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Goldeyes Take Series from RailCats in 7-2 Win
GARY, Ind. - A five-run fourth inning by the Goldeyes buried the RailCats as they lost 7-2 for the second straight night on Wednesday. The 'Cats fall to 44-45 on the season and are now six and half games back of Winnipeg in the wild card with 11 games to go.
The 'Cats got on the board in the bottom of the fourth on Eric Suttle's RBI single. Winnipeg got the run back in the fifth, as Alen scored on a double play to make it 7-1. Gary struck back in the eighth, adding a run on Mike Rohde's groundout to get to within 7-2.
Rolon (3-5) allowed seven runs, six earned, on nine hits in five frames. He walked five and struck out three. Marshall Schuler shined in relief, throwing two perfect innings and striking out four. On the other side, Chris Salamida (5-6) kept the RailCats bats quiet, allowing one run in seven innings. Salamida tied a season-high with seven strikeouts.
The series finale is a matinee matchup at 12:10 PM on Thursday. Morgan Coombs (5-7, 5.16) will go for the RailCats.