Simcox, making it a one-run game at 4-3. Bowie then summoned reliever Luis Ysla who walked Troy Montgomery, putting the trying run at second. Jacob Robson followed with a base hit, loading the bases. With Jake Rogers hitting, a passed ball allowed Alcantara to score, tying the game.
The Baysox then won it in the bottom of the ninth against Erie reliever Kyle Dowdy. Dowdy walked Audry Perez with one out, putting the winning run on. With two outs, Salcedo doubled down the left field line, plating pinch runner Martin Cervenka ahead of the throw to the plate.
Dowdy (1-1) took the loss allowing one run on one hit with a walk and five strikeouts in 3.2 innings of work.
Ysla (1-0) earned the win tossing 0.1 innings in relief for the Baysox.
The SeaWolves will look to avoid a sweep on Wednesday night against the Baysox at 6:35 p.m. Righty Sandy Baez (0-0, 0.00 ERA) takes the mound for Erie against RHP Jordan Kipper (1-0, 1.29 ERA).
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