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Wolves Split Doubleheader; Stay Alive in Playoff Race

Moya Hit on Knee in the Loss

GAME TWO

The SeaWolves rallied to take down the Baysox 7-3 in game two of Tuesday night's doubleheader at Jerry Uht Park.

Erie jumped ahead in the first against Bowie starter Julio DePaula. Dixon Machado doubled with one out to extend his season-best hitting streak to nine straight games. He later scored on an error for a 1-0 lead.

Bowie tied the game in the third when Chris Marrero nailed a solo home run off of Erie starter Slade Smith. It was the lone run allowed by Smith who started his first game of the season.

The 'Wolves regained the lead in the fourth. With two outs, Drew Longley extended the inning with a base hit to left. Jamie Johnson followed with a knock putting two on for Machado. Machado doubled off the wall in left-center, plating a pair for a 3-1 lead. Machado came home on a Devon Travis RBI knock making it 4-1.

Erie added onto the lead in the fifth. Dean Green led off with a walk and Francisco Martinez singled putting two on. With one out, Jason Krizan belted a three-run home run to right for a 7-1 lead. The home run was his seventh and third hit of the game.

Bowie plated a pair off of Bryan Augenstein in the seventh but would get no closer as Erie won 7-3.

Smith (3-6) earned the win allowed a run on four hits with no walks and a strikeout in five innings.

GAME ONE

The SeaWolves dropped the opener of Tuesday night's doubleheader 4-2 to the Bowie Baysox at Jerry Uht Park.

The teams exchanged runs in the first inning. In the top of the first Buck Britton homered off of Erie starter Josh Turley. In the bottom half, Jamie Johnson led off with a double, moved to third on a Dixon Machado knock and scored on a fielder's choice to tie the game.

Erie grabbed the lead in the third. Craig Albernaz led off with an infield bunt single. He moved into scoring position on a Machado knock and scored on a Devon Travis double making it 2-1.

The Baysox responded with two in the fifth on back-to-back home runs from Chris Marrero and David Freitas for a 3-2 Bowie lead.

Bowie would add one more in the seventh and went on for a 4-2 win.

Turley (3-4) took the loss despite a third straight quality start. He allowed three runs on five hits with two walks and three strikeouts in six innings.

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