Baysox take 12-inning game,4-2

Bullpen helps Bowie take four of six on New England road trip.

News Release, Bowie Baysox

PORTLAND, Me. – The Bowie Baysox scored three extra-inning runs to earn a 4-2 win in 12 innings over the Portland Sea Dogs in front of 5,594 at Hadlock Field Sunday afternoon.

LHPAlex Wellsengaged in a pitcher’s duel through his six innings of work, allowing one run on three hits with five strikeouts in his third consecutive quality start (& fifth overall). RHPPedro Araujotossed 3 1/3 scoreless innings, while LHPTyler Erwinleft the bases loaded in the 12thinning to earn his third win of the season.

Down 1-0 after six innings,Preston Palmeiroquickly responded by lining a game-tying two-out double to the gap. The ninth two-bagger of the season for the first baseman scoredRylan Bannonand gave Palmeiro 17 RBI in 2019.

The Baysox (24-37) took their first lead of the day in the 11thinning, whenCarlos Perezled off with a RBI single up the middle to scoreYusniel Diazfor the catcher’s 14thrun batted in of the season. A Portland double tied the game with two outs in the bottom half the inning, but Bowie scored two runs in the 12thto take the game’s final lead.

The newest member of the Baysox,Engelb Vielma, drove in his first RBI to score Palmeiro to lead off the 12thinning. After advancing to second base on an error and to third base on aMason McCoysingle, Vielma scored the second run of the inning on aRyan McKennasacrifice fly to put the guests up 4-2.

Bowie returns home to Prince George’s Stadium for a pair of three-game series against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats and the Trenton Thunder, beginning Tuesday night at 6:35 p.m. RHPDean Kremeropens the homestand on the mound for the Baysox, who hosts another Dollar Dog Night and Two Buck Tuesday.

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