|Syracuse||Won, 10-2||vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre,
|McGregor (0-1, 3.86) vs.
Whitley (1-0, 0.00)
|Harrisburg||Lost, 9-3||@ Binghamton,
|Alderson (0-0, 1.80) vs.
Ynoa (1-0, 0.00)
|Potomac||Won, 5-4 (10 inn.)||@ Lynchburg,
|Schwartz (0-1, 1.50) vs.
Brown (0-1, 9.82)
|Hagerstown||Won, 7-3||vs. Lakewood,
|Reyes (0-0, 0.00) vs.
Viza (1-0, 4.50)
Syracuse 10 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2
• T. Hill (W, 1-0) 6⅔ IP, 5H, 2R, 2ER, 2BB, 2K, WP
• Fornataro 1⅓ IP, 2H, 0R, 0BB, 0K, 2-2 IR-S
• Burriss 3-5, 2R, 3B, RBI
• Stewart 2-3, 2R, BB, HR, 2RBI
• Gwynn 2-4, 2R, 2B, RBI
The Chiefs offense was clicking on all cylinders as they scored nine runs before the RailRiders could answer in a 10-2 home-opener win. Taylor Hill pitched into the 7th, charged with both Scranton/WB runs on five hits and two walks. Emmanuel Burris led the hit column with a pair of singles and a triple, followed by Ian Stewart, who was 2-for-3 with a HR, and Tony Gwynn Jr., who singled and doubled and scored two runs in four trips to the plate. Roster move: LHP Felipe Rivero recalled to Washington.
Binghamton 9 Harrisburg 3
• Espino (L, 0-1) 5IP, 8H, 4R, 4ER, 2BB, 6K
• Espino 2-2
• Hague 2-4, R, 2-2B
• Skole 0-2, R, 2BB
The B-Mets jumped to a 3-1 lead after one, then pummeled the Sens ‘pen for five runs in the 6th through 8th innings to hand Harrisburg a 9-3 loss. Paolo Espino took the loss, giving up four runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out six over five innings. He was 2-for-2 at the plate. Ricky Hague doubled twice and scored once to lead the Senators offense, which racked up eight hits and three walks, two of which were drawn by Matt Skole. Roster move: LHP Sammy Solis assigned from XST.
Potomac 5 Lynchburg 4 (10 inn.)
• Rauh 5⅔ IP, 7H, 2R, 1ER, BB, 8K, HR
• Napoli (W, 1-0) 2IP, 0H, 0R, BB, 5K
• Bostick 2-5, R, RBI
• Ward 1-4, 2B, 3RBI
Drew Ward’s two-out, three-run double in the 9th forced extras while Chris Bostick’s two-out RBI singled plated the gamewinner in the 10th as the P-Nats returned to .500 with a 5-4 win vs. Lynchburg. Brian Rauh struck out eight over five and 2/3rds but was down 2-1 when he left with two outs in the 6th, giving up seven hits and a walk. Nick Lee closed out the 6th and stranded two runners but was dinged for two runs in the bottom of the 8th. The win went to David Napoli, as the second southpaw fanned five while shutting down the Hillcats in the 9th and 10th innings. Roster moves: OF Rafael Bautista placed on 7-Day DL; OF Narciso Mesa reassigned from Hagerstown.
Hagerstown 7 Lakewood 3
• Bach 5IP, 5H, 3R, 3ER, 2BB, 3K
• Mapes (W, 1-0) 3IP, 1H, 0R, 0BB, K
• Carey 2-4, 2R, SB, CS
• DeBruin 1-2, 2R, 2BB
• Marmolejos-Diaz 1-3, 2B, RBI
The Suns fell behind 3-0 early but scored in each of their last five “ups” to take the home opener, 7-3. Connor Bach got the no-decision with three runs given up on five hits and two walks while setting down three on strikes. Tyler Mapes allowed just one hit over three scoreless innings of relief to get the “W.” Rehabbing Denard Span was 3-for-4 with a solo HR while D.K. Carey led the regulars with a 2-for-4 night, scoring twice while stealing a base.
Roster moves: OF Denard Span assigned from Washington for MLB rehab; OF Alec Keller assigned from XST.
Trea Turner Update
Turner went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts and was picked off first for his second caught stealing in as many games.