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The Red Wings dropped their third straight game after falling 5-3 Wednesday afternoon in Indianapolis.
The Indians took advantage of some sloppy Wings defense early to jump out in front.
A Wynston Sawyer throwing error led to Indianapolis’s first run in the first inning. An inning later, a Zander Wiel error at first led to two unearned runs when Christian Kelley doubled home a pair with two outs in the inning to make it 3-0.
Griffin Jax went four innings in his second Triple-A start allowing five runs (three earned) on seven hits. He did not register a walk nor strikeout.
Rochester got on the board in the sixth on an RBI groundout from Wilin Rosario.
Wiel made things closer in the ninth with a one-out, two-run homer, but the Wings wouldn’t get closer.
Sawyer collected four of the nine Rochester hits.
The Red Wings look to salvage the series finale on Thursday night at 7:05pm. Charlie Barnes will make the start for Rochester.