Scranton/Wilkes-Barre slugged a season-high six home runs, an emphatic response to being shut out on Thursday. Andrew Velazquez homered twice, his first two homers since June 26, as part of a 3-for-5, three-RBI night. Armando Alvarez started the scoring with a two-out, three-run shot on a 2-2 count to seize momentum.
Gil struck out nine batters in six innings, fanning the side in the second frame. He neutralized the leadoff base-on-balls to Reetz by inducing two forceouts and striking out Sanchez on a full count to end his 84-pitch outing.
By BILLY HEYEN ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s Tyler Austin and Brandon Drury have both spent time with the New York Yankees this season. They’re major league-level hitters stuck in Triple-A because of a numbers crunch. In the sixth inning Saturday, they showed their hitting abilities. Rochester’s Aaron Slegers had thrown five shutout innings to begin […]