BUFFALO- The Bisons lose their third straight game as they fall to Rochester, 3-2, on Tuesday night at Coca-Cola Field.
With two outs and runners on the corners in the seventh, Red Wings DH ByungHo Park singled to plate the go-ahead run and give Rochester a late 3-2 advantage.
Jason Leblebijian and Mike Ohlman started the bottom of the ninth both being hit by a pitch to put on the go-ahead and winning runs. However, Red Wings pitcher Michael Tonkin stopped the rally by striking out the side to end the game.
The Herd's starter Lucas Harrell allowed three runs on ten hits, striking out six and walking three. All ten of the hits he allowed were singles. Harrell was charged with the loss moving his record to 0-1 this year.
The Red Wings recorded four singles in the second inning. One of which came with the bases loaded by Zack Granite to give Rochester a 1-0 lead
In an early one-run hole, Rowdy Tellez evened the score with a moon shot to right estimated at 410 feet. The homerun was his sixth of the season.
The other Buffalo run came in the third inning. Roemon Fields led things off with a single down the line to left. He wasted no time stealing second on the first pitch for his 14th steal of the season. He was able to move over to third on a passed ball by Red Wings catcher John Ryan Murphy. Jake Elmore then drove in the run with a ground out to second scoring Fields from third and taking a 2-1 lead.
The Herd will look to bounce back and end their three-game losing streak Wednesday night against the Red Wings. First pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m. at Coca-Cola Field.
Bisons notes: Roemon Fields was 2-3 with a run scored…All 14 hits allowed by Buffalo pitchers were singles.