BOWIE (13-11) 9-13-0
ERIE (8-16) 6-14-4
The SeaWolves squandered a late lead on Wednesday at UPMC Park as they fell to the Bowie Baysox 9-6 in 10 innings.
Bowie jumped ahead in the top of the first inning against Erie starter Spencer Turnbull. Anderson Feliz doubled with one out and scored on a Corban Joseph double for a 1-0 lead. Austin Hays doubled home Joseph with two outs for a 2-0 lead.
Erie got a run back in the bottom of the first against Bowie starter Lucas Humpel. Dominic Ficociello singled with two outs and moved to second on a wild pitch. Gabriel Quintana singled home Ficociello making it 2-1.
Erie tied the game in the second. Harold Castro led off with a double and moved to third on a Troy Montgomery sacrifice bunt. Sergio Alcantara brought home Castro on a base hit to make it 2-2.
The ‘Wolves then took the lead in the fourth. Montgomery doubled with one out and Alcantara walked. Jacob Robson doubled home Montgomery for a 3-2 lead. With runners on second and third, Kody Eaves lifted a sacrifice fly to center, scoring Alcantara to make it 4-2. Ficociello capped a three-run inning with a base hit to score Robson for a 5-2 advantage.
The Baysox cut the lead down to a pair of runs in the fifth. Erick Salcedo led off with a base hit and came home on an Armando Araiza double.
In the bottom of the seventh, Erie added to the lead once again. Ficociello and Quintana started the inning with back-to-back singles. Ficociello moved to third on a fielder’s choice and scored on a Jake Rogers sacrifice fly to make it 6-3.
Bowie got one back in the top of the eighth against reliever Matt Hall. Joseph led off and reached on an error. He advanced to second on a Hall throwing error on a pickoff attempt and scored on a Hays triple to make it 6-4.
The Baysox then tied the game in the top of the ninth against Erie reliever John Schreiber. Cedric Mullins led off with a walk and scored on two-out Feliz triple to make it 6-5. Joseph then singled home Feliz, tying the game 6-6.
In the top of the 10th, Bowie took the lead for the first time since the second inning, against reliever Jeff Thompson. With the free runner on second, Aderlin Rodriguez singled to put runners on the corners. With one out, Mullins single to center and on a Castro error, two runs came in to score to make it an 8-6 game. Mullins would come home to score on Erie’s fourth error of the afternoon on a ground ball hit by Adrian Marin to make it 9-6.
Erie went quietly in the bottom of the 10th against reliever Paul Fry who earned his second save.
Reid Love (1-0) earned the win in relief for the Baysox tossing 1.1 scoreless innings.
Thompson (0-1) took the loss allowing three unearned runs on three hits with no walks and two strikeouts in an inning of work.
Turnbull took the tough no-decision allowing three runs on seven hits with no walks while striking out a season-high eight batters in a season-high six innings pitched.