The Senators snapped their three-game losing streak with a 7-3 win over the Erie SeaWolves Friday night in Erie. Harrisburg had a hit in every inning but one, the seventh, and at least two hits in six frames. As good as the offense was, Alex Troop was even better in earning the win. He struck out nine SeaWolves in five innings of work.
Alex Troop made a spot start, going five innings for the win. Troop was sensational. Along with the strikeouts, he walked just one and allowed only two hits. He twice struck out three batters in an inning. Carson Teel followed and in 1.2 innings he allowed three runs on four hits. Dakody Clemmer and Reid Schaller combined to go the final 2.1 innings without allowing a run. Schaller struck out four of the five batters he faced. The pitching staff combined to strike out 14 SeaWolves.
Jack Dunn and Wilson Garcia both had four hits for the Senators. Dunn also had a double and scored three times. Garcia hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning and drove in three overall. Jake Alu hit a two-run home run and drove in another run with a sacrifice fly. Gilbert Lara had three hits including a double and scored twice. Alfredo Rodriguez had three hits, a double and drove in a run.