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BUFFALO- The RailRiders avenged a 6-1 loss in the opener of a doubleheader against the Buffalo Bisons with a 12-5 victory in game two Sunday at Coca-Cola Field.

Scranton/Wilkes jumped out to an early lead when Dan Johnson hit a sacrifice fly and Zoilo Almonte and Thomas Neal both ripped RBI singles to give the RailRiders a 3-0 advantage.

After the Bisons erased the deficit in the second inning with four runs, the Bisons walked the bases loaded in the top of the third. Bobby Wilson delivered a clutch bases-clearing double to help Scranton/Wilkes-Barre reclaim the lead.

The RailRiders broke the game open in the fifth inning, adding four more runs on a bases-loaded walk, a wild pitch and a fielding error.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre added two insurance runs in the seventh on Luke Murton and Neal RBI singles.

Cody Eppley earned the victory on the mound for the RailRiders, striking out one and allowing no hits in 2 2/3 innings of work.

In the opener, the RailRiders struck first as Johnson ripped an RBI single to center to give Scranton/Wilkes-Barre a 1-0 lead in the top of the first.

The Bisons scored six runs in the bottom half of the inning and cruised to a victory.

Dellin Betances gave up six runs, four hits and struck out one in 2/3 innings and was credited with the loss for the RailRiders.

Josh Spence, Jim Miller and Ryan Pope gave up no runs in relief in a combined 4 1/3 innings of work.

The RailRiders will reutrn to action tomorrow at 7:05 p.m. on the road against the Rochester Red Wings.

Game 1


Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders


Corban Joseph 2B`3`1`1`0`0`0`0`0`0`.231

David Adams 3B`3`0`1`0`0`0`0`0`0`.222

Zoilo Almonte LF`3`0`1`1`0`0`0`0`1`.167

Dan Johnson 1B`2`0`1`0`0`0`1`1`0`.136

Austin Romine C`3`0`0`0`0`0`0`0`1`.333

Cody Johnson DH`3`0`0`0`0`0`0`0`2 .111

Melky Mesa CF`3`0`0`0`0`0`0`0`0`.222

Thomas Neal RF`3`0`0`0`0`0`0`0`0`.167

Gil Velazquez SS`3`0`1`0`0`0`0`0`0`.211


2B: Almonte, Z (1, Lincoln).

Buffalo Bisons


Jim Negrych 2B`4`1`1`0`0`0`0`0`0`.563

Anthony Gose CF`4`1`3`0`0`0`0`0`1`.357

Moises Sierra RF`3`1`0`0`0`0`0`1`0`.360

Mauro Gomez 1B`2`0`0`0`0`0`0`1`1`.000

Josh Thole C`2`1`1`0`0`0`2`1`0`.400

Andy LaRoche 3B`3`1`2`1`0`0`1`0`0`.385

Ryan Langerhans LF`2`1`1`1`0`0`0`1`0`.278

Eugenio Velez DH`3`0`0`0`0`0`0`0`0`.318

Ryan Goins SS`3`0`1`1`0`0`3`0`1`.278


2B: Goins (2, Spence), Langerhans (1, Miller, Ji), LaRoche, An (1, Pope).

RailRiders`100`000`0`- 1

Buffalo Bisons`600`000`0`- 6


Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders


Dellin Betances (L, 0-1)`0.2`4`6`6`2`1`0`15.43

Josh Spence`0.2`1`0`0`0`1`0`4.91

Jim Miller`1.2`1`0`0`2`1`0`22.09

Ryan Pope`3.0`3`0`0`0`0`0`2.25


Buffalo Bisons


Dave Bush (W, 1-0)`5.0`3`1`0`0`3`0`0.00

Brad Lincoln`1.0`2`0`0`1`1`0`9.00

Juan Perez`1.0`0`0`0`0`0`0`3.00


Game 2


Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders


Corban Joseph 2B`4`2`0`0`0`0`0`1`1`.200

Melky Mesa CF`4`1`1`0`0`0`0`1`3`.226

Zoilo Almonte LF`3`3`3`0`0`0`2`2`0`.259

Dan Johnson DH`3`1`1`1`0`0`1`1`0`.160

Luke Murton 1B`4`1`1`0`0`0`1`1`1`.231

Thomas Neal RF`4`1`2`0`0`0`2`1`0`.214

Addison Maruszak 3B`2`1`1`0`0`0`0`3`1`.385

Bobby Wilson C`4`1`1`1`0`0`4`1`2`.143

Gil Velazquez SS`5`1`1`0`0`0`0`0`0`.208


2B: Wilson, Bo (1, Storey), Johnson, D (2, Wagner).

Buffalo Bisons


Mike McCoy SS`2`0`2`1`0`0`1`2`0`.333

Anthony Gose CF`4`1`0`0`0`0`0`0`1`.313

Moises Sierra RF`4`0`1`1`0`0`0`0`0`.345

Mauro Gomez 1B`4`1`1`1`0`0`1`0`0`.143

Ryan Langerhans DH`3`1`2`0`0`0`0`1`1`.333

Andy LaRoche 3B`4`0`0`0`0`0`0`0`2`.333

Jim Negrych 2B`2`1`2`0`0`0`0`1`0`.611

Eugenio Velez LF`2`1`1`0`1`0`3`1`0`.333

Mike Nickeas C`3`0`0`0`0`0`0`0`0`.100


2B: Gomez, M (1, Marshall), McCoy (1, Marshall), Sierra (2, Marshall). 3B: Velez (1, Marshall).

RailRiders`303`040`2`- 12

Buffalo Bisons`040`010`0`- 5



Brett Marshall`4.1`6`5`5`4`3`0`11.25

Cody Eppley (W, 1-0)`2.2`3`0`0`1`1`0`0.00


Buffalo Bisons


Miguel Batista`0.2`3`3`1`1`0`0`13.50

Mickey Storey (L, 0-1)`2.1`2`3`3`2`2`0`5.14

Buddy Carlyle`1.2`3`4`3`3`3`0`8.44

Alex Hinshaw`1.1`0`0`0`4`1`0`0.00

Neil Wagner`1.0`3`2`2`1`2`0`6.00


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