News Release, Bowie Baysox
Jessie Valentin’s 8th inning HR gives Bowie 2-1 win
Erie, PA –Jesmuel Valentin‘s eighth-inning solo home run proved to be the difference as the Bowie Baysox took down the Erie SeaWolves 2-1 Tuesday night.
The game was scoreless into the fourth inning whenRylan Bannonled off by getting hit by a pitch.Yusniel Diazfollowed with a single, and thenAdemar Rifaelabrought in Bannon with a single of his own to give the Baysox a 1-0 advantage.
That lead held until the sixth, when Erie tied the game on a sacrifice fly fromTaylor Motter.
In the eighth, Valentin blasted a home run over the right field fence to break the tie and give Bowie a 2-1 lead it would never relinquish.
The rubber game of the series will be Wednesday afternoon at 12:05 p.m. withMarcos Molinaon the mound for Bowie.