Vancouver's Epic Comeback

Sunday, June 09 2024 @ 07:12 AM EDT

Contributed by: Gerry

Vancouver trailed 7-0 after six innings but they scored in the seventh, eighth and ninth to win 8-7. Dunedin also had a nice win. After several excellent performances at the top of the system on Friday, it was back to losing ways for Buffalo and New Hampshire.

Buffalo 3 Lehigh Valley 9

New Hampshire 5 Erie 10

Vancouver 8 Everett 7

Dunedin 3 Palm Beach 1

FCL Phillies 3 FCL Blue Jays 2

Three Stars

Third Star - Nick Goodwin

Second Star - Jamari Baylor

First Star - Josh Kasevich



Troy Watson gave up a couple of big flies and was pulled after two innings with six runs in. The Bisons were unable to get back in the game. Steward Berroa had given Buffalo hope with a lead off home run. Addison Barger and Orelvis Martinez singled in the sixth and both scored on wild pitches. Buffalo had six hits, Barger and Martinez had two each.

CJ Van Eyk continued his rough stretch with another tough outing. He lasted 3.1 innings but was charged with seven runs. Even though the Fisher Cats were beaten by five they were only outhit by one, 11-10. Josh Kasevich went 4-5. Alan Roden and Miguel Hiraldo had two hits each, a single and a double. Devonte Brown hit his sixth home run, a solo effort.

For Vancouver, Carson Pierce made his first start of the season for the C's. It did not go well, he gave up four runs in the first inning and another in the second. By the end of the sixth Vancouver trailed 7-0. In the seventh, after a couple of walks and with two outs, Nick Goodwin hit a three run home run. In the eighth, after a walk and an error, and with two outs, Dasan Brown tripled in two more runs to make it a 7-5 game. In the ninth, with one out, Jackson Hornung and Peyton Williams singled. Jamari Baylor then hit a three run home run to make it 8-7.

Hornung and Jeff Wehler had two hits each.

Dunedin spread the offense, nine hits by eight hitters. Alexis Hernandez was the only hitter with two hits. Kekai Rios, who is on rehab had the big hit, a three run double in the third inning.

Nolan Perry got the start. He went three inning with one run allowed. He struck out four. TJ Brock got four outs on his rehab.

In the FCL Sam Shaw and Enmanuel Bonilla each had three hits. The rest of the hitters had two hits.

In the DSL, Sann Omosako, an 18 year old Brazilian/Japanese pitcher, threw five shutout innings.