SeaWolves Come From Behind to Split Doubleheader

By Erie SeaWolves | April 26, 2014 9:44 PM ET


The SeaWolves came from behind in game two of Saturday's doubleheader to stun the Binghamton Mets 6-5. It was Erie's first come from behind win of the season.

The Mets jumped ahead in the first inning against Erie starter Kenny Faulk. Darrell Ceciliani led off with a walk and was doubled over to third by Brian Burgamy. Matt Reynolds and Matt Clark followed with back-to-back sacrifice flies plating Ceciliani and Burgamy for a 2-0 lead. Corey Vaughn and Joyce Boyd followed with consecutive walks extending the inning for Travis Taijeron. Taijeron doubled home both baserunners for a 4-0 lead.

The SeaWolves responded in the last of the first against Mets starter Darin Gorski. Jamie Johnson led off with a triple and scored on a one-out Eugenio Suarez double making it 4-1. With two outs, Wade Gaynor doubled home Suarez, cutting the Mets lead in half 4-2.

Binghamton added a run in the fourth against Erie reliever Pat McCoy. Xorge Carrillo doubled with one out and moved to third on a Wilfredo Tovar single. Ceciliani lifted a sacrifice fly to center, plating Carrillo making it 5-2.

Erie got the run back in the bottom of the fifth. With one out, Brandon Loy walked and moved to third on a Suarez knock. Loy scored on an Aaron Westlake sacrifice fly to center making it 5-3.

Trailing by two in the bottom of the seventh, the SeaWolves mounted a comeback against reliever Chase Bradford. Suarez walked, Westlake singled and Ramon Cabrera walked, loading the bases for Gaynor. Gaynor grounded to short and Tovar overthrew the second baseman allowing Suarez to score while recording no outs on the error. Steven Moya grounded into a 6-4-3 double play, scoring Westlake, tying the game. With Cabrera on third, Francisco Martinez took the first pitch of the at-bat and lined a single to right, scoring the winning run.

Corey Knebel (2-0) earned the win tossing a scoreless inning with two strikeouts in relief.



The Mets struck for a run in the top of the first inning against Erie starter Jeff Ferrell. Kyle Johnson led off and doubled. He scored on a one-out Matt Reynolds base hit for a 1-0 lead.

In the top of the second, the Mets extended their lead. Kevin Plawecki doubled and Jayce Boyd singled putting runners on the corners. With one out, Wilfredo Tovar singled home Plawecki for a 2-0 lead. Johnson followed with a three-run home run to left for a 5-0 Binghamton lead.

The SeaWolves lone run came in the bottom of the third against Mets starter Matt Bowman. Francisco Martinez led off with a walk and scored on a Jamie Johnson double making it 5-1. The 'Wolves would get no closer.

Binghamton put the game away in the top of the seventh when Matt Clark belted a three-run home run off of reliever Nick Avila making it 8-1.

Ferrell (1-2) took the loss allowing five runs on nine hits with a walk and two strikeouts in five innings.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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