The Buffalo Bisons began their final series of 2022 with a loss in Moosic, Pennsylvania.
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 8 Buffalo 7 (11 Innings)
Stevie Berman got Buffalo on the board with a solo home run in the second inning. Rafael Lantigua and Yoshi Tsutsugo had RBI singles in the third and fifth. Addison Barger belted a three-run shot in the ninth to tie things up at 6-6. Berman singled home a run in the 10th to give the Herd a brief lead. Berman had three hits and finished a triple short of the cycle. Barger had two hits and a walk and Rafael Lantigua put up a ‘2’ in the hit column. L.J. Talley and Tsutsugo had a hit and a walk and Eric Stamets singled and was hit by a pitch. Nathan Lukes walked twice and Davis Schneider singled and stole third base in the 11th but was stranded.
José De León was jolted for three runs on three hits, including a two-run homer, and had a 2-2 K/BB total in 1-1/3 innings. Trent Thornton pitched 1-2/3 shutout innings but Anthony Kay allowed a solo homer despite striking out three in 1-1/3 innings. Nick Allgeyer stranded a runner for Kay but also served up a long ball while whiffing two in 1-2/3 innings. Foster Griffin gave up a run in two innings. The loss went to Brandon Eisert as he surrendered a run in the 10th and 11th.
*** 3 Stars!!! ***
3. Rafael Lantigua, Buffalo
2. Addison Barger, Buffalo
1. Stevie Berman, Buffalo