SeaWolves and Curve Split Twin Bill
The SeaWolves split a doubleheader with the Altoona Curve on Saturday at People’s Natural Gas Field with Altoona taking game one 2-1 and Erie taking game two 5-4. GAME TWO Erie jumped ahead in the top of the first inning against Curve starter Cam Vieaux. Riley Greene led off the
The SeaWolves split a doubleheader with the Altoona Curve on Saturday at People’s Natural Gas Field with Altoona taking game one 2-1 and Erie taking game two 5-4.
Erie jumped ahead in the top of the first inning against Curve starter Cam Vieaux. Riley Greene led off the game with a single and Ryan Kreidler followed with a two-run home run to center for a 2-0 lead. The home run for Kreidler was his fourth.
The SeaWolves added to the lead in the second. John Valente led off with a single and Dane Myers walked with one out. Greene and Kreidler connected on back-to-back RBI singles with two outs for a 4-0 Erie lead
SeaWolves starter Angel DeJesus took a no-decision hurling three perfect innings. He struck out a season-high six batters.
Altoona got on the board in the fourth against Erie reliever Henry Martinez. Martinez issued back-to-back walks to Jonah Davis and Ji-Hwan Bae and a wild pitch advanced both baserunners. Oneil Cruz sent a ball to second and on a Valente error, both runs scored, cutting the Erie lead down to 4-2.
The Curve tied the game in the sixth against reliver Gerson Moreno. Altoona had been held hitless for 5.2 innings before Cruz homered to center making it 4-3. Mason Martin followed with a solo blast to right, tying the game.
Erie quickly regained the lead in the seventh against Yerry De Los Santos. Kerry Carpenter and Josh Lester each singled, putting a runner in scoring position for Dylan Rosa. Rosa lifted a bloop single to shallow right, scoring Carpenter for a 5-4 lead.
Moreno (2-0) earned the win after tossing a 1-2-3 seventh.
De Los Santos (3-2) took the loss allowing a run on three hits.
Erie got on the board in the third against Curve starter Osvaldo Bido. Riley Greene walked with two outs and stole second. He scored on a Kerry Carpenter RBI double for a 1-0 lead.
SeaWolves starter Mark Leiter, Jr. hurled three perfect innings before giving up a leadoff triple to Ji-Hwan Bae in the fourth. Oneil Cruz doubled home Bae, tying the game. Rodolfo Castro followed with an RBI single for a 2-1 Curve lead.
Oddy Nunez (1-0) earned the win for the Curve hurling two scoreless frames. He ran into trouble in the sixth when Erie had two on base following a Ryan Kreidler single and Carpenter walk. He got out of the jam and Erie was held without a hit the remainder of the game.
Leiter (1-2) took the loss allowing two runs on three hits with no walks and a season-high eight strikeouts.
John O’Reilly earned the save tossing a 1-2-3 seventh. The save was his second of the season.