Scranton/Wilkes-Barre dropped a 6-2 decision to Rochester on Sunday at PNC Field as its record fell back to .500 at 24-24. The RailRiders also lost three of four to Rochester in the series and the short four-game homestand.
RailRiders at the plate: Held to just four hits, the RailRiders didn’t have a hit after Francisco Arcia’s RBI-single in the second inning. Jose Pirela and Ramon Flores singled, while Russ Canzler added a double.
RailRiders on the mound: Joel De La Cruz (1-2) pitched the first five innings and three of the four runs he allowed were in a error-filled top of the fifth, but he still took the loss. Branden Pinder tossed the next two innings allowing two in the sixth before a perfect seventh. Robert Coello pitched a scoreless eighth, despite loading the bases, and Jim Miller worked the ninth only allowing a single.
Riding the Rails: Left-hander Francisco Rondon was reinstated from the disabled list on Sunday and transferred from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Double-A Trenton.
Time of Game: 2:40
Today’s Game: The RailRiders start a road trip with a 4:05 p.m. game at Louisville’s Louisville Slugger Field.
Today’s Probables: RailRiders RHP Shane Greene (1-2, 4.56) vs. Bats’ LHP Matt Maloney (NR)
On Deck: SWB has an eight-game road trip to Louisville and Indianapolis. The next home game is June 3 versus Norfolk.
On The Radio: All games can be heard on NEPA Sports Radio WYCK 1340-AM, 1400-AM, 1440-AM, 100.7-FM, 106.7-FM,
HOW THEY SCORED
RAILRIDERS FIRST: Jose Pirela singled. Ramon Flores singled. Adonis Garcia reached on a fielder’s choice, Pirela scored on a throwing error. Garcia stole second. Scott Sizemore walked. Kyle Roller walked to load the bases. Zelous Wheeler grounded into a double play. RAILRIDERS 1-0
RAILRIDERS SECOND: Dean Anna lined out. Russ Canzler doubled then scored on a single by Francisco Arcia. Jose Pirela flied out. Ramon Flores grounded out. RAILRIDERS 2-0
ROCHESTER THIRD: Doug Bernier hit an infield single and moved to third on a single by Pedro Florimon. Chris Rahl reached on a fielder’s choice, Florimon out at second and Bernier scored. Eric Farris flied out to center, Rahl doubled off first base. RAILRIDERS 2-1
ROCHESTER FIFTH: Wilkin Ramirez singled. Dan Rohlfing doubled, Ramirez to third. Doug Bernier singled to score Ramirez and move Rohlfing to third. Pedro Florimon hit a sac fly. Chris Rahl grounded into a fielder’s choice, Bernier out at second; Rahl to second on a throwing error. Eric Farris reached on a throwing error by shortstop Dean Anna scoring Rahl. James Beresfod grounded out. RED WINGS 4-2
ROCHESTER SIXTH: Deibinson Romero grounded out. Brad Nelson flied out. Wilkin Ramirez doubled then scored on a double by Dan Rohlfing. Doug Bernier singled to score Rohlfing. Pedro Florimon walked. Chris Rahl flied out. RED WINGS 6-2