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RailRiders Double-up on Bisons, 4-2

September 15, 2023 - International League (IL)
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders News Release

Moosic, PA - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders topped the Buffalo Bisons 4-2 on Friday night. Mitch Spence recorded his twelfth quality start of the season while Jake Lamb homered in the win.

Buffalo got on the board in the third frame. Cam Eden led off with a walk and scored on Rafael Lantigua's RBI double.

Orelvis Martinez added one with a solo shot in the next frame for a 2-0 advantage.

In the seventh inning, the RailRiders loaded the bases on free passes. Jesus Bastidas walked, Aaron Palensky was hit by a pitch, and Wilmer Difo drew a walk as well. Franchy Cordero smoked a line drive double to left to clear the bases for a 3-2 lead.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre tacked on another with a Jake Lamb home run in the eighth inning. A 408-foot blast made it 4-2 RailRiders.

Mitch Spence tossed his twelfth quality start with six innings off two run ball. He struck out six on 100 pitches. Zac Houston (W, 3-0) threw two shutout innings. Aaron McGarity (S, 4) slammed the door shut in the ninth inning.

Mitch White pitched five and a third clean innings as the starter. Jimmy Burnette (L, 1-2) allowed three runs in his outing.

The RailRiders and the Bisons continue their series Saturday afternoon at PNC Field. Southpaw Edgar Barclay is slated to make the 4:05 PM start.

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