Post-Game Notes-Rochester 2, Norfolk 1June 7, 2012 - International League (IL) Rochester Red Wings
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Rochester Red Wings (27-33)
THAT'S GAME : The Red Wings posted their first walk-off win since the 2nd game of an August 15, 2011 doubleheader vs. Columbus...Ray Chang's RBI single scored Rene Rivera in the 7th for Rochester's 4-3 win that night.
THAT'S HOW WE DO IT : Matt Carson's 13th-inning single was the difference in the game...Carson l eads the team with 54 hits, 19 extra-base hits, 15 doubles, 18 RBI, 79 total bases, and 24 runs scored.
AFTER THE FACT : The Red Wings improved to 2-2 in extra-inning games.
THE DISTANCE : The 13-inning game is the longest for the Red Wings since an 18-inning affair May 19, 2011 vs. Louisville....the Wings won 7-6 in 5 hours and 5 minutes that night...Ray Chang's RBI single won it for the Wings.
REVVED UP : The Red Wings have won 4 of their last 5, 5 of their last 7, and 7 of their last 10...the Wings are 13-10 in their last 23 games beginning May 15.
FINAL FRONTIER : The Red Wings have won 12 of their last 17 games at Frontier Field and are 21-16 along Morrie Silver Way overall, including a 17-12 mark as the home team.
FOUR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT : Red Wings' pitchers have surrendered 4 earned runs or less in 19 straight games at Frontier Field, including 13 contests with one or no runs allowed...they have a 2.57 ERA at Frontier Field (92 ER/322.0 IP).
EXTRAORDINARY: The Red Wings have recorded at least one extra-base hit in 34 consecutive games, their longest such streak in one season since July 31-September 5, 2009, when they had a 38-game streak.
NO RUNS FOR YOU : Luke French had worked 14.0 consecutive scoreless innings until allowing one to score in the 6th inning.
DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE, DOUBLE YOUR FUN : J.R. Towles had his 4th multi-hit effort of the season, going 2-for-5... 9 of his 17 hits have been doubles.
NO MORE CHICKEN PARM : Chris Parmelee was recalled to Minnesota prior to today's game...Parmelee ranked 2nd in the IL in hitting beginning May 17, when he joined the Red Wings... he batted .375 (18-for-48) in 15 games with Rochester.
MAKING MOVES : Righthander Cole DeVries was optioned from Minnesota to Rochester; righthander Samuel Deduno and outfielder Brian Dinkelman were reinstated from 7-Day Disabled List; righthander Anthony Slama was placed on 7-Day DL; and righthander Steve Hirschfeld was transferred to Double-A New Britain.
Norfolk Tides (27-35)
GETTING MIGGY WITH IT : Miguel Tejada has hit .319 (22-for-69) in 19 games since joining Norfolk on May 20, and he's struck out just 7 times in 78 plate appearances.
TAKING NAMES : J.C. Romero has not allowed a run in his 10 appearances... he's given up just 3 hits and 2 walks while striking out 8 in 8.0 innings.
I WANNA GO HOME! : The Tides are 0-10 in one-run games on the road.
IT'S ALL GOOD : The Tides have not committed an error in 7 games in June.
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