Ward Hits Another Slam, Sens Down Bowie 10-4

By Harrisburg Senators | April 13, 2019 4:28 PM

Summary
The Senators won their sixth straight game with a 10-4 win over Bowie Saturday afternoon. Drew Ward hit a grand slam for the second straight game and Rhett Wiseman and Zach Collier chipped in with each hitting a two-run home run in the third inning in allowing the Sens to coast to an 10-4 win. Tyler Mapes started and earned the win, his first this season. The Sens scored a season-high ten runs and pounded out 13 hits. Harrisburg is now 9-1 while Bowie falls to 2-7.

Turning Point
For the second straight game the turning point in the game was a grand slam by Drew Ward. With the game scoreless, the Senators loaded the bases with one out and Ward batting against Dillon Tate. Drew moved ahead 2-1 before clobbering the grand slam down the right field line. The Senators went on to hit two more home runs in the inning, but the grand slam sent them on their way.

On Capitol Hill
Tyler Mapes started and pitched five innings for the win. He ran into trouble in the 4th but pitched out of it allowing just three runs after Bowie had put the first three on base. Jacob Condra-Bogan tossed two scoreless innings allowing just a hit. Joan Baez pitched the final two frames allowing a run. 

With the Gavel
After going quietly in the first two innings the Senators offense exploded in the third. Drew Ward had the first of three hits with the grand slam. Rhett Wiseman had the second of his two hits with his two-run home run. Zach Collier hit is first home run, a two-run shot in the 3rd. Luis Garcia, Ian Sagdal and Tres Barrera all had two hits. 

Filibusters
Ward's grand slam was the third on the season for the Senators. The ten runs are a season-high for the Sens. The three home runs in the 3rd inning are a season-high in a game for the Sens. The two errors committed are also a season-high. They had committed just two errors in their first nine games before today.

On Deck
The final game of the four-game series is Sunday afternoon at 1:35 p.m. with LH Ben Braymer on the hill for the Senators against LH Zac Lowther for Bowie.


 

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